The Task Force on Racial Justice and Reconciliation was formed in June of 2020. See this link on ECCT's work on this at the Diocesan level.
The Environment Committee launched on May 7, 2020 with 13 participants with great enthusiasm and joy.
There will be three areas of focus for our work: worship, education, and community action.
In the weeks to come look for words of hope about stewardship of creation curated by Tia Smith. Look for ways we can decrease our paper products and look and listen for a greater focus on creation care in our worship, specifically in sermons. And finally, look for our Community Garden, under the leadership of Andrea Bakoledis, to get started after May 20.
If you are interested in joining the Environment Committee, please contact Mother Anita.
Adult Education: The Griswold Forum: The Griswold Forum is designed to address the many and varied aspects of being Christian in today's world. Led by invited clergy, outside speakers and parish members, the Forum deals with issues of faith, ethics, and common concerns. The Forum is held Sundays, September through May, from 9:30 to 10:15am. Recommendations of presenters or topics of interest may be given to the Rector for consideration.
The Men's Group meets for conversation and study. Discussions range from public events to individual concerns. Frequently, a text, secular or sacred, is a catalyst for discussion. Group members also offer readings and sometimes give presentations on a subject of personal interest. The Men's Group meets on Saturdays, September to June from 8:30 to 10:00am.
The Book Discussion Group was formed by the Parish Life Committee in October, 2008. It meets on the second Tuesday of each month from 2:30 to 4:00pm in the Griswold Room. Leadership of the discussion rotates among those members who are comfortable leading. Books are selected by consensus of those in attendance, and are announced at least two months before they are to be discussed. All are welcome to attend on an ongoing basis, or by selecting discussions of books in which they have a special interest.
Godly Play: At 10:15am, participants gather for Godly Play, a Montessori based curriculum for children Pre-K to 5th grade. Read more.
A Confirmation/Reception class is held according to the number of individuals and their availability for education for either a regional confirmation service or joining for the regional service.