Gospel Music Workshop
Gospel Music Workshop
We had a lovely gathering last night for an evening of fellowship and learning for all ages – the start of our 15th annual “Food for Body, Mind & Spirit.”
There are 2 more in a row: Weds. evenings – Jan. 21st and 28th, 2015
Catered Supper at 5:45 pm
Special Programming for all Ages from 6:30 – 7:30 pm
Suggested donation of $7 for adults/$5 for children
This series is open to the wider Sheboygan community
If you would like to attend – simply need to RSVP to Suzy (firstname.lastname@example.org) by Mon. Jan. 19 and 26th.
· Jan. 21 Chicken Dinner c/o Twisted Chicken
· Jan. 28 Pulled Pork/Beef Brisket Dinner c/o Dickey’s Barbeque Pit
Programming for all Ages – 6:30-7:30 pm
For Younger Children – (4-year-olds – 2nd Grade)
Jan. 21st – Crafts for Kids Cindy Bartol will offer two craft projects for the younger children
Jan. 28th – Sing-a-long with Mz Tree Join singer/songwriter, Kyane Howland for a musical “jam”. Award-winning guitar and voice teacher at LakeMusic Studio, Kyane leads music and movement to help families tune in to the wonder and love of the planet.
(there will be nursery care for infants through 3 year olds during the evening program)
For Older Children – (3rd – 5th grade)
Jan. 21st – Active Games Jim Johnson will lead some “active” and “engaging” games to help the group get to know each other.
Jan. 28th – Board Game Night Children are encouraged to bring along their favorite board game to play with friends. Karen Habeck and Tim Wernecke, leaders.
For Middle School Youth
Kim Anderson will be leading a two week series on how youth can be open to accepting of diversity – at school, in the local community and the world. On the 21st, Angela Wessels, Youth Educator at Mental Health America, will help lead.
For High School Youth – Pastor Julia will lead a three-week series using the “Painting the Stars: Science, Religion and an Evolving Faith” series. Group will explore the relationship between science and an evolutionary Christian spirituality.
Three Different Series for Adults –
Series #1“Visualizing Christianity: Manifestations of Spirit in Western Art” Lisa Vihos will lead this three-week “feast for the eyes” – an art historical journey to discover how artists have depicted the stories of Jesus, the stories of the Bible, and the sacredness of Spirit throughout the centuries. Each night will include some time for group discussion and reflection.
Jan. 21st – The Spirit Made Flesh in Renaissance and Baroque Art
Jan. 28th – Transformations and Meditations: Art Up to the Present
Series #2 “Parents as Spiritual/Moral Guides for their Children”
The Rev. Debbie Payden will lead the gathered group through an exploration of how the home is the primary place for Christian faith formation.
Series #3 “Reflections on Israel” – Jim Hollister will share photos and reflections from his recent trip, in light of current events in that region.
Jan. 21st – Palestinians’ desire for a state
Jan. 28th – Intro to the Kabbalah
Sun. Jan. 11th – Baptism Renewal Sunday
Adult Forum 9am – Bertha Singini and Benjamin David will speak on “Early Grade Reading in Malawi: The Way Forward.” They will share issues, problems, what they have been learning at Lakeland, and what they hope to do when they go home to Malawi. There will be time for questions and discussion. In the Conf. Room across from the office. All are welcome!
10:00 am Worship – Pastor Jim will preach on “religious fanaticism” with a sermon entitled, “Defining Moments.” We will also have an opportunity to renew our baptisms. Music by Bach Choir (“Alleluia”) and Contemporary Group (“Come to the Water”). We’ll also bid farewell to a some members who will be moving away soon.
7 pm Group Meditation in the lounge.
Two services on Christmas Eve in our sanctuary: 4pm (Prelude starts by 3:50pm) and 10pm.
4pm – Music includes familiar carols, Bill Born on the organ, and Handbells & Bach Choir (dir. by Martin Ulrich), as well as a trio of women vocalists (sometimes known as Sheboygan Light Rail). Pastor Julia will share a “Children’s Message.” We’ll light our candles and end with “Silent Night.” Nursery care is available for the 4pm service.
10p-Music includes familiar carols, Bill Born on the organ, and a couple of solos (Ben Johnson singing “O Holy Night” & Mimi Viglietti singing “On a Silent Night”). Pastor Jim will share a brief but life-changing sermon :) We’ll light our candles and end with “Silent Night.”