Easter Bible Study Tonight! …and all the week’s news
EASTER BIBLE STUDY TONIGHT AND NEXT MONDAY: We are so grateful to Marijka Ulanowicz for leading us in a wonderful Lenten Bible Study, looking closely at the passion story in John’s gospel. She has agreed to come back for an Easter Bible Study, to bring us through the Resurrection and the epilogue in John. We have planned two more sessions: TONIGHT, Monday, May 5th and Monday, May 12th, both from 7:30-9pm at the Green House. Please join us! All are welcome, even if you have not attended previous sessions.
METANOIA SEMESTER: As this school year draws to a close and we consider our options for the future, we are realizing we need more committed live-in community members in order to move forward. In the past, GCW has offered internships called a “Metanoia semester” to folks interested in an immersion experience of living and working at the GCW, in order to learn more about what we are and why we do it. If this is something that interests you for the fall or spring of next year, contact Daniel Loya to learn more, at 863-207-3670 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Coffee Shops: Monday, Tuesday, and Friday mornings from 7:30-9:30 AM
- Dorothy’s Café: On Wednesday with prep from 9:30 AM -12 PM, serving from 12:30-2:30 PM, and cleanup from 2:30-3:30 PM. Click here to sign up.
- Microfarm Morning: Thursday from 8:30-11:30 AM. Contact Jade Allen via email (email@example.com) or phone (352-337-0817) for questions &/or directions.
QUOTATION OF THE WEEK:
Not the kingdom of death
Christ is risen!
We give thanks for the gift of Easter
that runs beyond our explanations,
beyond our categories of reason,
even more, beyond the sinking sense of our own lives.
We know about the powers of death,
powers that persist among us,
powers that drive us from you, and
from our neighbor, and
from our best selves.
We know about the powers of fear and greed and anxiety,
and brutality and certitude.
powers before which we are helpless.
And then you…you at dawn, unquenched,
you in the darkness
you on Saturday,
you who breaks the world to joy.
Yours is the kingdom…not the kingdom of death,
Yours is the power…not the power of death,
Yours is the glory…not the glory of death.
Yours…You…and we give thanks
for the newness beyond our achieving.
—from Awed to Heaven, Rooted in Earth: Prayers of Walter Brueggemann