“The Glory of God is the human being, fully alive!”
~ Iraneus, Theologian of the Second Century.
¨ SUN Aug 11: Peace Mosaic Artist Jennifer Mitchell will lead our Forum on Sunday. Come learn about the process and evolving mandala designs.
¨ Special thanks to Erik, Austin, and Ken for mulch muscling and the many small repairs needed this month.
¨ SAT AUG 17 ~ 1:00-3:00p: Abba-Imma Qigong with Rev. Steve Harms and Kaleo & Elise Ching. Speaking in chorus with the 2,000 year old Lord’s Prayer and moving in the gentle, flowing harmony of the ancient Chinese Medicine practice of Qigong. Donation suggested $25/session, benefitting RAICES. Pre-register by Thursday, Aug 15 with Peace Office. Three sessions:
o 8/17: Context Inspires Longing
o 8/24: Practice Cultivates Calm, Freedom & Flow
o 8/31: Joy and Creativity in the communion of Solitudes
¨ FRI AUG 23 ~ Friday Films: Amazing Grace. Join us for Kenny’s roast chicken dinner at 6:30 and Amazing Grace at 7:30. This 1972 documentary of Aretha Franklin laying down gospel for her album of the same name leaves most people breathless with the spirit of gospel only she can deliver!
¨ The Heart of the Matter Concert, supporting RAICES, was a wonderful success!! Thank you to ALL for your help and support; especially to Mel & Jeanie for spearheading the event, Ken Budesa and his fabulous crew: Veronica, Austin & Erik. In addition to the $3,477 from the event and additional $900+ was raised via the online direct donations. Thank YOU ALL!
¨ Congratulations to Ben & Lara Winter (grandson of Rich Collins), on their wedding!