Bishop Mary Gray-Reeves will be presenting a diocesan workshop: Lexicon—Emerging Faith Language from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at St. Paul’s, Salinas. Participants will discuss what churches can do to become more accessible gathering points for spiritual and religious conversation for all. Register by Wednesday, January 16, at www.edecr.org. The $25 fee includes lunch.
The Friends of St. Benedict will resume meeting in the library from 4:00 to 6:00 p.m. for study and prayer on February 20, 2013. The group aims to integrate the wisdom of monastic life and spiritual theology into our everyday lives as Christians. We meet the third Wednesday of every month, and all are welcome.
Are you an artist, photographer, painter, writer, or musician who is apprehensive or even afraid to create the beauty and truth of life you really want to? Come and join this three-month adventure beginning on Monday, February 17, 2013. This three-month journey is based on Julia Cameron’s book Walking in This World. Twelve chapters are […]
Walking through Jello: Finding Solid Ground While Experiencing Loss will be taught by the Rev. Cynthia Spencer on six consecutive Mondays (January 14–February 18) from 10:30 a.m. to noon. This is a free class, open to all, during which you will learn skills to help you through life’s ongoing journey of loss. The class is appropriate for […]
The current resurgence of interest in Dietrich Bonhoeffer, based in part on the publication in English of his complete works, demonstrates his relevance to our day. Bonhoeffer’s articulation of the centrality of Christ to our daily life is as breathtaking as it is challenging. Make this winter a time of intellectual stimulation and spiritual growth by […]
The Wednesday midweek Bible study will resume on January 9 at 10:30 a.m. in Grant Hall. All are welcome to participate, learn, and share. The group is studying the Book of Acts and will resume with a lesson on Chapter Sixteen. There’s time over Christmas break to read the first fifteen chapters, but for those of you […]
By Robin Denney Youth from All Saints’, their friends, and youth from other parts of the diocese participated in a two-day Hunger Games-themed retreat in November. The youth played games, watched the movie, ate food from the books, participated in a role-playing game, and discussed the deeper themes of the books. The event was a […]
The Gospel and sermon will be offered in story form during the four Sundays in Advent in order to more fully include all ages in the services. Godly Play will be cancelled at 10:30 a.m., but the nursery will be open. We encourage children to invite their parents to sit in a front pew, so […]
The Hunger Games–it has dominated the movie scene and top-selling books for over a year. The morals lie beneath the surface of its heart-wrenching storyline of sacrifice, love, and hope–“the only thing stronger than fear.” Some viewers and parents may have missed the message, but from Friday, November 9, to Saturday, November 10, the youth in grades 6-12 […]
Every Monday through November 12, Fr. Rick is offering a series of evening classes blending four traditional spiritual practices from our tradition: centering prayer, conversatio, study, and a rule of life. In the section on study we will read passages from a seventh-century mystical writer named Isaac the Syrian, sometimes known as Isaac of Nineveh. You will […]