Chorlton Gatherings – 25/07

Chorlton Gatherings - 25/07

Dear Friends
 
Here are the details of our gatherings this week.
 
Tuesday 26th July 7.30 – 8.15 pm: Rose Meditation on Zoom
Join the Unitarian Transformers for a meditation on the rose, a symbol of love, the divine feminine, and Mary Magdalene, whose feast day was on 22nd July. Led by Laura Dobson. No previous experience of meditation is required. All welcome.
 

Join Zoom Meeting

https://zoom.us/j/94223648779?pwd=UEVkejhLQnkxV2VrMHU5THg2ZUJNdz09

Meeting ID: 942 2364 8779

Passcode: 3c9Pb1

 
Thursday 28th July 7 – 8.15 pm: Heart and Soul on Zoom
 
Heart and Soul is a contemplative spiritual gathering in which you can take time to reflect on life in the company of others. Each session follows a regular pattern, including readings and music, time for guided prayers of gratitude, compassion for others, self-reflection, and silent meditation. Led by Laura Dobson. All welcome. 
 
This week’s theme is ‘Sacrifice’.
 
“The ultimate test of a person’s conscience may be their willingness to sacrifice something today for future generations whose words of thanks will not be heard.’’― Gaylord Nelson
 
 
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Saturday 30th July 2 – 4 pm: Laura’s induction service, followed by refreshments, in the church and on Zoom
Join us for a service of celebration, at which Laura will be “officially installed” as the minister with Chorlton Unitarians. In time-honoured tradition, the service will be followed by tea and cake. The service will be led by the Reverend Jeff Gould, minister with Dean Row, Wilmslow and Hale Barns. Reverend Mark Hutchinson, a former member of Chorlton Unitarians, whom many of you will remember, will be giving the “charge to the congregation.”
 
Everyone is welcome, but for catering purposes, it would be helpful to know if you will be attending in person. 
 
Join Zoom Meeting
Meeting ID: 810 8498 0742
Passcode: 544752
 
Sunday 31st July 10.30 – 11.30 am: Sunday Gathering in the church
Anam Cara – a celebration of soul friends, in honour of International Day of Friendship. Led by Laura Dobson and Mark Hutchinson. All welcome.
 
“A person without a soul friend is like a body without a head.” Attributed to St Brigid of Kildare
 
We will continue to open the windows to ensure good ventilation and will continue our sanitising routine in the church, including asking you to continue sanitising the toilets after use, please. Wearing a face covering in a crowded and enclosed space is suggested by the government, however, this is at your own discretion.
 
We look forward to seeing you.
 
A reminder of our bank account details if you are able to make a donation:
 
Sort code: 40 11 56     
Account number: 40716286
Bank: HSBC 
Account name: Chorlton Unitarian Church
 
Blessings,
 
 
Linda Paris
Administrator
Chorlton Unitarian Church
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