SAXTONS RIVER -- This Sunday, Jan. 19, the Second Sunday after Epiphany at Christ’s Church in Saxtons River, the Rev. Roger Daly’s meditation is entitled "Holy Chaos" (Acts 2:1-13) and avoided "Lockstep Legalism" (John 5:1-18). It is the second of four Sundays encouraging the congregation’s "Sacred Imagination." A congregational potluck luncheon and conversation will follow the worship service.
Christ’s Church hosts Wednesday evening community Blue Door Suppers being held in the church dining room from 5:30 to 7 p.m. All are invited to come and partake of the many soups offered and visit with friends and neighbors. Donations are accepted for Our Place Drop-In Center.
This Wednesday, Jan. 22, following the Soup Supper, will be the third session of "Making a Difference in a World of Difference." Participants are invited to attend the supper and them move upstairs to the Fellowship Room for the program.
The guest speaker for this session will be Yeheskel Landau, Associate Professor of Interfaith Relations at Hartford Seminary. After earning an A.B. from Harvard University and an M.T.S. from Hartford Divinity School, Landau immigrated to Israel in 1978. A dual Israeli-American citizen, his work has been in the fields of interfaith education and Jewish-Arab peacemaking.
He directed the Oz ve Shalom-Netivot Shalom religious peace movement in Israel during the 1980s. From 1991 to 2003, he was co-founder and co-director of Open House Center for Jewish-Arab Coexistence in Ramle, Israel. Landau lectures internationally on Jewish-Christian-Muslim relations and Middle East peace issues, has authored numerous journal articles and co-edited the book Voices From Jerusalem: Jews and Christians Reflect on the Holy Land (Paulist Press, 1972).
Christ’s Church is handicapped accessible and all are welcome. For further information regarding the church or its programs, call 802-869-2340 and leave a message.