St. Mary’s offers numerous opportunities for adults to learn and grow. Spiritual Formation includes programs that challenge you to think differently, help you to expand your knowledge base, deepen your prayer life, and engage you with the breadth and depth of Anglican history and contemporary expressions of the faith.
Sacred Ground is a race dialogue series offered by the Episcopal Church to all congregations. The curriculum is built around powerful documentary films and readings to serve as the jumping-off point for non-judgmental dialogue about race and systemic racism.
- Click here for the Presiding Bishop’s invitation to Sacred Ground
- Click here to read more about the curriculum
The Way: Steps Towards an Engaged Life
The Way: Steps Towards an Engaged Life is a series of four classes in 2020-21 to help us deepen connections to God, to one another, and to the world around us. The first six-week class – aptly named “Start Here” – has been offered at both 10:00 a.m. and 7:00 p.m. In the final class of “Start Here” on Oct. 21st Molly Irwin, and the Rev. David Erickson reflected on sharing the good news: talking about how our lives have changed, and how we invite others into community – especially at St. Mary’s.
The Book of Common Prayer
Discussion and Praying with the Book of Common Prayer – Enjoy a short class feasting on the treasures in our Book of Common Prayer! These 45 minute discussions are taught by Rev. David Erickson or Rev. Marguerite Judson and explore the Daily Office, Praying the Psalms, Finding a Prayer for Anything, and more! If you don’t have your own Book of Common Pr…Read More »
With the onset of the COVID-19 Coronavirus pandemic, we are now worshiping virtually with our faith communities. While gathering in this manner has proven to be a great way to stay connected with the practice of coming together for Sunday services and fellowship, the practices of weekday prayer, meditation and reflection have taken on an even greater role during these turbulent …Read More »