Spirituality

Spirituality

Feb 27, 2021

Church at home worship service for february 28th weekend

We want you to be able to be a part of our worshiping community in the safety of your own home. We are a gathered community in heart and spirit and we are grateful you are here with us. We invite you to download a bulletin so you can sing along with the hymns and share in the prayers. To listen to Mother Barbara’s homily only, please click below.
Feb 27, 2021

Zoom worship service this weekend feb. 27th 5-6 p.m.

We invite you to join us in worship by Zoom this weekend, on Saturday evening, from 5-6 p.m. This will be an opportunity to worship in community, with communion (either Spiritual Communion or Communion under Special Circumstances) and to feel the joy of being with others. To download a bulletin so you can sing and pray along, please click below. To join our Zoom Worship, please click on the link below. You will be taken directly into the waiting room…
Feb 28, 2021

Preparing to Become the Beloved Community

We are engaging with the Episcopal Church curriculum of “Preparing to Become the Beloved Community” this season of Advent. The study is focused on the scripture for these 4 weeks of Advent and Christmas Day. Our time together will include scripture study, prayer, small group discussion, and time for reflection. All of you are invited to participate as we deepen our understanding of God’s dream for humanity and how we can work with the Holy Spirit in making this happen.…
Mar 2, 2021

Meditation or Centering Prayer

In these times when so much is overwhelming and life is pressing hard upon us, and every moment it seems as though we need to adapt yet again to one more thing, our returning to God is essential. This happens in many ways, through reading, walking in nature, studying the scripture, serving at the community meal, engaging in small group discussions, talking to our children about their faith — and so often the very best pathway to open our hearts…
Mar 4, 2021

The Universal Christ Book Group

We gather every other week to discuss the book, The Universal Christ, which is written by Richard Rohr, a Franciscan monk and a Roman Catholic priest. His writing offers an expansive way to view the difference between Jesus (the person who embodied humanity and divinity) and Christ, which is the presence of the Risen Christ, made possible through the resurrected Jesus, yet also was in the beginning with the presence of God the Creator. It’s a fascinating book which leads…
Mar 7, 2021

Prayer Shawl Ministry Group Gathering

If you knit or crochet, we invite you to join our Prayer Shawl Ministry. We meet the first Sunday of every month in the Parish Library, where we will pray, knit, and support each other as we create prayer shawls which will be blessed by the congregation and offered to someone in need. If you want to learn how to knit or crochet, show up and we’ll teach you.
Mar 10, 2021

Early Church Writings

We will gather electronically to delve into the early church writings, or the Epistles, which are the oldest books in our New Testament. We will prepare by reading the text (each Epistle), learn about its context, history, key words, important theological concepts and significance in our current thinking, and then explore how it may have shaped our worship practices or how it fits into our life today. Our sessions will last one hour, with about 30 minutes of that in…