Teach Us to Pray
Mark Your Calendars – Evening Sessions
Come for one. Come for all. Feel free to bring a friend.
Adventuring Through the Psalms
Discover the Psalms through games, hands-on activities, and more! Come and bring a friend to share in the fun.
Engaging the Lord’s Prayer through Drama
Explore the Lord’s Prayer through movement, spoken word, and drama. This session will culminate in a final performance of a piece on the Lord’s Prayer in our morning service on November 19.
Artistic Response to the Psalms
Since ancient times, the psalms have inspired artists. The words open a doorway to deep reflection and prayer. Join Mary Abma to explore how visual artists over the centuries have responded to the psalms. Learn how to use your own artistic expression to delve more deeply into the meaning of the psalms and create your own personal, prayerful, artistic reflections. No previous artistic experience required. This is something that anyone can do.
Spend the evening creating a card inspired by the Psalms. You can keep your card or share it with a friend or loved one. No previous card-making experience required.
Praying the Psalms
Take time to pause in prayer at the beginning of new week and re-center. Spend the evening in prayer, allowing the words of the Psalms to shape your prayers.
Exploring the Psalms through Media
(Session offered September 10, October 15, November 12)
Deepen your understanding of the Psalms as you explore digital images and craft a collage using the app Pic Collage. Please bring your own device pre-loaded with the free Pic Collage app (available for ios and android). You do not need to be familiar with Pic Collage to participate. However, you should be familiar with basic operation of your device
The Modern Psalmist
(Session offered September 24, October 29, November 26)
A look at current Christian music writers of Rock, Rap and Pop music.
Several groups will be studying the Psalms using Eugene Peterson’s study guide Psalms: Prayers of the Heart. Groups will change from week to week so you can join in at any point in the study.