Ecumenism: the Truth as One
In this, the 500 year anniversary of the Reformation, we experience and explore the many voices of Christianity, and the call of the monastery to be grounded in (unity) ecumenism. Come for one or more sessions. All are welcome. $30/lunch.
Wednesdays, 11:45 am-1:30 pm
February 21, February 28, March 7, March 14, March 21, 2018
March 21, 2018 | Always Reforming—a Journey of Renewal
Judy Nolde, Deacon, works as a chaplain for Triangle Community Ministry. She is also a spiritual director. She is a lifelong Lutheran (ELCA), having grown up in Lutheran churches in central Illinois and also Geneva, Switzerland. She also attended a Lutheran college and law school, Valparaiso University. However, she has deep interests in ecumenism reflected in her life as a Benedictine oblate and a master’s degree from Loyola Institute of Pastoral Studies.
Ken Smith is a retired Lutheran (ELCA) pastor, most recently serving St. John’s Lutheran Church in downtown Madison. Ken is a lifelong Lutheran (ELCA), attended Wartburg College and Trinity Lutheran Seminary. He has served three churches in South-Central Wisconsin, and also worked at the ELCA churchwide headquarters in Chicago in Christian education. He also has interests in ecumenism. He has an advanced certificate from Boston College in religious education.
Register one week before the lunch you wish to attend.
Attend one of the other Lenten Lunches this year:
February 21, 2018 | Via Media
Via Media is a Latin phrase translated as “middle way” or way between two extremes.
Led by Al Majkrzak, retired Episcopal priest (learn more)
February 28, 2018 | Hearts Strangely Warmed: the Essence of Methodism
Led by Rachel Olson, former United Methodist pastor (learn more)
March 7, 2018 | In Essentials, Unity. In Non-essentials, Liberty. In All Things, Love.
Led by Rev. Staci Marrese-Wheeler, a Moravian pastor (learn more)
March 14, 2018 | The United Church of Christ: United and Uniting
Led by Tisha Brown, Associate Conference Minister for Leadership Development and Faith Formation with the Wisconsin Conference of the United Church of Christ (learn more)