EVENSONG WEDNESDAY JUNE 10 at 7:15 PM BEING ONE WITH CREATION, Lord, may I love all Thy creatures, the whole and every grain of sand in it.  May I love every leaf, every ray of Thy light. May I love the animals: Thou hast given them the rudiments of thought and joy untroubled. Let me not trouble it, let me not harass them, let me not deprive them of their happiness, let me not work against Thine intent. For I …

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Evensong – Wednesday, May 27, 2020 @ 7:15 PM

Evensong – Wednesday, May 27, 2020 A door opens in the centre of our being and we seem to fall through it into the immense depths which, though they are infinite, are all accessible to us. ~ Thomas Merton Somewhere in our lives there are people…or perhaps it is we ourselves Who are here to create new visions, to dream wider dreams, to hope beyond the ordinary And to cling to very little during this time of breaking through into …

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Evensong – Wednesday, May 20, 2020 – 7:15 pm

Evensong    Ah — a resting place, where we come to understand it is not required of us to wrestle constantly and passionately with our God — nor pursue relentlessly all God’s decrees as we understand them, but only that we listen and wonder and hope and pray… Edwina Gateley   Join us virtually for mid-week Evensong, Wednesday, May 20, 7:15pm

Evensong – Wednesday, May 13, 2020 @ 7:15 pm

Evensong, Wednesday May 13, 2020  They can be like a sun, words. They can do for the heart What light can For a field. ~John of the Cross Give me a small line of verse from time to time, O God, And if I cannot write it down for lack of paper or light, Then let me address it softly in the evening to your  Great Heaven. But please give me a small line of verse. ~Etty Hillesum, An Interrupted …

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Evensong – Wednesday, April 8, 2020 – join online with Zoom

Evensong, April 1, 2020   The April 1 Evensong was our first time gathering by Zoom.  We’ll be doing it again! “Each day is a gift, every moment is a gift.  What happens when we honour all of life as a gift?” Christine Valters-Paintner   “There’s a vast difference between drinking a morning cup of tea with full attention and drinking it while preoccupied by our plans for the day.”  Japanese Zen tea connoisseur and Psychotherapist Tara Bennett-Goleman   “I am …

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Evensong – Wednesday, March 18, 2020 – Cancelled

While our public gathering is cancelled, the following liturgy is provided for home use, for those seeking “sacred time” – – Evensong ~ Lent IV ~ March 18/20   “Thrown all together in one unrelenting present, we are made to recognize in one another what we deny most vehemently about ourselves: in the end it’s our vulnerability that connects us”        Jon Mooallam   A Simple Lighting of a Candle to Connect with the Evensong Community   A Prayer ~ Pandemic …

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Evensong – Wednesday, February 19, 2020

Let us mark the close of Epiphanytide with mid-week Evensong Wednesday, February 19, 2020 @ 7:15 PM ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ There are times, even whole seasons, when we need to take a rest from our journey. Even in the desert, Even in the wilderness, Sabbath comes. Light the candles, Say the prayers: Welcome, sabbath. Welcome, rest. Enter in and be our guest.                              Book of the Desert Mothers: J. Richardson