Each year at OSLC during the Season of Lent (begins on March 5 in 2014), everyone is invited to read a book together and engage in spiritual practices that enrich our lives individually and as a community. In 2014, our Lenten book is Simplifying the Soul, Lenten Practices to Renew Your Spirit (by Paula Huston). Huston is a Benedictine oblate who writes this book as an invitation for readers to declutter their minds, hearts, relationships and souls by trying out specific practices during the days of the Lenten season…
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Each year at OSLC, we create an Advent devotional. This family-friendly resource is given out as the cover of our worship folder each week in Advent. The interior portion is designed for use with children and youth, and the back page has a devotional offering geared towards adults. In 2013, we focus on the first chapter of the Gospel of John discovering the ways that in Jesus God gives us the gifts of life, light, belonging and grace.
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This year during the four Sundays of Advent (Dec. 2, 9, 16, 23) our worship at OSLC is focused on the theme: Surprised by Joy: Stories of New Birth. Each week, we listen closely to the story of a biblical family member from the first chapter of the Gospel of Luke. From Zechariah, Elizabeth, Mary, and …
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For the four Sundays of Advent this year, OSLC is focusing on what it means to be a part of God’s family tree. To extend the conversation that we begin each week in Sunday morning worship, we have created a weekly take-home devotional. “Of Jesse’s Lineage: Being God’s Family” will take you and your family …
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