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10/15: Sing Out: Changing the Race Dance

CANCELLED. Unfortunately, Soyinka was in an accident and had to undergo surgery. We are postponing the event. Please keep her in your thoughts and prayers.  Monday, Oct. 15th, 6:30 – 8:00 pm, in our sanctuary at FBC Soyinka Rahim will teach us her uplifting songs and provide opportunity to sing together in community. All Ages […]
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10/14: Changing the Race Dance: Supportive Practices

CANCELLED. Unfortunately, Soyinka was in an accident and had to undergo surgery. We are postponing the event. Please keep her in your thoughts and prayers.  Sunday, Oct. 14th, 1 – 4 PM, Ages 14+ at Temple Beth Shalom Rodfe Zedek, Chester, CT Explore meaningful questions and a hopeful community-based practice for addressing race, racism, and […]
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Centering Prayer: Oct. & Nov. 2018

Every Saturday, 10 a.m., Helen Henry Fellowship Hall Exception: Sat. Nov. 17th is our Thankful Hearts Bazaar, so we will not have Centering Prayer on that day.  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 […]
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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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