Registration for the workshop, “God’s Sabbath for All God’s People,” has been extended to June 7. The workshop, scheduled for June 14 – 15 at St. James UMC in Greenville, NC, will explore how Sabbath practices help us find the pace of grace while making space for grace and finding our place of grace in the… Continue Reading→
The very first story in the Bible is of God creating all the things of the earth and then resting on the seventh day. As we honor God’s creation, we also honor the Sabbath, allowing for a time of rest and renewal.
This workshop focused on integrating spiritual practices into Sabbath keeping and carrying those Sabbath moments into the rest of the week. Singing Psalm 1 with the tune of Ode to Joy was a wonderful introduction to how the psalms can be sung to familiar tunes using the meters in our hymnals. Jesus sung the psalms… Continue Reading→
Bishop Ward reminds us of the significance of Sabbath and how this simple act can be counter cultural, like many of Jesus’ acts during his time on earth.