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All are welcome to seek and find heavenly hope in earthly reality – all ages, variations of gender and sexual orientation, ethnicities and past experiences with or without religion. This is a safe place to find Divine presence, healing and love. This is a safe place to explore faith and doubt, spirituality and wellbeing, purpose and empowerment.

Regular Worship Schedule

10 am Holy Eucharist Rite II
with BCP and music

10 am Healing Prayers with Contemporary Eucharist

The Episcopal Church
The Diocese of Long Island
• Celtic Mini Mass Sunday Evenings. 5:30 come as you are, 6:00 go in peace.
Give yourself a spiritual "reboot" with candlelight, prayers that bring us into the mystery of a power greater than ourselves, silence, forgiveness, and joy. Come as you are, go in peace.

• "Bloom in Place" spiritual refresher on Wednesday Jan 25 at 11:00 am or 7 pm.
Gardens give us metaphors for our day-to-day experiences. Join us for an hour of reflecting on living (or not) our most important values, the "weeds" and "pests" that can challenge us, the "fertilizer" that ultimately helps us, and the joy of blooming. Listening is affirming, sharing is optional, and simply being present is transformational in this confidential conversation. . Let us know which session you plan to attend by email resurrectionwp@gmail.com or phone 516-746-5527

• Weekly Drop-in Tea & Scripture Bible Study from 4-5 pm (except 1/19 no class)
The Sunday readings in a "nutshell" that makes daily living a touch more meaningful

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• Marie is Retiring January 12 after 50 years as our parish secretary!
With profound gratitude for her loving care and excellence, we wish her well, and will celebrate as a parish in March after wintering in Florida.

• Contemplative Prayer is Back
What is it? How does it work? Come for an introduction and opportunity to practice at 9:30 am every Wednesday (except the week after Christmas). We will be done by 9:50 before the Healing Service people arrive.

• Think carefully before speaking with people about the election and aftermath.
Everybody is on edge. Avoid pressing your opinions, gloating, minimizing, or pretending we have not lost something. We need time to heal and grieve. Respect each other, tread gently. Pray, listen, and wait for a time when people are calmer, better rested, and humbly open to deep listening and honest sharing. Only then can we join together to move forward for what is right and good for all.

• What is Being Christian?
Jesus was all about self-giving love for the good of all, no exceptions, not even his enemies. God's transforming love heals and restores wholeness. If we will it to be and help it to be, we are part of this power of love. Only then can resurrection hope give birth to reconciliation. It's time to stand up for and with Jesus Christ as he is known in the Gospels and early Christian Writing. He is our model of self-giving love and service to others, even our enemies, for Divine Love is greater than any evil in any form.

• Faith Hope Caring Honesty Compassion.
These are our parish core values. Help us live into them.

• Our parish vision is to be a faithful embodiment of Jesus Christ's transforming love.

• Our mission is to spread the positive energy of Jesus Christ's self-giving love through worship, prayer, service, learning and hospitality. How are we doing?

• Community Interfaith Thanksgiving Service at Temple Sinai Tuesday November 22 at 7:00 pm.
Our Community is expanding. Come experience the joy of sharing gratitude among Jewish, Muslim, Christian and Civic groups.

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The Rev. Christina van Liew
Rev. Christina van Liew

Marie Callahan
Parish Secretary

Ellen Schutt

Regina Huneke
Senior Warden

Jane Colgrove
Rise & Shine Editor

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