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Wellness and Spirituality Forum

Sundays, January 5–February 16 2020

Church of the Holy Comforter
543 Beulah Road, NE 
Vienna, VA 22180
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Sundays from 10:10 to 11 a.m. in the Ministry Center

Sunday, January 5

Coffee with the Clergy

All are welcome, especially newcomers, for coffee and conversation with our clergy. Bring your questions, concerns, and comments. Nothing is off the table! We want to hear what you're thinking.

Sunday, January 12

Jesus as Fully Human:  The Spirituality of the Incarnation

Join parishioner Laura M. Hogan, art historian, for a lively discussion of the humanity of Jesus through art. Looking at paintings and sculpture, we will see how revolutionary the idea of God becoming human really was two thousand years ago, and how Christians have wrestled with what "fully human" means ever since. As a group, we will reflect on how we personally understand Jesus' humanity, and how contemplating His experience as one of us can deepen our spiritual lives today.

Sunday, January 19

Envisioning Sustainability

Join us for the sharing of the draft sustainability plan for Holy Comforter. The Vestry has heard it and is supportive of the concepts and will be helping us finalize at the next meeting our working plan and commitments for the next year, 10 years, and 30 years. How do we support our congregation and one another in being better stewards of the gift of this planet for ourselves and for future generations? Your feedback is welcome.

Sundays, January 26–February 16

Practical Spirituality Forums

It’s a new year, it’s a new decade! Time to be intentional about deepening your relationship with God. To prepare for Lent, we will offer a series of forums on a variety of spiritual practices —hence the title, Practical Spirituality. Did you know there are at least 65 ways to pray? Come learn about Lectio Divina, Centering Prayer, and more. Fill up your spiritual tool kit! Experience the light of Christ and learn to rest in the mysterious power of God’s love for us.

For questions about Wellness and Spirituality Adult Forum, please contact the Rev. Ann Gillespie.