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The focus will be on the Acts of the Apostles, offering an opportunity to read the text, and to explore and discover together what happens after the end of Luke’s Gospel. All are welcome and no prior experience is necessary.
The discussion will be facilitated by Ginger Goodrich. Come and see!
All singers, grades 4-9
Attendance to either this rehearsal or the Wednesday night rehearsal is expected.
Adults and singers grade 10+
Join us as we read together the Gospel of John. Time-honored questions and a unique group process called Approaching the Gospels Together guide us into a fresh way of encountering Jesus in the Gospel text. Whether you have never read the Gospel of John or have read it many times, this approach allows the Gospel to meet you where you are on your spiritual journey. We will read the Gospel of John in order from beginning to end, but each session is stand-alone. No prior preparation is required, so you are welcome to come when you can.
For more information, contact Sarah Elliott at email@example.com.
“I am welcome here in God’s House!” As the opening song of this special service suggests, First Steps to Worship celebrates the hospitality and welcome that God intends for all of his children, regardless of age. Especially designed and planned for all, but especially for households with young children (this means grown-ups, too!), the First Steps experience is vibrant yet instructive, playful yet powerful, flexible yet valuing ritual, and downright joyful! Communion is celebrated each week of the year at First Steps, and families gather afterward for fellowship. The liturgy itself begins at 10:15am, and it is held in Haas Hall, just off Family Alley, behind the worship space.
Each Sunday, we endeavor to make our 10am service in the church relevant to families as we include children and youth in worship leadership. Whether it’s the St. Francis Choir or the Choristers singing, a sermon that speaks to the needs of the family, collecting food to be blessed at the altar to share with the poor, or having a youth read Scripture lessons aloud, the focus is on family.