Newsletter for June 2019

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June, the month of graduations, Father’s Day, and summer solstice, is upon us. This year Pentecost, the great feast of the Holy Spirit and the conclusion of the Easter season, also falls in June.

The Spirit’s work is helping us stay in relationship and building connection. The Spirit warms, softens, mends, and renews all the broken, cold places in and between things. Invisible but powerful, willing to be anonymous, the Spirit does not care who gets the credit for the wind from nowhere, the living water that we take for granted, or the bush that always burns and is never consumed.
— Richard Rohr

What practice increases your awareness of the Spirit with you? Here’s an easy one. Do you have a wind chime? Some love them for the music; some find them to be an annoyance. One symbol for Spirit is wind, gently wafting or violently blowing. Perhaps the movement of the wind in a chime might remind you that the Spirit is indeed with you.

How do you see the Spirit “warming, softening, mending, and renewing all the broken, cold places” in your life?

HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO YOU - THE BAND OF SISTERS!!

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Remember our birthday party on Wednesday, June 19 from 1:00p - 3:00p. RSVP on the calendar page at any time by clicking here. Scroll down to the date of the event and follow the link. Once you RSVP, we will be back in touch with you about the Raleigh address of the party’s location.

NOTE IN THE POCKET

Next date is Tuesday, June 18 from 9:30a - 12p. The Volunteer Center is located at: 5100 Lacy Avenue, Raleigh 27609.

COME WALK THE LABYRINTH WITH THE BAND OF SISTERS

Next date for our labyrinth walk at the Millbrook Baptist labyrinth (1519 E. Millbrook Rd | Raleigh, NC 27609) is Thursday, June 27 at 9:30a. Plan on 60-90 minutes of walking, reflecting, and faith sharing. Ann O’Hara will meet you there.

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DIPPED AND DYED IN PRAYER

Save the date for our annual retreat: Monday, October 21, 2019 - Wednesday, October 23, 2019 at the beautiful St. Francis Springs Prayer Center in Stoneville, NC (only about 2 hours from Raleigh). More details to come. Registration is open - click here to be taken to the calendar page. Scroll down to the date of the event to see pricing and accommodations.