Our healing prayer team is available for private prayer, laying on of hands and/or anointing in the side chapel during communion at the 10:30am service each Sunday.
We also have an active list of daily prayers that our prayer team prays privately during the week. If you would like us to pray for someone or something in particular, write your prayer on the list in the chapel, by …Read More »
Twice a month we gather for contemplative evenings with centering prayer, a time of quiet and stillness. Rooted in ancient meditative prayer practices, centering prayer offers peace in a busy world.
The evenings begin with a short walking meditation, in silence, to shed the excess energy of the day. Then we sit for a 20-minute period of centering prayer (meditation), followed by…Read More »
Most Sundays we hold classes for adults between the 8am and 10:30am services – classes that deepen our spirituality and inform our faith. Similarly, we hold classes in the evening during Lent, preceded by Evening Prayer and a potluck dinner.
Classes range from introductory topics - like What is Advent? What is Lent?, and The Insider’s Guide to Holy Week - to series on aspects …Read More »
Bible Study meets at 9:30am on Zoom every Wednesday after Morning Prayer.
Each week we study the Gospel for the upcoming Sunday. Led by clergy, all are welcome whether dropping in once or twice, coming occasionally, or participating regularly.
Contact Carrie Price for the Zoom login.
Education for Ministry (EfM)
EfM is a four-year theological education program through the University of the South (Episcopal) that forms participants in the breadth and depth of the Christian tradition and brings that into conversation with everyday life.
Over the course of four academic years, and in a small group setting, students explore Hebrew Scripture, Christian Scriptures, church history, and theolog…Read More »
We hold several one or two-day spiritual retreats on campus during the year, often with guest retreat leaders. Recent retreats include Christian Mysticism led by Fr. William Menninger, one of the monks who developed the meditative practice of Centering Prayer; and another on Contemplative Spirituality led by the Rev. Dr. Richard Peace, professor at Fuller Seminary.
Women’s ret…Read More »
Our parish hall has a labyrinth, for the ancient spiritual practice of sacred, prayerful walking. The design is a full replica of the medieval pattern in Chartres Cathedral in France.
The experience of the prayerful path of the labyrinth can be described in many ways - a walking meditation, a crucible of change, a watering hole for the spirit and a mirror of the soul. There are …Read More »
Women's & Men's Ministries
Men's Ministry - Monthly Men's Dinners
On the fourth Wednesday of every month men of St. A's are all invited for dinner and casual conversation in Pierson Hall. Bring a dish or something to grill! Friends always welcome.
Annual Women's Retreat
Each spring the women of St. A’s spend a weekend at a spiritual retreat center where guest retreat-leaders guide them th…