8 week series of DVD & Discussion
by Michael Dowd
“Ecology is the heart of theology.”
Sunday, June 16th
Reality as Thou
10:30 am in the Celebration Center
We can re-imagine our relationship to the divine and to our environment by seeing God as primary reality, not a separate being, not magical but imbued in all of Nature.
Explore With Us
Look What's Happening This Summer
June 4 Communion Sunday
Farewell cards for Jim
June 11 Science exploration
June 18 Green Team
June 25 Neurodrawing
July 2 Communion Sunday -
July 9 Praying in Color
July 16 Green team
July 23 Contemplative Science exploration
July 30 Creating labyrinths
Children will leave after Children’s time in the 9:30 Service and return for the Benediction and final song. On Communion Sundays (the first Sunday of the month) the Children will stay for the Celebration. Quiet activities will the offered.
If you have any questions, concerns, hopes or suggestions, please email Saslaksen@stfrancisumc.org
Registration is required. Please fill out the following form and return it to me in person or email.
Shar Aslaksen, Coordinator of Multi-age Programs
Sabbath is a day of rest. It is an important practice in which we day to set aside our work and routines to center ourselves and be mindful.
Some ways to practice Sabbath is by coming to Sunday School but here area few ways to practice Sabbath if you are not able to get to church.
Take a mindful walk. Notice the sounds and smells. Notice the feel of the air and how
Prepare a family meal.
Write a list of what you are grateful for.
Send good thoughts to someone who is struggling.
Listen to your favorite music.
Check out these YouTube sites for creating prayerful practice at home or on your travels.
Labyrinths are a great way to quiet and focus the mind and find a prayer space. You can also explore labyrinths in Tucson or as you travel.
Labyrinths are sacred geometric tools. Please be respectful as you walk mindfully. As you walk into the center pray on those you hold dear. As you walk out of the labyrinth think of what you need to let of go in this summer season.
World-Wide Labyrinth Locator - Locate a Labyrinth
Send us pictures of your explorations!
Blessing to you!