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FAQs for Sunday School

The Reverend Christine V. Hides When and where is Sunday school? Check in at 9:45 a.m. near the Schmidt Chapel. Sunday school will meet outdoors, weather permitting. Masks are required indoors. What should kids wear to church? Anything comfortable for outdoor play and occasional messy projects I need help with registration or have [...]

A Back to School Prayer

The Reverend Christine V. Hides The new school year arrives with both excitement and uncertainty. Prayers for this milestone ground us in God’s hope and grace, reminding us of God’s loving presence in each and every moment of our lives. Below is a prayer inspired by the familiar structure of Psalm 23, the [...]

Prayers of the People August 8, 2021

The Reverend Christine V. Hides God of green pastures, Creator of abundant life, On this Sabbath day we are grateful for your gift of rest, a respite from our daily journeys, for sacred music to lift our hearts, and for poetry and scripture to nourish our souls. We remember silently the people [...]

2021-08-14T07:54:07-05:00Church Stories, Pastoral Prayer|

How are you relating to others?

Prayer Praise and Painting, June 20, 2021 The Reverend Christine V. HidesMother Teresa was featured in Prayer, Praise and Painting yesterday. This is how we artfully interpreted her approach to helping people, one by one:Perhaps Mother Teresa’s “one by one” approach resulted from her focus on relationships. As we reemerge from the pandemic, how [...]

Prayers of the People June 20, 2021

The Reverend Christine V. Hides Holy God, Gracious Parent of us all,Your presence is with us all of our daysAnd your love surrounds us in every tender moment. We ask your blessing this day for all fathers, grantthem joy and togetherness, grace and wholeness. And in those parent-childrelationships where there is hurt and disappointment, we [...]

2021-06-23T12:22:28-05:00Church Stories, Pastoral Prayer|

Hybrid Bible Read Along—Selected Psalms

Wednesdays, 9:15–10 a.m. Online and in-person in the Centennial Room June 2–July 28 The Bible Read Along group welcomes new participants who wish to explore the poetry of the Psalms. No prior reading or experience is necessary. This is a hybrid class; you may drop-in online or in person as you are able to [...]

2021-05-27T12:11:45-05:00Adult Education, Church Stories|