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WORSHIP & LESSONS

Join us on Sundays at 10:30 a.m. for online worship. Learn more.

Today’s Readings

October 18 — Twentieth Sunday after Pentecost

Isaiah 45:1-7
Psalm 96:1-9, (10-13)
1 Thessalonians 1:1-10
Matthew 22:15-22

Download the bulletin for October 18.

EVENTS

In the recent congregational survey, people indicated their desire to have book discussions and conversations about race. In response, on Tuesdays, November 10, 17 and 24 at 7:30 p.m. we will gather on Zoom to discuss “The Origin of Others,” a short (100+ pages) book by Nobel Prize-winning author Toni Morrison, a native of Lorain. After our discussion, we will say compline. Everyone is welcome. Join the conversation on Zoom.


The book, which collects the Norton Lectures that Morrison gave at Harvard University in 2016, “reflects on the themes that preoccupy [Morrison’s] work and increasingly dominate national and world politics: race, fear, borders, the mass movement of peoples, the desire for belonging. What is race and why does it matter? What motivates the human tendency to construct Others? Why does the presence of Others make us afraid?”
The book is available in ebook and print formats and is available for borrowing from the Akron-Summit County Public Library. Order it online.

Oct
25
Sun
Worship Online
Oct 25 @ 10:30 am

To join online worship during the COVID-19 epidemic:

  • Click on this link to join the service by video from your computer or phone:  https://zoom.us/j/721544150?pwd=dDNBQ3cyTlYvMzhjaVphcllDamZ5dz09. If you need a password, use 1895.
  • If you need to join only with a phone call and not on video, please dial 646-558-8656 and use the code 721544150# when prompted.
  • If you have any difficulties or are not able to use video or make a long-distance phone call, please text Rebecca Wilson at 330-524-2067 and she will help you get connected.

 

Oct
26
Mon
Muffin Monday
Oct 26 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am

Learn more about Muffin Mondays:

MUFFIN MONDAYS

Vestry meeting
Oct 26 @ 6:30 pm

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NEWS

Toni Morrison Book Discussion Begins on November 10

October 18, 2020

On Tuesdays, November 10, 17 and 24 at 7:30 p.m. we will gather on Zoom to discuss “The Origin of Others,” a short (100+ pages) book by Nobel Prize-winning author Toni Morrison, a native of Lorain. After our discussion, we will say compline. Everyone is welcome.

We Must Be Willing to Do the Work: Mother Debra’s Sermon for June 14

June 14, 2020

If we are to be the bearers of the light of the Gospel, says Mother Debra in today’s sermon, we Read more…

Watch Just Mercy for Free in June; Parish Conversation on July 7 at 8 p.m.

June 12, 2020

During the month of June, Just Mercy, a 2019 film about civil rights lawyer Bryan Stevenson, is available to stream Read more…