Because of CoVid-19 St. Francis by the Sea’s Service was broadcast via Zoom and YouTube Live. This week Rector The Rev. Dr. Brent Was once again broadcast live from a Carriage House in downtown Blue Hill.
Introduction to Contemplative Practices: A Lenten Wednesday Seekers Presented by First Congregational Church of Blue Hill and St. Francis by the Sea Episcopal Church
The Rev. Lisa Durkee and Fr. Brent Was, leading. Wednesdays of Lent (beginning February 24) 10:00 –11:30 on Zoom
Join us as we explore the theology and practice of contemplative prayer.
2/24 Introduction to Contemplative Practice – For class read Forward and Chp. 1
3/3 Centering Prayer: Christian Meditation–Fr. Brent – For class read Chp. 2 & 3
3/10 Chant: When we sing, we pray twice–Rev. Lisa – For class read Chp. 4 & 5
3/17 Lectio Divina: Holy Reading, Praying with Scripture – Fr. Brent – For class read Chp. 6 & 7
3/24 Art: Wellspring of Creativity–Rev. Lisa – For class read Chp. 8
3/31 Moving meditation: Embodied Prayer and Conclusion-Rev. Lisa & Fr. Brent — For class read Chp. 9
Text: Becoming Christ: Transformation through Contemplation by Brian C. Taylor (Cambridge: Cowley, 2002). Due to weather, the book is back ordered through Blue Hill Books.You can read the first portion here