The Art and Practice of Prayer: Embracing Divine Presence
Sundays @ 10am, Rm. 6
What is prayer? Does it simply consist of getting something out of God or does it tap into something deeper in us, a longing for intimate connection, as a parent picks up a child to hold them? This curriculum is to start the discussion as to what prayer means and how we regain a practice that is at the core of who we are. We will hear from theologians and thinkers who share their own journeys of prayer. Part of the curriculum will provide suggestions for practices that can either be done alone or communally.
May 27, Session 7: "Prayer as Listening"
Video: "Hearing the Voice of Love"
May 20, Session 6: "Prayer as Spiritual Detox "
May 13, Session 5: "Prayer as Communion, Pt 2"
April 29, Session 4: "Prayer as Communion, Pt 1"
Video: "The State of Communion"
April 22, Session 3: "Prayer as Passage"
Video: "The Passage of Prayer"
April 15, Session 2: "Prayer as Breathing"
Video: "Pray Ceaselessly"
April 8, Session 1: "Prayer as the Gift of Presence"
Video: "Prayer and Surrender"
Brown Bag Bible Study
Tuesdays @ 12noon, Fellowship Hall
Bring your brown bag lunch and join us for Bible study, prayer, and fellowship. Each Tuesday we discuss the passage preached on the prior Sunday.
Luke 1:46-55 And Mary said, “My soul magnifies the Lord, and my spirit rejoices in God my Savior, for he has looked with favor on the lowliness of his servant. Surely, from now on all generations will call me blessed; for the Mighty One has done great things for me, and holy is his name. His mercy is for those who fear him from generation to generation.He has shown strength with his arm; he has scattered the proud in the thoughts of their hearts. He has brought down the powerful from their thrones, and lifted up the lowly; he has filled the hungry with good things, and sent the rich away empty. He has helped his servant Israel, in remembrance of his mercy, according to the promise he made to our ancestors, to Abraham and to his descendants forever.”