Stay Home, Stay Safe, Stay Spiritual | St. John the Baptist Episcopal Church

Stay Home, Stay Safe, Stay Spiritual

Cultivating spiritual practices during Stay at Home can be a wonderful way to connect our spirits with God's spirit,  to deepen our life of faith in an uncertain time.  It can be helpful to set aside a space in the home for spiritual practice. It might be a small table or tray set with a candle, Bible and special objects.  Resources for practices abound. Here are some you might consider:

Faith at Home Resources for Families: Sign up to receive regular email or follow their website here. 

Faith @ Home is providing a new way to equip families with daily formation and discipleship practices at home. These resources have been curated with these practices in mind: WATCH, LISTEN, READ, DO and PRAY. Each is designed to be experienced intergenerationally, so you can have conversations about faith at home with everyone, no matter where they are in life.

ChurchNext course: Prayer and Worship in Our Homes

The Early Church understood the importance of drawing near to Christ when the act of physically coming together became problematic. Meeting together in groups was not always possible. The home was the place were faith was fomed.

In an age of COVID-19, our inability to draw near to one another should not affect our ability to draw near to God. This free, multi-part course is designed for Christians to use this time of separation from one another as a time of drawing near to God.

A link to podcasts produced by The Episcopal Church during this time. 

"Being a Christian is not essentially about joining a church or being a nice person, but about following in the footsteps of Jesus, taking his teachings seriously, letting his Spirit take the lead in our lives, and in so doing helping to change the world from our nightmare into God's dream."

Presiding Bishop Michael Curry                                                                                                                                                                                                                  

 

 

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