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).
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Faith Voices on Justice invites you to “Conversations On Building Bridges” on Thursday, April 25 at 7:00 pm. Presenters Kendra Weddle-Irons, PhD and Jann Aldredge-Clanton, PhD. Drs. Weddle-Irons and Aldredge-Clanton are authors of the recent book, Building Bridges: Letha Dawson Scanzoni and Friends. Letha Dawson Scanzoni changed the landscape of American evangelicalism through her groundbreaking work on the gospel-based intersection of gender and LGBTQ justice.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Why do you do the things you do? Think those particular thoughts? Feel your feelings so strongly? The Ennegram can help you understand both yourself and those around you in a new light. Join us for this 12-week journey to personal insight and discovery.
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.