Good News, 02.19.2013

Friends:

“To live in this world you must be able to do three things:  
to love what is mortal;
to hold it against your bones knowing your own life depends on it;
and, when the time comes to let it go….. let it go.” 
                                 Mary Oliver

The Theme for our Soup and Sacrament Series this year – which begins this Wednesday, February 20 from 6:30 – 8:00pm  is “Gratefulness the Heart of Prayer:  Skillful Means for Nurturing Prayer”.  We will discuss and experience various forms of prayer for attuning ourselves to God’s Presence.  Commentary from Dietrich Bonhoeffer will also be utilized.  Join in and enjoy the best soups on the planet!

Our Youth Group meets this Friday evening from 7 – 8 pm.  (2nd Saturdays and 4th Fridays each month)  Keep them in your prayers!

February 24 – Forum:   The Connections Committee invites you to “Connecting the Vision and Joy of Peace with New Friends” this Sunday for the Adult Forum.  This is a chance to explore how we can communicate the vitality and spirit of Peace with new friends.  We will share a variety of ways that you will find comfortable and fun.  Join Deacon Dabbie Bowron and me for this creative occasion.

Sunday Salon:  Our Book Study of Dietrich Bonhoeffer:  Pastor, Martyr, Prophet, Spy continues this Sunday, Feb. 24 at 3:00 pm at Peace.   We will meet on March 10 and 24 and decide April dates in the near future.  All are welcomed to participate in reading and reflecting on this fascinating story of faith in our times.

Keep in your prayers:  Nancy, Gun,  Melinda, Jonathan and Miki, Don Smith, Parker, the Catechumens, for the wisdom and grace to discern what really matters in our life and community.

Lenten Blessings,  Pr. Steve