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Posts tagged "Peace"
Prayer Vigil, Dec. 7, 7:30 PM

Prayer Vigil, Dec. 7, 7:30 PM

Interfaith Prayer Vigil for U.N. Climate Conference in Paris Monday, December 7, 7:30-8:30 PM Sacred Heart Parish Center (opposite Wilson Farm) 21 Follen Rd., Lexington   From Nov. 30 to December 11, hundreds of world leaders will meet at the Paris Climate Summit with an urgent mission:  Finalize an international commitment to combat climate change.  Some see this as a last chance to prevent the worst consequences of climate disruption.  So far, reaching agreement has been too difficult… under pressure, politicians have overlooked our shared...
Advent at Hancock

Advent at Hancock

Advent at Hancock 2013 View our entire Advent in Worship…Advent at Home brochure: Advent 2013 online (PDF) December 1 The First Sunday of Advent will celebrate hope in worship, and the place and role of food in our celebrations. December 8 The Second Sunday of Advent will celebrate peace in worship, and the giving of gifts through our annual Manger Sunday procession. At home, we’ll help you think about giving and receiving gifts that sustain and bring joy. December 9 Monday evening at 7:30, we’ll...
Lexington Clergy Reflections on Gun Violence rescheduled for June 5th

Lexington Clergy Reflections on Gun Violence rescheduled for June 5th

The event originally planned for April 19th by the group Gun Rights Across America generated a flurry of local response, even before the tragedies of the Boston Marathon.   The Lexington Interfaith Clergy Association had planned a counter presence advocating peace, which will be going forward on June 5th.  Please join us!
A Time of Peace

A Time of Peace

December 14th, 2012 Advent Devotional by Becca Lockwood A Time of Peace We are a Church that thrives on action. “The works of his hands are faithful and just; all his precepts are trustworthy.” (Ps. 111:7) Peace must be created; it is something towards which we strive. I think of our mission trips, the good work we do with our hands, the compassion that is transmitted through our commitment to just action. I think of Jesus overturning the tables in the temple, pointing outwards, leading...
Candle Litany, Advent Two: PEACE, Mary receives the news.

Candle Litany, Advent Two: PEACE, Mary receives the news.

The Second Sunday of Advent – December 9th Today we light the candle of Peace. This candle reminds us that our world needs your peace, O God.  Wherever there is conflict or war or violence or people hurting people, open the door for your healing peace, O God. Amen   Luke 3:1-6 The Proclamation of John the Baptist In the fifteenth year of the reign of Emperor Tiberius, when Pontius Pilate was governor of Judea, and Herod was ruler of Galilee, and his brother Philip...