Category Archives: grow

Visiting our Friends at Their Mosque

Friday, February 24th, 7 p.m. To carpool, meet us at the Essex Town Hall at 7 p.m. to travel to Coffee, Cake and Conversation at the House of Peace Mosque in Meriden.  This is the same Mosque that came and shared their stories of faith with us last Lent. To learn more about the Mosque, check out […]
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Learn About Black History in the Connecticut River Valley

We like to share some of the events in our community. Here is one: Monday, February 27th, 6:30 p.m., Deep River Library Dr. Stacey Close, a trustee of the Connecticut Historical Society, will speak about the history of the black community in the Connecticut Valley. His presentation will include a discussion of the area’s ties […]
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Centering Prayer: February 2017

Second and Fourth Saturdays, 10 a.m., Helen Henry Fellowship Hall This Month: February 11th & 25th   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 […]
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Centering Prayer: January Gatherings

January 14th and 28th, 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 […]
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Advent in Essex: Tuesdays 2016

Tuesdays in Advent: Text Version: Tuesday. Nov. 29: Potluck and Compline (Night Prayers) at Trinity Lutheran Church,  6:15 p.m. Beginning Tuesday November 29th, these dinners will be hosted by a different Essex congregation each week. Bring a dish and come for a time of conversation and fellowship, followed by a simple prayer service. (11/29, 12/6, […]
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Centering Prayer: December Gatherings

December 24th, 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 are […]
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Centering Prayer

Second and Fourth Saturdays, 10 a.m., Helen Henry Fellowship Hall This Month: November 12th and 26th  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 […]
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Centering Prayer

Second and Fourth Saturdays, 10 a.m., Helen Henry Fellowship Hall This Month: October 8th and 22nd 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 […]
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Sabbath Space: Introduction to Contemplative Practices

Saturday, September 17th, 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. Join us as Anne Simpkinson, a staff member of the Mercy Center at the Sea and long-time practitioner of Centering Prayer, teaches us practices of cultivating periods of stillness, listening to God and resting in God’s love. Anne will teach and lead us in introductory contemplative practices […]
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Update – Bible Study Moved to Tuesday!

Bible Study is now on Tuesdays at 7 p.m.  We will not meet on July 5th or 12th. The Spirit is speaking, are you listening?  Join us as we explore Acts of the Apostles and discern how the Holy Spirit is speaking to the apostles as well as to us in our own lives as individuals, […]
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