Refocus is a Christian formation class that seeks to refocus contemporary events (national and international news stories, cultural issues, local concerns) by exploring them with a theological perspective.
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Looking back over our classes from Mother’s Days past, it is clear that this is a holiday that many of us have struggled with. That is to say, the typical Hallmark card doesn’t capture all of what this day dredges … Continue reading
Here are some resources to look up – pick 1-3 of these that speak to you and really take some time to read into the website. Come ready to report next week, including some answer to the following: What surprised … Continue reading
“We believe that caring for creation must undergird, and be entwined with, all other dimensions of our churches’ ministries. We are convinced that it is no longer acceptable to claim to be ‘church’ while continuing to perpetuate, or even permit, … Continue reading
I’ll be there after all – looking forward to it…we may go a little short if anyone’s interested in hot cross buns in the great hall at 9:45. See you in a few! John
This is Michele — John and Kit may not be at Refocus tomorrow. We can still meet in the library and do our best! Also, there will be hot cross buns in the Great Hall for Palm Sunday.
The American poet Emily Dickinson, though shrinking from offering a definition of poetry, once confided in a letter, “If I feel physically as if the top of my head were taken off, I know that is poetry.” One poet called … Continue reading