Living The Resurrection
Apr
21
to Apr 28

Living The Resurrection

How do we live as resurrection people? How do we take those stories into our our hearts and lives, living as though we believe resurrection to be a reality? Frank Brookhart, author of “Living The Resurrection,” takes stories of the resurrection and illuminates a way for Christians and seekers to explore life in the new creation.

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The Challenge Of Jesus
Apr
28
to May 5

The Challenge Of Jesus

  • Northaven UMC (Room 237) (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

In The Challenge of Jesus, renowned historical Jesus scholar John Dominic Crossan, presents his life’s work exploring the matrix of Jesus’ unique time and place. Drawing on scholarly text, excavation and history, Dr. Crossan introduces us to the flesh and blood people who shaped the world into which Jesus was born. In these DVD presentations, we meet a Jesus we’ve not known before.

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     Come and be a part of a field trip on May 3, 3:30 to 5:00 pm through the Vickery Meadow Neighborhood. Northaven member Martha Stowe, Executive Dir. of the Vickery Meadows Youth Foundation, will educate us on the challenges experienced by our neighbors in this diverse area.   We will meet at  Half Price Books on NW Highway  to board a bus for a tour and presentation.   Please  rsvp by emailing Martha Stowe  so we can get an accurate headcount. 
May
3
3:30 PM15:30

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Come and be a part of a field trip on May 3, 3:30 to 5:00 pm through the Vickery Meadow Neighborhood. Northaven member Martha Stowe, Executive Dir. of the Vickery Meadows Youth Foundation, will educate us on the challenges experienced by our neighbors in this diverse area.

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Circle Of The Spirit Retreat
May
10
to May 11

Circle Of The Spirit Retreat

  • Springhill Retreat and Conference Center (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

The Circle Of The Spirit Retreat is on May 10-11 at the Springhill Retreat and Conference Center in Richardson. Don’t miss this chance to breathe, meditate, join discussions on the physiological effects of meditation on brain health, have times for group fun and quietly wander around the beautiful indoor and outdoor settings.

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The Journey: Gods, Gays and Society
Apr
24
7:00 PM19:00

The Journey: Gods, Gays and Society

No matter where you are on your coming out journey, you will benefit from this six-week educational and interactive workshop open to all LGBTQ+ persons, family and friends. The workshop, facilitiated by Rev. Dr. Robin Booth, Rev. Jane Granier and Will Fields, provides a safe place to explore what being gay, transgender or ally means to your spiritual life as well as your interaction with society, including your family, friends and work.

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Good Friday Walk
Apr
19
10:00 AM10:00

Good Friday Walk

On (Good) Friday, April 19, 2019 walk alongside local people of faith in Dallas as a part of The Dallas Area Christian Progressive Alliance and the Young Progressive Christians of Dallas 2019 Good Friday Walk. Together we will reflect upon the people Jesus cared most about--the least amongst us--on the day of his death.

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Breathe
Apr
18
1:00 PM13:00

Breathe

  • Northaven United Methodist Church (Rm. 244) (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

We all know that breathing is an essential part of life. It is possible, however to use breathing as a practice to reduce stress, re-focus on what is important and listen to what is going on within us. This Lenten gathering will be offered throughout the season of Lent (and perhaps beyond).

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An Inconvenient Truth
Mar
31
to Apr 14

An Inconvenient Truth

Come watch and discuss the award-winning documentary “An Inconvenient Truth” for three weeks in the Jesus, Java & The Journey Class in Room #250 from 9:30 - 10:30 am on Sunday March 31, April 7 & 14. The group will watch portions of the documentary each week and discuss the environment and speaking truth to power.

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Fellowship Potluck
Mar
24
12:15 PM12:15

Fellowship Potluck

On Sunday, March 24 at 12:15 pm in the Atrium, let's come together as a church family  and share a meal as we journey through Lent. Bring your favorite dish, side, salad or dessert to share. Then at 1:00 pm, we will be a part of a special Camino Pilgrimage Presentation given by Renee Robinson and Leighton Weiss. 

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Panel Discussion: Social Justice and the DFW Legal System
Mar
21
7:00 PM19:00

Panel Discussion: Social Justice and the DFW Legal System

Northaven’s Faith Voices On Justice & Church In Society Committee invite you to an important conversation. On March 21, 7:00 - 8:30 pm in the Northaven United Methodist Church Sanctuary, Dave Black will moderate the “Social Justice and the DFW legal system:  4 practice areas, 4 attorneys, 4 perspectives” panel with Paul Zolton, Bruce Anton, Chris Wilmoth and Nancy Mason who represent the legal specialties of Immigration, Criminal, Probate, and Family law respectively.

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Faith Connections: Pilgrimage as a Means of Grace
Mar
10
5:30 PM17:30

Faith Connections: Pilgrimage as a Means of Grace

What is a spiritual pilgrimage? (Hint: it is way different than a pilgrimage to Graceland). Come and explore the topic with Reverend Dr. Blair Thompson-White as she shares her dissertation research, Biblical scholarship, and personal experience that ultimately makes the case for why pilgrimage is essential to spiritual growth.

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Ash Wednesday Service
Mar
6
7:00 PM19:00

Ash Wednesday Service

On Ash Wednesday, you are invited to recognize the limitations of our humanity and our need for the grace of God to draw us into our intended relationship with God as beloved children.  The Ash Wednesday Worship Service will be a brief service that includes contemplative space, music and the imposition of ashes.

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Stole Making
Feb
23
12:00 PM12:00

Stole Making

We want for as many folks as possible to wear stoles this Sunday, so we need to make more! On Saturday, February 23 from Noon to 4:00 pm, Everyone is invited to come and make stoles. You do not need ANY experience to participate, and if you can only come for part of the time please come.

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Falling Upward Class
Feb
3
to Feb 24

Falling Upward Class

  • Northaven UMC (Room 240) (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

In “Falling Upward",’ Fr. Richard Rohr seeks to help readers understand the tasks of the two halves of life and to show them that those who have fallen, failed or “gone down” are the only ones who understand “up.” (Feb. 3, 10, 17, & 24)

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Taizé Service
Jan
13
6:30 PM18:30

Taizé Service

Taizé Prayer is an hour long meditative candle-lit service that focuses on music, prayer, simple chants, and periods of silence to quiet the mind, open the heart and feed the soul. It creates an environment for encountering the mystery of God.

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Renewal Of Baptism Service
Jan
13
11:00 AM11:00

Renewal Of Baptism Service

  • Northaven United Methodist Church (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

This Sunday in worship, come and begin a new year with the assurance that you are a beloved child of God.  We also recommit to our baptismal vows that challenge us to be God's beloved in the world, confronting all that denies the love and grace of God and resisting all that does not lead to the reign of God on earth as it is in heaven.  

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