Join us for Worship
Ninth Sunday after Pentecost
July 22, 2018
 10:00 AM

Rest & Restore
[Mark 6:31-32] He said to them, "Come away to a deserted place all by yourselves and rest a while." For many were coming and going, and they had no leisure even to eat. And they went away in the boat to a deserted place by themselves.

We have to pause and pay attention to our hearts, to our movements and to how we are living our lives. Without a strong spiritual life, oriented by daily spiritual practices of prayer and meditation, of pause and loneliness, we cannot do all the work we need to do and we cannot be all that we are called to be. A heart without action is ineffective, and an action without a heart is empty. Jesus is calling us to have a compassionate heart and to do strong actions of justice. Both things! Together!
- Cláudio Carvalhaes, Associate Profesor of Worship/ Profesor de Liturgia, Union Theological Seminary, New York, N.Y

Worship will be in the air-conditioned Fellowship Hall.


            
http://standupfortheother.org/
The Pledge:
While interacting with members of my own faith, or ethnic, or gender community, or with others, if I hear hateful comments from anyone about members of any other community, I pledge to stand up for the other and speak up to challenge bigotry in any form.






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