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Clothes Closet Update- We need everything. Items season appropriate, gently used, and clean:
10:30 Outdoor Service at the Hogan's- On July 9th we will hold the 10:30 AM Sunday service at the Hogan's home, followed by a cookout. (The 8 AM service will be held as usual at the church)
One Service July 16th- We will have one service at 9:30 AM, followed by a covered dish in honor of our interim rector, Kathryn.
Blowing Rock Tour of Homes - Friday, July 28 from 9:00 am - 5:00 pm. St. Mary of the Hills Episcopal Church sponsors a tour of five beautiful homes. All profits will benefit charitable organizations in Boone and Blowing Rock. For tickets, visit: http://stmaryofthehills.org/buy-toh-tickets
One Service on August 6th- We will have one service at 9:30 AM to welcome our new rector, Rev. Susan Buchanan.
My Story, Our Story, The Story- Aug. 11 –Aug. 13, Montreat Conference & Retreat Center, Black Mountain Led by Porter Taylor & Arthur Taylor. Cost: $395. Jesus answers questions with stories because narrative or metaphor is the primary way to articulate our deepest faith. For more information, call: (864) 232-5683 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
As Nature intended: Healing with Native Flowers and Herbs– at Valle Crucis Conference Center, Friday, Aug. 18 from 10:00 am – 3:00 pm. Cost: $50. Enjoy a hands-on workshop showing us how to connect to plants, make and use native flower essences for healing, and make basic herbal infusions. Visit: www.vcconferences.org for more information.
Short Introduction to Centering Prayer– Aug 19 - 20. Cost: $140. Centering prayer is a surrender method of meditation that reaches back to the early days of Christianity. Join Rev. Rob Field with the Center for Spiritual Wisdom, and Becky Hannah with Contemplative Outreach as we learn the basics of this ancient method of prayer. Visit: www.vcconferences.org.
Cathedral Pilgrimage- The Church of the Ascension in Hickory is planning a Pilgrimage to the Cathedrals of France, Sept. 10 - 19, 2017. Contact The Rev. Karla Woggon by email at email@example.com or call 828-638-0533.
Awakening Soul Retreat (Nov 9-12, Lutheridge, Asheville)- This year’s retreat will feature Diana Butler Bass and John Dominic Crossan as speakers. The 2017 gathering is a call to a Sacred Revolution. Visit: http://www.awakeningsoulpresents.org/
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