Sunday Morning Conversations in FaithDuring the church year, adults gather every Sunday morning in the Sharpe Room (Lower Lance Hall, 150 Meeting Street) at 9:30 AM for Fellowship and 9:45 AM for CONVERSATIONS IN FAITH. All are welcome to come and participate in these lively discussions about life and faith.
she celebrated the sacrament of letting go.
First she surrendered her green,
then the orange, yellow, and red
finally she let go of her brown.
Shedding her last leaf
she stood empty and silent, stripped bare.
Leaning against the winter sky
she began her vigil of trust.
Shedding her last leaf
she watched its journey to the ground....
Do the difficult things while they are easy and do the great things while they are small.
A journey of a thousand miles must begin with a single step. - Lao Tzu
Peace Is Every Step
Meditation in Action: The Life and Work of Thich Nhat Hanh
September 16 & 23, 2012
The miracle is not to walk on water.
April 15th and 22nd, 9:30 am, The Sharpe Room (Lower Lance Hall)
The links between spirituality and food have been depicted in art, stories, the bible, ancient traditions and ceremonies since the start of civilization. However, seldom do we examine the nature of the relationship
Take, o take me as I am,
(each arm extends outwards, one at a time, palms facing up)
Summon out what I shall be,
(Roll hands together and spread arms apart overhead)
Set your seal upon my heart
(Bring hands on top of one another and place on heart)
and live in me.
(From heart, move hands, palms down and together down your
Artress, Rev. Dr. Lauren, Walking a Sacred Path: Rediscovering the Labyrinth as a Sacred Tool: Riverhead Books, published by the Berkeley Publishing Group, NY, NY, 1995.
Artress, Rev. Dr. Lauren, The Sacred Path Companion: A Guide to Walking the Labyrinth to Heal and Transform: Berkeley Publishing Group, New York , New York, 2006.
Incorporating Ancient Disciplines Into Our Lives Today
Feb 26 - April 11
there rests a blessing. - Rumi
During the 2012 Lenten season, we invite you to place your foot with intention on the Labyrinth. We will be walking the Labyrinth and exploring ancient spiritual disciplines such ...
Take a look at the following links and articles for our upcoming series on immigration issues:
A United SC
ACLU and Civil Rights Coalition File Lawsuit Against South Carolina's Anti-Immigrant Law
The United Church of Christ Immigration Page
The Charleston Chamber of Commerce Position on Immigration
Week of January 9, ...