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Centering Prayer: October 2017

Every Saturday, 10 a.m., Helen Henry Fellowship Hall  Join us for a time of prayer.  Centering Prayer is a method of setting an intention to consent to God’s presence and action within.  Briefly, it’s a method that allows one to “rest in God,” which, in turn, sparks an inner transformative process.   Most would say that […]
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Centering Prayer Every Saturday: September 2017

Every Saturday, 10 a.m., Helen Henry Fellowship Hall Please note there is no Centering Prayer on Saturday, September 30th.  Join us for a time of prayer.  Centering Prayer is a method of setting an intention to consent to God’s presence and action within.  Briefly, it’s a method that allows one to “rest in God,” which, […]
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Book Group: Book of Joy

First Baptist Church in Essex has picked The Book of Joy: Lasting Happiness in a Changing World by Douglas Abrams, Archbishop Desmond Tutu and his Holiness the Dalai Lama for its book group this summer.  All are welcomed to join!  Our first meeting will be on Wednesday, July 26th at 7:00 p.m.  Please let Pastor Joy know at revjperkett@gmail.com […]
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July 2017: Centering Prayer

  Every Saturday, 10 a.m., Helen Henry Fellowship Hall  Join us for a time of prayer.  Centering Prayer is a method of setting an intention to consent to God’s presence and action within.  Briefly, it’s a method that allows one to “rest in God,” which, in turn, sparks an inner transformative process.  Centering Prayer’s roots […]
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5/15: Interfaith Dinner: Prayer and Spiritual Practices

United Church of Chester, Monday May 15th, 6 p.m. It’s a vegetarian potluck, so bring something to share. People of all ages are invited to this interfaith dinner intended to build bridges, relationships and create a space to learn about those from Muslim, Jewish and Christian faith traditions. Come with questions!  After dinner, there will […]
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Centering Prayer: May 2017

Every Saturday, 10 a.m., Helen Henry Fellowship Hall    Join us for a time of prayer.  Centering Prayer is a method of setting an intention to consent to God’s presence and action within.  Briefly, it’s a method that allows one to “rest in God,” which, in turn, sparks an inner transformative process.  Centering Prayer’s roots […]
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Centering Prayer: 4/8, 4/15, 4/22

Second and Fourth Saturdays, 10 a.m., Helen Henry Fellowship Hall This Month: April 8th and 22nd Holy Saturday Centering Prayer: April 15th   Join us for a time of prayer.  Centering Prayer is a method of setting an intention to consent to God’s presence and action within.  Briefly, it’s a method that allows one to “rest […]
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3/22, 3/29, 4/5: Lenten Series Events

Lenten Series: Journey Inward, Journey Outward In partnership with the First Congregational Church in Essex, and the United Church of Chester, we are co-hosting the Lenten series “Journey Inward, Journey Outward”, which invites all to deepen their faith through prayer, spiritual practices, reflection and outward action. Potluck at 6 p.m. Program at 7 p.m. Being […]
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3/20: Interfaith Dinner Series: Peace

Monday, March 20th Potluck at 6 p.m. Program at 7 p.m. Where: Congregation Beth Shalom Rodfe Zedek, 55 E. Kings Highway, Chester, CT In collaboration with our interfaith neighbors, the Congregation Beth Shalom Rodfe Zedek and the Ahmadiyya Muslim “House of Peace” Mosque, we are hosting a series of interfaith dinner and text studies to […]
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4/9: Religious Stories for a Secular Audience: Tales from a Former New York Times Religion Writer

Hosted by St. John’s Episcopal Church An Evening with Mark Oppenheimer Sunday, April 9, 2017 5:00 pm 3 Cross Street, Essex, CT $10 Suggested Donation Mark Oppenheimer has a Ph.D. in religious studies and teaches at Yale. His magazine writing appears in The New York Times Magazine, GQ, and elsewhere. His Times Magazine stories have […]
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