The Abbey is a resource for people to grow and deepen their spiritual lives. This “room” in The Abbey is where you can find a recommendation for a spiritual director, books we recommend, or information on particular spiritual practices. This “room” will grow over time like a library.

 

The Triumph of Christianity, How A Forbidden Religion Swept the World, by Bart Ehrman

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By Sandra Boone  Professor Ehrman writes with the depth of one who has the luxury of a full semester to examine his subject (this book is almost 300 pages long) but with the wit, language and modern references that would win a professor an undergraduate teaching award. He is a…

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Miracles, by C.S. Lewis

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By Phillip Owen In Miracles, C.S. Lewis takes an objective look at how miracles can be understood by both Christians and non-Christians alike. He opens the book with a philosophical question of whether it is logically possible for miracles to occur at all, and then takes a look at moments…

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Everything Happens for a Reason, and Other Lies I’ve Loved by Kate Bowler

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By the Rev. Carol Petty At thirty-five, a perfectly healthy and happy Kate Bowler is on her way. She has her dream job teaching at Duke Divinity School, a storybook marriage to her high school sweetheart, and an adorable baby son. What more could a person want? What a person…

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Learning to Walk in the Dark by Barbara Brown Taylor

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By the Rev. Carol Petty People go to tremendous lengths to escape darkness--literal or metaphorical. We much prefer light. Perhaps our aversion to darkness results from the historic Christian teaching that darkness equals evil. And yet, the Biblical narrative abounds with stories revealing that God does mighty works in the…

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Holy Week

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All are invited to join in our Holy Week activities and liturgies. All events are in Central Daylight Time. PALM/PASSION SUNDAY 9 a.m. Liturgy of the Palms and Word | DOWNLOAD BULLETIN PDFClick here to find palm cross and palm frond images to print, cut out, and color for use…

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Children & Youth

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Visit the Classroom page for information on Junior Journey Zoom - The Magic of Friendship: Lessons from The Bible and Harry Potter. DOWNLOADABLE FORMATION Sunday School in a Box: Sing It – Say It – Draw It – Pray It AT-HOME FORMATION Leaders: Mary Lenz (4th-5th), Elaine & Rex Hunt…

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Meditation Music by The Lighted Hilltop: Venite, Adoremus

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Ancient chant melodies are designed to emerge from the silence without displacing it. As we seek silence in our lives, whether during prayer, meditation, or reflection, we hope these meditations, based on those ancient melodies and tones, will help focus your mind and bring peace to your soul.

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