Communication (Page 5)

Communication (Page 5)

Cooking Well With Diabetes

Holy Spirit will be hosting this cooking class on June 9, 16, and 23 from 5:30 – 7:00 pm. This free class is put on by Texas A&M Agrilife Extension Service in McLennan County and the Waco-McLennan County Public Health District. Space is limited so if you are interested, sign up quickly! To register, call The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service at 757-5180…

Easter and Creation

What does Easter say about Creation? If I had only one sentence to answer the question, I would want to say this: the Resurrection shows just how seriously God takes his creation in his desire to save humanity. I like doing this kind of reflection with a question in one hand and the Book of Common Prayer in the other, so here it goes. First of all is that very curious…

Alleluia! Christ is Risen!

As we enter April, we celebrate with joy the Resurrection of our Lord Jesus Christ from the dead. Liturgically, we mark the Resurrection by re-introducing the “Alleluia” to our worship service, starting at the Great Vigil. Because of Christ’s Resurrection, we have hope for this life and the next. God reminds us in Christ’s Resurrection that he cares for every part of our…

The Daring Way™

In February, I attended a week-long conference at Camp Allen called The Daring Way™. It was led by Dr. Brené Brown, a research professor at the University of Houston Graduate School of Social Work. She studies what researchers call “self-conscious affect,” those nasty emotions we get when we notice ourselves and don’t like what we see. The training itself was about shame,…

John Brown University Choir concert

The John Brown University Cathedral Choir will be traveling to Texas as part of its annual spring break tour, March 22-29. During the tour, the choir is scheduled to give concerts and participate in worship services. The choir will perform a concert in Waco on Thursday, March 26 at Church of the Holy Spirit, 1624 Wooded Acres Dr. at 7:00pm. For more information contact…

Lenten Soup Supper and Devotional Series

Join us starting Feb. 25 for our Lenten Soup Supper and Devotional Series. We begin at 6:00 PM with the Stations of the Cross and then continue through 7:15 with a study of Rowan Williams’ small book Being Christian: Baptism, Bible, Eucharist, Prayer. The study will be directed by Chris Van Gorder and led by him and others. Copies of the book can be found on Amazon…

A Holy Lent

I invite you, therefore, in the name of the Church, to the observance of a holy Lent… Book of Common Prayer, p. 265 It feels like only a short time since the festival of Christmas. We welcomed the Holy Family into our church, and waited with them for the three wise men from the East. Now, beginning February 18, we begin a different journey, a journey through the shadowy…

Prayer Book for Personal Use

Ever struggled with prayer? Or wondered how Episcopal spirituality works? Join us starting January 11 at 9:00 am for “The Prayer Book for Personal Use,” a five-week course that covers the basics of Anglican spirituality and our use of the Book of Common Prayer away from church on Sundays. Topics covered include: Week One:  The Prayer Book is for us (an…