September 9th through June:
Sunday Worship Services are at 11 AM
Worship Series: Embodied Faith
January 12 – February 16, 2020
Christianity is an incarnational faith; in Jesus, God took on a human body, living with us on earth. Jesus took care of his own body, eating and sleeping, slipping away from the crowds to find places of prayer and rest. He also cared deeply about the bodies of others – touching and healing the sick, feeding the crowds, washing the feet of his disciples, cooking breakfast for them on the beach. At the Last Supper with his disciples, he offered them his body and his blood, a gift of wholeness through his body for our own embodied existence. Finally, the Christian claim is that Jesus’ resurrection was not only a spiritual rising, but a bodily resurrection, a redeeming of the entirety of human life and creation.
It also follows, then, that we come to know God in and through our bodies. Richard Rohr writes, “God has forever made human flesh the privileged place of the divine encounter... Our bodies are God’s dwelling place and even God’s temple.” In this six-part worship series, we claim the beauty of our embodied lives, and we explore the profound ways we encounter the divine through our bodily senses.