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  1. News & Articles : 2018 Elective Term 6: Alongside

    A Practical Guide for Loving Your Neighbor in Their Time of Trial

    Sundays, April 8, 22, 29, May 6, 13
    9:45-10:45am in Room 204
    Facilitators: TBA

    Whether it’s cancer, the death of a loved one, a long-term illness, or another significant challenge, we all know someone facing trials. We wonder, “What can I do to help?”

    How many times have you wanted to do the practical thing when someone in your community is in a hard place, but had no idea where to start? In this collection of stories and experiences, we will explore what is actually needed and what is truly appropriate depending on the depth of the relationship.

  2. News & Articles : 2018 Elective Term 5: The Losses of Our Lives

    The Losses of Our Lives: The Sacred Gifts of Renewal in Everyday Loss

    Sundays, February 18 – March 25
    9:45-10:45am in Room 204
    Facilitators: Bill & Nancy Roberts

    Author Dr. Nancy Copeland-Payton, a spiritual director and ordained clergy, reframes loss from the perspective that our everyday losses help us to learn what we need to handle the major losses. “The Losses of Our Lives” includes spiritual practices and questions for reflecting and exploring.

    “When we intentionally enter into our everyday walk through small losses, the terrain of larger losses, the valley of the shadow of death, is not totally unknown. It is not completely unfamiliar, alien, terrifying, for we have walked some of this way before with our lesser losses. We can journey through this valley of loss, for journey through it we must. And we can emerge markedly changed, but alive, on the other side.” – Prologue