Three Gatherings for ...

   Ministers, Commissioned Ruling Elders, Certified Christian Educators, Candidates and Inquirers

A Gathering for Worship and Fellowship  on Thursday, September 29th at 11:30 a.m. join your colleagues for a time of fellowship, worship and Sacrament at our first service of Communion in the fall season.  We will be gathering at St. Andrew Church and Carol Fisher, pastor of the church, is making arrangements at a nearby restaurant for our lunch together.  You do need to RSVP for the lunch by emailing Beth or calling 303-777-2453.  I hope you can join us for this time of relaxed conversation, informal worship, good food and community.  Your RSVP is asked no later than Wednesday, September 28th.  

The Grant Street Task Force which is exploring future use of the Presbytery property will hold a dialogue about its proposals following the Ministers’ Communion Luncheon on September 29th at 2:00 p.m.  Katie Robb Davis, associate pastor at Wellshire Church and a task force member, will convene and facilitate the discussion at St. Andrew Church.  Please also RSVP for this time of dialogue to Beth.  

Dee Cooper invites all ministers to join together with her for a new series of gatherings, held on the third Wednesday of each month, 12:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. at the Presbytery Center.  These gatherings have been extraordinary gifts from Dee and times for us all.  Please bring your lunch. The first one is …   
                              September 21, 2016 12:00-1:30 p.m.

Do you feel you have a little too much drama in your church? in your life? would you like to reduce the amount of drama you experience to just what you see on television?

Join us as we explore the Drama Triangle- (the Karpman Drama Triangle- adapted by Hendricks) By exploring the hero, victim, villain roles, we can identify who I am in the conflict triangle, get ourselves out with ease.  We will also explore how we can actually be keeping it going.

Successive times and topics are:  
             October 19 – “Emotions:  Friend or Foe”
             November 16 – “Sexuality and the Pastorate”
             December 21 – “Play and Living in Essence” 

In Peace,

August 2016