Friday, October 28, 2011

This weekend

The #OccupyPortland Interfaith Guild of Chaplains
Event Updates for Oct. 29-31, 2011

Here is a brief summary of what we are up to this weekend.  Feel free to print out this page, photocopy it, and post it throughout the Occupation.  Thanks!

Saturday, Oct. 29, 7 p.m.: Havdalah service (Location: Sacred Space). A Jewish religious ceremony that marks the symbolic end of Shabbat and holidays, and ushers in the new week. Shabbat ends on Saturday night after the appearance of three stars in the sky.

Sunday, Oct. 30, noon: Meditation and Reflection around the Lord's Table (Location: Sacred Space). A communion service in a progressive Protestant Christian tradition.

Sunday, Oct. 30, 2 p.m.: Holy Eucharist (Location: Sacred Space).  An Anglican sacramental liturgy from the Book of Common Prayer 1979, with the Rev. Sara Fischer and the Rev. P. Joshua "Griff" Griffin from St. David of Wales Episcopal Church. -- All are welcome.

Sunday, Oct. 30, 3 p.m.: Interfaith Sunday Service (Location: Sacred Space).  This week we will be focusing on healing of individuals, relationships, communities, and the world.  An informal and participatory service featuring a facilitated panel talk to reflect the diversity of our community.

Monday, Oct. 31, 6 p.m.: The Divine Service of Tamala (Location: Sacred Space).  This Goddess-centric ceremony celebrates the life through remembrance of those who have gone before us.  On this occasion we will also remember those who have died for freedom and justice, and those who have fallen victims of the unjust, greedy and oppressive system.

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