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Cursillo: A 3-day renewal weekend for all people
You can email Alyce Goldsmith for more information.
Cursillo is a 3-day renewal weekend for all people, held at the Diocesan Retreat Center, DaySpring. If you are looking for an opportunity to gain a deeper understanding of Jesus’ teachings in a caring community, then please join us! The Cursillo weekend is followed by on-going support at Ascension as together we discover ways of living out our Baptismal vows. The next weekend is October 24th —27th. Contact: Alyce Goldsmith for more information.
Sunday morning programs:
9:00am BREAKFAST!! Join us for great food and fellowship!
9:15am. Paul's Letter to the Philippians Bible Study with Father John Hiers & Alyce Goldsmith, in the workroom
10:15am Sunday school for our children BEGINS
Godly Play (ages 3, 4, 5, & 6 years old)
& Journeys (grades 1st—5th)
Our nursery is available for infants – 3 years, across the street; or we
have an area in the side chapel for the little ones
11:20am Sunday School for Middle School & High School
Middle School meets in the Green Room across the street
High School meets in the Youth Room across the street
11:30am Adult Education: St. John’s Gospel In the Parish Hall
with Father John Hiers
10:00am Gather for light refreshment and prayer; followed by small group studies. Tuesday Small group classes begin in the Parish Hall.
☧ Second John — Bible study with Father Leo in the Parish Hall; bring your Bible.
☧ Jesus in Me: Experiencing the Holy Spirit as a Constant Companion — Book study with Bette Crown; meet in the Green Room
6:30pm Pot-Luck Supper: bring a dish to share in the Parish Hall
7:00pm Pilgrim’s Way: Movie and discussion in the Workroom
7:00pm Choir Rehearsal in the Choir Room
6:30am Men’s Bible Study in the Parish Hall
10:30am Women’s Bible Study and Prayer in the Green Room
NOON — The Change that Changes Everything with Richard Rohr —
video & discussion in the library with Alyce Goldsmith
St. Teresa’s Guild
If you have been involved with ChristCare or Stephen’s Ministers ministries, this is a perfect opportunity for you!! Come join the women and men who bring communion and minister to those no longer able to participate in parish activities — our shut-ins, homebound, and hospitalized members. This is a special ministry of love and care. All are invited to join. Father Leo is chaplain to this wonderful ministry. For more information, contact Anne Jones (727-412-5505).
Anytime Reading Options (this is NOT a safe list)
by Brian McLaren
Jesus Freaks, Revolutionaries: Stories of Revolutionaries who changed their word: Fearing GOD, not man
by dc Talk
Searching for Sunday: Loving, Leaving, and Finding the Church
by Rachel Held Evans
Blue Like Jazz: Nonreligious thoughts on Christian Spirituality
by Donald Miller
Bonhaeffer: A Biography
by Eric Metaxas
Carry on Warrior: Thoughts on Life Unarmed
by Glennon Doyle Melton
Tiny Beautiful Things: Advice on Love and Life from Dear Sugar
by Cheryl Strayed
by R. J. Palacio
Love Wins: A Book about Heaven, Hell, and the Fate of Every Person Who Ever Lived
by Rob Bell
(Click at the bottom of the page to order: amazonesmile!)