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Posts from October 2013

Praying by Street Light

Okay … so tonight I was back at church putting up the A-Frame sign for the Bible Study on Saturday. I parked up at the dead end and I was getting the sign out of my back seat. Three different men came by and asked if I could help them with some money, but of course, I honestly said I don’t carry…

Mt. Hope World Singers

  Community Choir – No audition necessary; music reading helpful but not required. Rehearsals on Sunday afternoons, 2 – 4 pm , March – May   and September – November.   At South, we have been committed to the Arts since our inception in 1849. In today’s world, that means lifting up world music and global culture. In the fall of 2013,…

Son-Day Book Group

  Sundays following Traditional Worship (est. 11:15 to noon) We are committed to growing in our Discipleship which means trying       and    learning new skills related to our spiritual growth and health.   Currently, the group is reading Christianity After Religion: The End of Church and the Birth of a New Spiritual Awakening by Diana Butler Bass. We generally tackle one chapter…

What a Weekend

Well, as the weekend draws to a close, we get some time to breathe again. Really nice sending home service for Miriam yesterday, followed by the Youth Group’s annual Halloween celebration. And today? Resurrection Sunday. It was Traditional Worship with great conversations. After that, a couple of meetings. Lots of things happening this week. Hope you’ll check out the calendar and join…

Busy Weekend at South

Today (Saturday, October 26th) 2pm – at church – Memorial Service for Miriam (“Smitty”) Smith with reception to follow thanks to the Deacons 4pm – at Steve S’s house – Youth Halloween Gathering (dinner, movie and The Void). Due to wrap up around 9pm. Tomorrow (Sunday, October 27th) 10am – at Church – Traditional Service 11am – at Church – Special Session Meeting      …

Bagels and the Bible

Beginning November 2, 2013 11 a.m. at Bruegger’s Bagels on Mt. Hope Ave. Bring a Bible … or just show up. We’ll have some different Bible to share. Translations matter. They do make a difference. The meanings of words change over time; what made sense in the 17th century doesn’t always speak to us in the 21st. Don’t come to this if you…

Food for Thought

  Fridays … 4:30 to 5:30pm … Mt. Hope Family Diner (1511 Mount Hope Ave · Rochester (585) 256-1939 · Cuisine: American Regional · diners · American · Greek) It’s OK to join us, even if you haven’t read the book! Currently, the group is discussing Living Buddha, Living Christ. Buddha and Christ, perhaps the two most pivotal figures in the history of humankind, each left behind a…

Casual Praise ServiceThursday Night

Our second Casual Praise Service is Thursday night at 7pm. Last week the group decided that what had been planned as a monthly service (we were going to call it Third Thursdays) should be a weekly experience. A good time was had by all. Five of us gathered in the Prayer / Reading Room for a 45-minute discussion on the theme: Imagine: Imagine what it…