Pastoral Care We are very concerned that the pastoral needs of everyone are met whatever the circumstances. The rector will visit you at home, in rehab, in the hospital. She is supported by the Eucharistic visitors who will bring you Holy Communion if you are unable to come to church.
We are offering Lay Pastoral care training as a series. Contact the rector if you are interested in this training.
Adult Education Sunday Adult Forums Offered every Sunday between the 8am and 10am services, from September through May. They offer presentations followed by discussion time on a variety of topics.
Tuesday Lunch and Book Group Every Tuesday from Noon-1 p.m. in the lower level of the church. Lunch is BYO; coffee, tea and water are available. See the News & Events page for the current book title. Book and Movie nights Held one Tuesday a month starting at 6:30 p.m.. We have a bring-your-own supper, during which we discuss the designated book. The movie follows around 7:30 p.m., with free popcorn. See the News and Events page for the current book, and call the office for the movie title. The Lent Program Held weekly during Lent and comprises a simple supper, worship using "Stations of the Cross" and a discussion program.
Education for Ministry Education for Ministry begins in September, Wednesdays first group at 2-4pm and the second group at 7 -9 p.m. This college level class invites the participants to study the Bible in depth and to think reflectively and theologically. For more information speak to Margaret Anyone can enroll in the program and you do not need to be a church member to belong. The first year includes an in-depth study of the Old Testament. A new class begins in January; please talk to Margaret for more information
Pastoral Care Training This training was offered last year and will be available again as requested. Training is available for anyone wishing to offer pastoral care to those in any need. Lay pastoral training gives a person skills and tools to be a good listener and support for people dealing with any of the problems which are encountered in daily life. Lay pastors support the clergy; they do not replace them.
The Inquirer’s Class Meets in the fall and spring. This is a series of six sessions which are designed for instruction and discussion with the participants on any and all matters relating to Christianity, to the Episcopal church, to the Anglican Communion and to our own church. Contact the rector for details at firstname.lastname@example.org