Calendar

October 2017

Sunday Seminar

Sunday, Oct 1 | 9:25 am

Topic of conversation is Marcus Borg’s Speaking Christian: Why Christian words have lost their meaning and power—and how they can be restored. Borg argues that the very language Christians use has become dangerously distilled, distorted, and disconnected from the beliefs which once underpinned it. He calls for a radical change to the language we use to invoke our beliefs—the only remedy that will allow the Church’s words to once again ring with truth, power, and hope. Books are in the office: $14 (or pay what you can).

Community dinner

Sunday, Oct 1 | 6:00 pm

Zion Episcopal Church, Charles Town. We need: main dishes, veggies, salad, fresh fruit, bread, butter and desserts. Sign up in by going to PerfectPotluck.com, coordinator Wright, password 5777. Drop off hot food 4:45-5:15 p.m. Sunday. Leave other food in the SPC refrigerator anytime (marked community dinner). Please use disposable containers.

 

Peacefest

Sunday, Oct 1 | 7:00 pm
 
This event is free and open to the public.
 

Al Anon

Monday, Oct 2 | 8:00 pm

Classroom No. 1

AA Shepherdstown Group

Monday, Oct 2 | 8:00 pm

Fellowship Hall

Choir practice

Tuesday, Oct 3 | 7:30 pm

Choir Room

Taizé

Wednesday, Oct 4 | 7:00 pm

Taizé is an ecumenical community in France, founded in the ruins of World War II, and dedicated to fostering peace and reconciliation throughout the whole human family. The style of worship that has grown up at Taize over the years seeks to discover a common language of prayer to unite the pilgrims that come to visit from the four corners of the earth.  This common language has been found in music and in silence.

Women's Circle

Thursday, Oct 5 | 10:00 am

The Women's Circle meets the first Thursday of each month in the Fellowship Hall. The bible study for the coming year will focus on Fierce: Women of the Bible and their Stories of Violence, Mercy, Bravery, Wisdom, Sex and Salvation by Alice Connor. Not your little ol' church ladies usual Bible study! Books are available in the office for $10. All women of the church are welcome. 

Friday morning painters

Friday, Oct 6 | 9:00 am

Fellowship Hall

Women Do Recover

Friday, Oct 6 | 7:00 pm

Fellowship Hall

Sunday Seminar

Sunday, Oct 8 | 9:25 am

Topic of conversation is Marcus Borg’s Speaking Christian: Why Christian words have lost their meaning and power—and how they can be restored. Borg argues that the very language Christians use has become dangerously distilled, distorted, and disconnected from the beliefs which once underpinned it. He calls for a radical change to the language we use to invoke our beliefs—the only remedy that will allow the Church’s words to once again ring with truth, power, and hope. Books are in the office: $14 (or pay what you can).

Contemplative Prayer

Monday, Oct 9 | 11:00 am

Upstairs library

AA Shepherdstown Group

Monday, Oct 9 | 8:00 pm

Fellowship Hall

Al Anon

Monday, Oct 9 | 8:00 pm

Classroom No. 1

Choir practice

Tuesday, Oct 10 | 7:30 pm

Choir Room

La Leche

Wednesday, Oct 11 | 10:30 am

Downstairs lounge

Exploring Justice

Wednesday, Oct 11 | 7:00 pm

A film and discussion series for the whole community. Don't miss our first film: I AM NOT YOUR NEGRO. Writer James Baldwin tells the story of race in modern America with his unfinished novel, Remember This House.

This event is free and open to the public.

Connections

Thursday, Oct 12 | 4:00 pm

@ the Blue Moon

Fall Retreat

Friday, Oct 13 | 9:00 am

Seasons of Change, Living with Transition. Featuring retreat leaders: Nina H. Frost and Rev. Dr. Robert M. Close, Jr Coffee at 8:30 a.m. Bring a bag lunch for fellowship after the retreat. Sign up in the Fellowship Hall or email the office.

Friday morning painters

Friday, Oct 13 | 9:00 am

Fellowship Hall

Traditional music concert

Friday, Oct 13 | 2:00 pm

Traditional music concert featuring 6 piece band from Irland, Skipper's Alley. Building community through traditional music & dance.

Women Do Recover

Friday, Oct 13 | 7:00 pm

Fellowship Hall

Movable Feast supper group

Saturday, Oct 14 | 6:30 pm

Hosted by John & Helen Burns

Sunday Seminar

Sunday, Oct 15 | 9:25 am

Topic of conversation is Marcus Borg’s Speaking Christian: Why Christian words have lost their meaning and power—and how they can be restored. Borg argues that the very language Christians use has become dangerously distilled, distorted, and disconnected from the beliefs which once underpinned it. He calls for a radical change to the language we use to invoke our beliefs—the only remedy that will allow the Church’s words to once again ring with truth, power, and hope. Books are in the office: $14 (or pay what you can).

Migrant dinner

Sunday, Oct 15 | 4:00 pm

Applecrest Orchard in Hedgesville. Annual dinner for the workers, everyone is invited. Please let the office know if you can attend and what side dish or dessert you plan to bring; meat will be provided. Meet at SPC 3 p.m. to carpool to the orchard

Al Anon

Monday, Oct 16 | 8:00 pm

Classroom No. 1

AA Shepherdstown Group

Monday, Oct 16 | 8:00 pm

Fellowship Hall

Choir practice

Tuesday, Oct 17 | 7:30 pm

Choir Room

Listening Group

Wednesday, Oct 18 | 7:00 pm

Balcony

Liturgy planning

Thursday, Oct 19 | 9:00 am

Fellowship Hall

Listening Group

Thursday, Oct 19 | 10:00 am

Classroom No. 1

Friday morning painters

Friday, Oct 20 | 9:00 am

Fellowship Hall

Women Do Recover

Friday, Oct 20 | 7:00 pm

Fellowship Hall

Men's Breakfast

Saturday, Oct 21 | 7:30 am

Fellowship Hall

Sunday Seminar

Sunday, Oct 22 | 9:25 am

Topic of conversation is Marcus Borg’s Speaking Christian: Why Christian words have lost their meaning and power—and how they can be restored. Borg argues that the very language Christians use has become dangerously distilled, distorted, and disconnected from the beliefs which once underpinned it. He calls for a radical change to the language we use to invoke our beliefs—the only remedy that will allow the Church’s words to once again ring with truth, power, and hope. Books are in the office: $14 (or pay what you can).

AA Shepherdstown Group

Monday, Oct 23 | 8:00 pm

Fellowship Hall

Al Anon

Monday, Oct 23 | 8:00 pm

Classroom No. 1

Choir practice

Tuesday, Oct 24 | 7:30 pm

Choir Room

Canterbury services

Wednesday, Oct 25 | 10:45 am

Service of song & prayer at Canterbury. Meet in lobby at 10:30 a.m.

Connections

Thursday, Oct 26 | 4:00 pm

@ the Blue Moon

Worship committee meeting

Thursday, Oct 26 | 7:00 pm

Fellowship Hall

Friday morning painters

Friday, Oct 27 | 9:00 am

Fellowship Hall

Women Do Recover

Friday, Oct 27 | 7:00 pm

Fellowship Hall

CAREGIVER RESOURCE FAIR

Saturday, Oct 28 | 9:00 am
Please join us for a day of FREE education and resources. Area professionals will be available for an ongoing resource fair, as well as panel discussions of caregiver issues: What are the challenges of being a caregiver? What resources are available? How can you support a friend or loved one who is facing burnout? Ways to offer encouragement. When do you need respite care? What does “respite care” really mean. Participating agencies: Panhandle Home Health, Inc; Hospice of the Panhandle; WVU University Healthcare at Home; Home Instead Senior Care; Home Helpers. 
 

Sunday Seminar

Sunday, Oct 29 | 9:25 am

Topic of conversation is Marcus Borg’s Speaking Christian: Why Christian words have lost their meaning and power—and how they can be restored. Borg argues that the very language Christians use has become dangerously distilled, distorted, and disconnected from the beliefs which once underpinned it. He calls for a radical change to the language we use to invoke our beliefs—the only remedy that will allow the Church’s words to once again ring with truth, power, and hope. Books are in the office: $14 (or pay what you can).

Al Anon

Monday, Oct 30 | 8:00 pm

Classroom No. 1

AA Shepherdstown Group

Monday, Oct 30 | 8:00 pm

Fellowship Hall

Choir practice

Tuesday, Oct 31 | 7:30 pm

Choir Room

October 2017