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Second Saturday Art Walk

2nd Saturday Art Walk Needs You ...Every 2nd Saturday, March through November at 4:30-9:00 p.m.  Come admire great art! Meet talented artists! Enjoy fun people and make new friends!  We are supporting Children’s Receiving Home of Sacramento by donating new art supplies. We would appreciate your help!  New pens, colored pencils, sketch books, art kits…etc. would be helpful for children/youth during their time of transition.

Fall 2019 Small Groups at FUMC Sacramento

Sunday Morning Bible Study and Discussion  
9 - 9:50 a.m.       Rm 206
Discussion about what is happening in that week’s Biblical text, focus on how this story is happening in the world around us, and finally, explore relevance in the lives of the people in the group. Facilitated by a team of our best teachers/leaders.
 
Prayer Shawl Circle
2nd Sunday in Social Hall after Worship
A time to sit together and knit  the shawls that are one of the deepest and richest ways we connect with one another, offering the many blessings that are prayed into every stitch, given out to those in need of comfort and solace.  There is always room for more knitters, and for  those who want to come to be part of the circle.  Facilitated by Sandy Adams.
 
Sunday Evening Spiritual Practice Intergeneration Group   
6:30 p.m.   Rm 205
Cross-Generational, child and family friendly.  Using art as a medium, each person will create a personal expression of a word or theme to illustrate their view of the passage.  Facilitated: Mary Meister, Director of Children’s Ministry  & Cathy Cook, Assistant Minister.
 
Monday Evening Study and Meditation                   
TBA: Monday evenings in October
Experience the passage through the practice of meditation, exploring  in a way that will open you to listening for what God is saying, resting in God’s presence in your life. Facilitated by Edna Bohannon
 
Chair Yoga                         
Chapel     Wednesdays at 10 a.m. 
 
Experience the passage through senses of mind, body and spirit,   Class taught by trained teacher from Woodlake Living.  Facilitated by Bev Ireland and Cathy Cook
 
Midweek Bible Study               
TBA        Wednesday Evening
There has been a request for a study which can be modeled after our Sunday morning class. Interest signups will be taken on September 8th.  Looking for leader team.
                                               
Saturday Morning Prayer Walking                  
Library   Saturday 7:45-9:15 a.m. 
Read, then walk  and discuss in groups according to ability, coming back for conversation about the overall message of the passage and the application in one’s life.  Group led.
 
The Brewing Company                 
Starts Sept. 21 Saturday 10 a.m   Rm 205
A safe space to think about new ways to gain spiritual, emotional and intellectual balance that meets the challenges of living life—-through prayer, reading sacred word, sharing and song.     Facilitated by JB Brayfindley
 
More information?    
Contact Cathy Cook,
cathy@firstumcsac.org
916-446-5025.

Soul Time

Join Pastor Rod for a Soul Time gathering held on the first Wednesday of each month from 11a.m. to 1 p.m. at Sal’s Tacos in West Sacramento.  

 

NOTE THE CHANGE OF DAY FROM 2nd WEDNESDAY TO 1st WEDNESDAY! 

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