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Weekly Opportunities in Light of COVID-19

 Book Study—Holy Envy by Barbara Brown Taylor
Saturdays, 10:00-11:00 a.m. (ish… sometimes we talk a little longer) on Zoom
Saturday, August 8 we will read Chapter 7-The Shadow-Bearers.
(we will not meet on August 15 but will resume on August 22 with Chapter 8)
​Worship-Tenth Sunday after Pentecost
Sunday, August 9
Facebook, 7:30 a.m. and any time after, and 9:00 a.m. in the courtyard. (Bring your lawn chair and shade umbrella if you want one!)
The scriptures for the sermon are
First Reading: 1 Kings 19:9-18 - The Lord speaks to Elijah on Mount Horeb
Psalm: Psalm 85:8-13 - I will listen to what the Lord God is saying. (Ps. 85:8)
Second Reading: Romans 10:5-15 - Hearing and confessing the word of faith
Gospel: Matthew 14:22-33 - Jesus walking on the sea

​Sunday Fellowship Zoom
Sunday, August 9, 11:00 a.m.

​Monday Text Study
Monday, August 10, 10:30-11:30am
The lectionary texts we will be reading for Sunday August 16,
First Reading: Isaiah 56:1, 6-8 – A house of prayer for all peoples
Psalms: Psalm 67:1-7 - May God be gracious to us
Second Reading: Romans 11:1-2a, 29-32 – God’s mercy to all, Jew and Gentile
Gospel: Matthew 15: 21-28 – The healing of the Canaanite woman’s daughter

​Centering Prayer
Tuesdays, 11:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m. via Zoom.

contact Pastor Karla at karla.seyb.stockton@me.com for info to connect to any of our Zoom events




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​​​A Labyrinth for prayer and meditation is in our front yard and available to all.
A Labyrinth for prayer and meditation is in our front yard
​and available to all on a 24/7
 ​​​ basis.​​

Don’t let a bad church experience keep you from attending church. We’ve never let a bad restaurant
experience stop us from eating out. #tryagain