As printed in the March/April 2011 issue of Echoes:
As our “Summer of Exploring Creative Play and Spirituality” approaches, we are pleased to announce the following guest preachers, their sermon themes, and how these themes relate to Dee’s sabbatical itinerary.
|Dates||In the Pulpit||Sermon Themes||Pastor Dee’s Itinerary|
|June 5||Pastor Dee||Outdoor service|
|June 12||Heather Cameron, COTH Intern||Pentecost||Sea Kayaking with seals, otters, and sea lions in Carmel; Spending time at the Institute of Play|
|June 19||VBS Participants||VBS Sunday||Rest and reflection|
|June 26||Rev. Bill Calhoun, Retired Pastor, Montview Presbytery||“Sabbath and Sabbatical”||Preparation for the next activities|
|July 3, 10||Rev. Joelle Beller, Fuller Preaching Professor||“Godly Play”||Swimming with dolphins in the Dominican Republic with Wildquest|
|July 17, 24, 31||Rev. Les Avery, Retired Pastor, St. James Presbytery, Denver||“Descending into Our Spiritual Depths”||Time at Crystal Peaks Youth Ranch working with horses and youth|
|August 7, 14, 21||Rev. Diane Prevary,Stated Clerk of Presbytery, New Convenant, Houston||“Ascending the Mountain of God”||Experiencing the work at Ukutula and Ann Van Dyk Cheetah Center; Kruger National Park; climbing Kilimanjaro|
|August 28||WorKship||WorKship||Returning from Africa|
|September 4||Heather Cameron, COTH Intern||Labor Day||Weekend retreat with Sabbatical participants to process the learning and experiences|
|September 11||Pastor Dee||Welcome Home!|
The summer worship schedule, Frequently Asked Questions, Dee’s reading list, and more information about our “Summer of Exploring Creative Play and Spirituality” is available in the Narthex on the Sabbatical table near the front door. Stop by and stay current on the exciting preparations!