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Faith Formation in the Community

May 10, 2020

Faith Formation Throughout Our Communities

Learning from one another as we engage our practices of faith and faith formation out in the community and at home. The items listed on this blog post come from Calvary members who are sharing how they are engaging their faith during these times of social distancing. If you would like to share how you are engaging your faith by sharing a resource others can take part in please email Pastor Morgan. 

A Prophetic Prayer in the Time of COVID-19

By Rev. Dr. Jenny Whitcher

Creator God,

I call upon your Holy Spirit.

May the power of Your Holy Spirit emanate from our innermost being,
At a time when many of us feel powerless.

May the strength of Your Holy Spirit invigorate our breath,
As we breathe together: [breathe in, breathe out],
At a time when our breath is shallow for fear of transmitting and receiving this virus into our lungs.

Continue reading the prayer here . . . 

Breath Prayers for Anxious Times: A Centering Practice For Us In These Unusual Days

By Sarah Bessey

These are unusual days and anxious times. Smarter people than your girl here are offering wise and learned information; please pay attention to them. Be wise. Wash your hands. Make decisions not out of selfishness but out of care for the common good, particularly the good of the most vulnerable around us all. Look for ways to share rather than hoard. Remember who you are - a person of mercy and grace, love and peace: even in these anxious times.

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A Meditation by Kitty O'Meara

From Ron & Libby Johnson 

We have been keeping up with our daughter's blog. Kristine is an episcopal priest and the Rector of St. Mary's by the Sea Episcopal Church, Pacific Grove, California.

Linda Fischer wanted to share this 5 minute Sabbath Moment with you all.