NOTE: FIRST MEETING IS SUNDAY, NOV. 11, 9:15 AM IN THE EDUCATION ROOM.
Advent is a very appropriate season in which to examine our relationship with time. It is the most stressful time of year for many because of the ever-escalating demands of preparing for Christmas. More importantly, the Advent liturgical season is all about time. We remember God’s saving deeds in the past, particularly the events leading up to the birth of Jesus Christ, and we anticipate his coming again, when which God’s dream for humanity will be fully realized.
This six-week series is designed to help us reflect on our relationship with time, and be more present in the “now.” It is organized into three days of introduction followed by five week-long sessions on Stop, Pray, Work, Play and Love. Each day there is a video, a provocative question and a call to reflect either in the workbook, which will be provided. Each week we will meet to reflect together and discuss our experiences and thoughts on the weekly theme. Together we will journey on a path that hopefully will lead us to greater balance, and a renewed sense of time as God’s gift.
There will be an introductory meeting on Sunday, November 11th from 9:15 – 10:00 am to get everyone signed up for the daily videos, followed by 5 meetings on Tuesday evenings from November 20 – December 18th, 6:30 – 8:00 pm. A soup supper will precede the Tuesday meetings from 6:00 – 6:30 pm. A sign-up sheet can be found in the Parish Hall.