This section of The Abbey is just getting started, but we hope you will look around and see what resources are posted for you already.  Our plan is to populate the Practices section with materials to help strengthen your prayer life.  The Retreats section will house plans and resources for individual or corporate retreats.  In the meantime, visit our labyrinth section for some tips on finding a labyrinth near you and starting a walking meditation practice.

Rule of Life Reboot

By Rebecca Hall The beginning of a new year brings inspiration to examine our lives and to set priorities for the months to come. Instead of making New Year’s resolutions, the Christian tradition encourages spiritual seekers to live by a rule of life – a set of guiding practices and…

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

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

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

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

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

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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