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Young Adults Film Discussion

March 2, 2020

Tuesdays (March 3-April 7) during Lent, Young Adults will gather to discuss Godspeed – Answering the Question “Where is God?” To prepare, watch the film. The group will meet in members’ homes, 6:30-8 p.m., for this study. Email the Reverend Robert Galloway to receive details. All are welcome–including your friends.

Loaves & Fishes Needs Volunteers

Volunteers are needed to join the fourth Saturday team. Stock our pantry shelves, receive food donations and help our neighbors shop for healthy groceries from 9 a.m. to noon every fourth Saturday of the month. Contact Flo Bryan.

Revisiting the Willard Lecture

On Sunday, March 22, a combined class during the Formation hour will revisit messages from this year’s Willard Lecture with Father Greg Boyle.

The Reverend Pen Peery will lead this class, which will include clips from the lecture and discussion in Wood Fellowship Overflow at 10 a.m. All are invited.

What Do We Believe?

All are invited when Adult Formation classes combine in the final two weeks before Easter. On Sunday, March 29, the Reverend Robert Galloway will lead a class on Atonement. On Sunday, April 5, the Reverend Mary Margaret Porter will lead a a class on Resurrection.

Purchase Easter Lilies Now

February 25, 2020

To honor or memorialize someone this Easter, purchase a lily to decorate the chancel for April 12.  Lilies are $13 each.  You can <order online now>, purchase one in the historical lobby on Sundays through March 22, or send a check to Diane Maye at P.O. Box 1008, Huntersville, NC 28070. Please include the name of the person you wish to honor or memorialize, and indicate whether the order is an honorarium or memorial. The final day to order lilies is Wednesday, April 1.

Revisiting the Willard Lecture

February 23, 2020

On Sunday, March 22, a combined class during the Formation hour will revisit messages from this year’s Willard Lecture with Father Greg Boyle. The Reverend Pen Peery will lead this class, which will include clips from the lecture and discussion in Wood Fellowship Overflow at 10 a.m. All are invited.

Mid-week Bible Study for Lent

The Reverend Robert Galloway will lead a Bible study on Wednesdays at noon during Lent. Lunch will be available for a suggested $8. Bring co-workers, neighbors and friends to this mid-week opportunity to refocus and restore. This will meet in Wood Fellowship Hall.

Lenten Devotional Materials

February 18, 2020

During the season of Lent, which begins on Wednesday, February 26, Formation will offer the following devotional materials.

  • Examen Cards for families with young children: A simple card with the five questions of the Daily Examen is available in the Historical Lobby.
  • Use Lenten calendars created for grades K-2 to encourage prayer and mark the days until Easter.
  • Youth & Adults: Each week, emails will be sent out to the congregation. The emails will include quotes, scripture, and prayers based on the previous Sunday’s preaching text. 

Capital Campaign Information Session

All members are encouraged to attend one of the Opening Doors Capital Campaign information sessions planned during March. These sessions are your opportunity to hear about the scope of the work that will be possible when we reach our campaign goals—including work in our Sanctuary, mission work and infrastructure. Make plans now to attend one of these remaining sessions:

  • Sunday, March 29, at noon in the Chapel
  • Tuesday, March 31, at 5 p.m. at Sharon Towers

RSVP to Mary Scott Peterson.

Richard Rohr for Congregational Book Read

February 17, 2020

First Reads, our quarterly congregational book group, will read and discuss The Divine Dance: The Trinity and Your Transformation by Richard Rohr. This book suggests a shift in the way that we consider the Trinity and images of God. Rohr writes, “…the gift of the Trinity… offers a grounded reconnection with  God, self, others and world…” The discussion will take place on Thursday, March 26, 6:30-8:30 p.m. at various locations offsite.To sign up, email the Reverend Robert Galloway