News | the week of July 23

Jamie Howison is away at St John’s Abbey in Collegeville, Minnesota, through to Saturday July 28. Sometime over the course of this week, he’ll be posting a brief update as to the shape of this week of study and refreshment, so if you’re interested do check back. In cases of pastoral urgency, please contact us and we’ll connect you with Jaylene Johnson, our ministry coordinator.

The readings for Sunday July 29 are Ephesians 3:14-21 and John 6:1-21.

Small group surveys – We’re trying to get a bit of a reading as to who might be interested in taking part in small group (bible study, book group, or other special interest group) this fall. Please take the time to fill out one of the survey forms on the back table at the church. You can also request one by contacting us.

Theology by the GlassLooking ahead a few weeks, our next session in this series is set for Tuesday August 14, 7:30pm at “The Red Cactus,” 691 Corydon Avenue. We’ll have the article for discussion posted on the website in the next week or so.

Summer Sabbath: A Spiritual Retreat for Adults – August 11, 7pm through August 14, 1pm at St Benedict’s Monastery, just north of the city. Time for a break from noisy demands, for resting and nurturing one’s spirit. Enjoy leisure to read, pray and rediscover your love for life and for God. Experience some spiritual practices such as lectio divina, walking the labyrinth, centering prayer, chant and more. Treat yourself to a spiritual vacation! Led by Rachel Twigg Boyce and Kalyn Falk, both of whom are members of saint benedict’s table. If you want a bit more information, you can contact us and we’ll put you in touch with Rachel and Kalyn. Registration including a private room is $350, or $240 for commuters (inclusive exc. breakfast). To register, contact the Monastery online.

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