We all want to care for each other. But how do we do that faithfully in a world where home visits are rarely practiced? How long should we visit? What words do we say? Come for this orientation to how to begin offering care to each other.
Taught by Jeny Carlson
Confirmation is offered for 7th grade and up, including adults. The class will cover the essential tenets of the Christian faith, as well as some exposure to other faith communities for the sake of dialogue. This six week class culminates with eh opportunity for confirmands to craft their personal statement of faith. Two tracks will be offered: a youth track and an adult track. If you are considering becoming a member of Northminster, this is the way into membership!
Date of Affirmation in Worship: April 29th
The gift of contemplative prayer offers a counter cultural point of resistance to a fast paced world. Contemplative prayer focuses on the process, not the destination. There are no experts in this field, only process, not the destination. There are no experts in this field, only process, not the destination. There are no experts in this field, only participants. Based on the books Open Mind, Open Heart by Thomas Keating and Contemplative Prayer by Thomas Merton, this class provides a way to enter into the Lenten season with spiritual acuity.
Following the first class, there will be three follow up sessions that help new practitioners find their peace in the journey: 10am-12pm on 3/24, 4/21, 5/19
How can parents have frank and honest conversations with their children about the state of the world? In a world of climate change, serious global tension, school lock-downs, immigration control, police brutality, and sexual misconduct-- how does this affect our youngest generation? should we shield and protect? Should we thoughtfully engage? What is the best way forward for the 21st century parent?
Come the the library on Wednesday mornings for an opportunity to consider the parables of Jesus.
This is a small group format where all perspectives are welcome. Facilitated by Pastor Dani Forbess, this conversation is a great way to start the day. End time is 11am.
Come and join in a week of relaxing fun before school starts!! We believe that EVERY CHILD is an artist because we have been created by the Master Artist. Join us for a few hours in the morning to explore the stories of Scripture and respond with a community art project. Children will be divided into a preschool and early elementary class and an older elementary class. Snacks and art supplies provided. Cost is $15 per child. Scholarships available. Parents are welcome to join, if desired.