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Sunday Worship and Education.
April 26 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
ALL ACTIVITIES ARE TEMPORARILY CANCELLED. PLEASE JOIN US ONLINE AT 9:30 AM ON SUNDAYS FOR THE WORSHIP SERVICE. LINK TO ONLINE SERVICE CAN BE FOUND BY CLICKING ON WORSHIP, LIVE, THEN LINK ON PAGE
Note: On a month with a 5th Sunday, there will be a joint worship service with the First Baptist’s and all activities will be move forward by 30 minutes.
Choir Practice – 9:00 am – Sanctuary
Worship – 9:30 am – 10:30 am in the sanctuary.
Children’s Worship – Grades 3-5 – 9:30 am – 10:30 am – The 3rd – 5th graders will meet in room 105.
Children’s Worship – Preschool – 2nd Grade – 9:45 am – 10:30 am – Children preschool (potty-trained) through second grade will begin in worship. Following the Children’s Sermon, kids will be escorted to Children’s Worship. This year, we will use the newly dedicated Children’s Worship Space (classroom 103). Children will have their very own worship experience, learning Bible stories through seeing, hearing, and performing hands-on activities. Parents should pick up their children in the classroom after worship.
Fellowship Time – 10:30 am -11:30 am in Fellowship Hall.
Adult Education – 11:00 am – 12:00 am – Friendship Room
- March 1: In the last twenty years, the volume of clothes Americans throw away has doubled– from 7 million to 14 million tons. That equals 80 pounds per person per year. The costs to the environment and to human rights continue to grow, as well. Deb Boisvert of the Eco-Justice Committee will present, “The High Cost of Cheap Clothes.” Please join us for an introduction to this important topic.”March 8: The Violence Divine DVD series with John Dominic Crossan will continue.March 15: Dr. Sarah Neusius’ topic is A Primer on Native American Religion and Spirituality. Popular fascination with Native American beliefs and spiritual practices often treat these as unitary and practiced by all Indians, but actually there were many distinct cultures and beliefs among the Native peoples of North America at European contact, and this is reflected in a variety of traditions recognizable today. A more accurate understanding appreciates this diversity and recognizes the cultural context of particular beliefs and practices. In addition, a variety of fascinating religious or spiritual responses to the oppression caused by European settler colonialism are worth noting as is the importance of Pentecostalism and other Christian beliefs among many contemporary Native American tribes.
March 22: Sam Kidder will do a session on his series on John Bingham from the Presbyterian Historical Society website.
March 29: Youth Sunday and 5th Sunday of the month;
no Adult Ed.
Coming Up: The Adult Ed Committee expects to use the DVD ProFuture Faith by the Reverend Michael Dowd, which addresses “Eco-theism” (more later for the curious) after the Violence Divine series is concluded this spring.
Confirmation Class – 11:00 am – 12:00 am – room 101
Parent’s Ministry Group – 11:00 am – 12:00 am – room 105