I look forward to sharing some experiences from living in an Old Order Amish community as part of a seminary independent study some years ago.
Vicar Michelle Knight
Vicar Michelle will share her testimony of God’s redemptive work in her life as a recovering alcoholic/addict along with practical tips for clergy and congregations in providing safe, welcoming and non-judgmental spaces for spiritual care and accompaniment to those who suffer from addiction.
We are in the midst of a great transition in culture, politics, science, and religion. What is our response as local faith communities? What does it mean to be the Church in the 21st Century? We will explore 10 paths for us to take as expressed in Quaker minister, Philip Gulley’s book: If the Church Were Christian: Rediscovering the Values of Jesus.