Opening to Peace- Poems from Interweave’s May Writing Circle

Dear Friends, Opening To Peace was the theme for our May 2016 Writing Circle. It grew from our fall, winter and spring themes: Autumn, Keepsakes of the Heart, Miracles, Courage and Heartbreak. We learned that through all the transitions and challenges we traverse, Peace waits patiently for us to invite Her to sit with us and within us. May the …

Walking for Peace: A Prayer Vigil at the Labyrinth

To our Interweave community, I had planned to write you of our wonderful celebration – and I will – but the joy of Saturday's gala was overshadowed the following morning as we learned the news of the deaths of 49 people in a violent tragedy in Orlando. Our hearts are with all of those who have been impacted by this devastating …

The Spiritual Journey

Register Here   Amidst the ups and downs of every day life, there is often a subtle evolution of our inner life. This deeper unfolding can be missed, and so a map of some of these milestones  can help us locate where we are in our life process.  This workshop will attend to these matters.  Presentation, discussion, meditation, poetry and …

Heartbreak: Poems from Interweave’s April Writing Circle

Dear Friends, Our theme in April was Heartbreak.  The invitation: to explore its many facets, to appreciate its gifts and to reflect on our own learnings as we move through it. We each have our own way of bearing witness to heartbreak and how we allow it to change and transform us. We begin with the words of St. Catherine …

Book of the Year 2016

Book of the Year  Black Women’s Christian Activism  Seeking Social Justice in a Northern Suburb  Tuesday, May 17, 7:30-9:00pm  Goodwill Offering, Register Here   Interweave’s very own Dr. Betty Livingston Adams will  discuss her compelling and well-received work about the lives of ordinary African American women who made extraordinary contributions. It is a powerful local story with national implications.  “Adams’s work …

Spirituality of Sound

   The Spirituality of Sound    May 1, 2-4pm    Suggested donation $20     St. Luke's Montclair    Register Here       We live in is a visually dominant world.  “Seeing is believing,” we say. But the worlds out of which sacred texts such as the Hebrew Scriptures, the Christian Bible, and the Quran emerged were worlds of sound—mysterious  and  …

Bible Book of the Month

Bible Book of the Month Judges, Saul, David and Solomon Portrait of the Triumph and Troubles of a Monarchy 2nd Saturdays, 9:30-11:30am March 12, April 9, May 14, June 11- Register Here   King David looms over ancient Israelite history as a heroic model of leadership, but the ancient “court historian” who wrote the books of 1 & 2 Samuel …

Dissidents, Saints, and Just Plain Folk

Dissidents, Saints and Just Plain Folk: A People’s History of the Christian Movement Six Fridays, 9:30-11:30 am April 8, 15, 22, 29, May 6, 13- Register Here   What happened after the New Testament? After the formative church Councils? Apart from, along side of, and in spite of the kings and bishops in charge of things, and their constant disputes? …