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Summer Evening Prayer

On June 27, 2019, a group of 6 participated in the evening prayer service. We met outside the highrise and read a poem called Stay. We discussed it and prayed for our world, our nation, our community and our families. It was a perfect summer evening.

Pride Celebrations and the Church

Thoughts from the Pastor on Pride Sunday 2019 On this 50th Anniversary of the Stonewall riots … here is a reminder of where our church (both the PC(USA) and South Presbyterian’s Acts of Faith) stands on LGBTQ inclusion. I know that this is an issue that many have been taught over the years is “unChristian” (as if Christ taught that anyone was…

3 New AoF’s

South is preparing to launch three new Acts of Faith during the summer months, but all three will be lasting beyond the summer season. As always, please check the CALENDAR for timely information and expect to see individual pages for these three new ministries by the end of June. Thanks be to God for the Creativity of our people as they continue…

1001 Worshiping Communities

We are so happy to welcome to the discussion table, a new friend recently moved to Webster from Syracuse, Nita. She searched for 1001 Worshiping community in Rochester and found Acts of Faith. After caring for her grandchildren, she comes into the City for some great coffee and warm conversation. She keeps active in her faith community in Syracuse on Saturdays….. a…

Food for Thought

MISSION | VISION | CALLING: Round table or square, seats filled or sparse, the Spirit surrounds even the most casual conversation, as we seek to care for and learn from each other and from our book of choice. WHAT’S HAPPENING NOW June 29, 2019 – NO FFT ON JULY 5thWe have completed our study of JUST THIS by Richard Rohr. We will…

Dinner and a Movie

MISSION | VISION | CALLING: We share with one another the spiritual part of us that is touched by films we watch together. WHAT’S HAPPENING NOW? Dinner & a Movie DOES CONTINUE throughout the summer. For up-to-date information, please visit out Facebook Page – CLICK HERE and we will hope to see you at the movies.

CLASS ACT

MISSION | VISION | CALLING: Exploring our spirituality as we embrace the wisdom gained through life experiences. WHAT’S HAPPENING NOW: July 20, 2019CLASS ACT – a Senior Spirituality group open to all – is on summer hiatus and will resume in September. This spring, we took a close look at Jimmy Carter’s book, Faith. You do NOT need to read in advance…

Bible and Brew

MISSION | VISION | CALLING: Our mission is to acquire knowledge of the Bible from different perspectives by listening with open hearts, welcoming everyone regardless of religion and sharing our stories of faith. WHAT’S HAPPENING NOW: June 3, 2019This Bible Study meets throughout the summer. We are currently focused onsayings of Jesus after the Resurrection. Every week we learn about another one…

Back2Center

MISSION | VISION | CALLING: We are a worshiping community of Christ’s ambassadors who study and apply scripture to our daily lives while leading each other to build up his kingdom. WHAT’S HAPPENING NOW June 3, 2019On Thursday, June 6th, B2C will welcome its first official members ever!!! One of us will join as an Active PC(USA) member of South Church while…

SoutHeart Fellowship

MISSION | VISION | CALLING: Bringing the Good News to those who are short- or long-term patients in the civil units of RPC, we celebrate worship and a coffee hour with them twice a month. WHAT’S HAPPENING NOW? June 29, 2019Not a lot changes in the summer except for the beautiful weather we see outside the windows of the chapel during SoutHeart…