Sunday, July 30, 2017 Christianity: Lammas (Lughnasadh) Guest minister Rev. Jeanie Collins This worship service is celebrating the upcoming Christian quarter feast of Lammas, or “Loaf Mass” that has roots in the Celtic, Northern European first harvest festival of Lughnasadh. The height of the summer is the perfect time to recognize the riches of the … Continued
Monthly Archives: June 2017
Sunday, July 23, 2017 Nutrition and Spirituality: Seeing Spirit in the Kitchen Guest speaker Prof. Anthony Dissen The foods we eat nourish us physically, yes, but their influence and impact go far beyond the individual nutrients they contain. Our food choices and dietary habits impact the world around us in many different ways. Environmental health, … Continued
Sunday, July 16, 2017 Jainism Guest speaker Ashesh Shah Ashesh Shah is a member of the Vaikunth Hindu Jain Temple, our neighbors on Pomona Road in Egg Harbor Township. He will present the history of Jainism, the cornerstone of its ethics and dogma, and the five main vows that all followers of Jainism take. He … Continued
Sunday, July 9, 2017 The Gnostic Gospels: Self Knowledge and Spiritual Meaning Lay speaker Cynthia Grzywinski Before the discovery of the gnostic gospels at Nag Hamadi, Egypt in 1945, all that was known of this early Christian sect was what was written about them by their detractors, mainly Catholic bishops from the 1st and 2nd … Continued
Do We Really Matter? Redux, with a Twist Lay speaker Richard Grzywinski In the enormity and age of the universe, does our existence really make any difference? Richard brings back an old favorite, renewed and refreshed, to answer that question.