March 6, 2020

Adult Formation Opportunities

  Lenten Supper & Conversation Series | Wednesdays, 5:30 to 7:00 p.m., Parish Hall An exciting – and “open-ended” – experience is before us this Lent:  A series of simple suppers and guided conversations, intended to forge and foster relations of understanding among local populations that, on the surface, have significant differences.  Yet, when given the opportunity, we may well discover huge commonalities and new partners and friends who are deeply invested in the health and well-being of our communities.   The invitation to “others” read: …This year’s series hopes to bring divergent communities together, breaking bread (and “supping” soup) together on Wednesday evenings.  The Jewish Federation is already on tap for March 4.  We await response from the Islamic […]
February 3, 2020

Midweek Lenten Experience | 

Fr. Jeff is seeking several persons to help pull together a series of “fellowship dinner/conversations” with brothers and sisters of the broader faith community (think our friends from Temple B’nai Israel, the Islamic Center, etc.).  March 4th’s session is already booked with our friends of the Jewish Federation – but more structure and invitation await a team’s attention.  Here’s an example of the introduction to a similar series/dinner of the Jewish Federation and a Presbyterian congregation in Toledo: “Welcome. Tonight, we gather to break bread and engage in conversation in order to advance our friendship and increase our mutual understanding. We have many commonalities. Acts of generosity, hospitality, and the constant pursuit of social justice are shared core values. We are […]