May 22, 2016
Holy Communion, 8:30 and 11 a.m.
Prayer of the Day
Almighty Creator and ever-living God: we worship your glory, eternal Three-in-One, and we praise your power, majestic One-in-Three. Keep us steadfast in this faith, defend us in all adversity, and bring us at last into your presence, where you live in endless joy and love, Father, Son, and Holy Spirit, one God, now and forever. Amen.
Proverbs 8:1-4, 22-31
On Sunday, we give thanks for our graduating high school seniors. John Beck, who will graduate from Oak Park River Forest High School on May 29, is the homilist for the service.
||To God the Holy Spirit Let Us Pray
|Hymn of the day
||Creator Spirit, By Whose Aid
||Father Most Holy
||Holy, Holy, Holy
||Holy God, We Praise Your Name
In our prayers we remember International Partners in Mission, an ecumenical ministry which connects congregations with community-based mission projects within and beyond the U.S.
Education hour at 9:45am
Carl Jung and the Re-Enchantment of the World, with Dr. George Hogenson, Jungian psychoanalyst. We live in a disenchanted world, in comparison to the Middle Ages when the symbolic dimension of religion and life began to fade. Jung, with other thinkers in the early 20th century, sought to oppose this historical trend, attempting to find ways to return us to “enchantment” by way of the symbolic or other means.
The Shape of Ministry with Grief, with Pastor Robert Shaner. Problematic grief, confession/forgiveness and supportive work of the healing community.
The Bible Study group meets in the conference room to discuss "Heroes of the Old Testament."
Sunday School and Confirmation Classes resume in the fall.
Grace Church library is open and staffed on Sundays from 8:15am to 12:30pm.