Category: Worship Notes

19
Jun

Juneteenth

The United States has a dark history of slavery. Sadly, this is a topic that is seldom discussed. Juneteenth, which commemorates the end of slavery in the United States, is included in this. For nearly 150 years, the national government has been reluctant to proclaim this day a public holiday. President Joe Biden signed the Juneteenth […]

16
Apr

Holy Week and Easter Worship Schedule

We’re excited that, for the first time in three years, Holy Week worship services are being offered in person once again at Nativity. If you haven’t returned to the building for in-person worship in a while, Holy Week is a great time to consider doing so. Whether you physically come to in-person worship or participate […]

03
Apr

Ramadan Kareem

As many of you know, the holy month of Ramadan began at sunset yesterday, April 2, 2022, and lasts until May 2, 2022. Ramadan is sacred to Muslims because it marks the month that the Qur’an was revealed to Prophet Mohammed (Peace Be Upon Him). During the holy month of Ramadan, many Muslims fast from […]

31
Mar

Standing in solidarity: Transgender Day of Remembrance 2022

Transgender Day of Visibility Today is Transgender Day of Visibility—a day to recognize and celebrate the many contributions of transgender, non-binary, Two-Spirit, and other gender-diverse communities.  We see you, we hear you and we are allies for you. What is International Transgender Day of Visibility? International Transgender Day of Visibility (also called Transgender Day of […]

16
Mar

International Women’s Day 2022

Celebrating International Women’s Day & Women’s History Month March is Women’s History Month! Explore the important contributions women have made to American society with your child. International Women’s Day is on March 8th, and it is a day that can serve as a launching point for education and inspiration. The campaign for International Women’s Day […]

01
Mar

Confirmation Advocacy 2022

This lent once again our Confirmation Youth small groups will be active with opportunities for advocacy service and learning opportunities.  Below you will find the information you need to help you on your lenten advocacy journey. Watch the informational video! Take a moment to watch the video created about this year’s opportunities. FAQ When are […]

24
Nov

Celebrating Advent and Christmas – “Emmanuel: God with us”

Our Advent and Christmas theme this year at Nativity is “Emmanuel: God with us.” The name Emmanuel first shows up in the book of Isaiah, and again, centuries later, in the Gospel of Matthew, where we read that it means “God is with us.” In this four-week season of Advent, we’ll discern how the message, “God with us,” gives us hope, peace, joy, […]

08
Oct

Indigenous Peoples Resources

You don’t need to wait until a specific day or change in season to dive into the rich and often painful history of the land that so many of us currently inhabit. Below, you will find resources that have been written or illustrated by Indigenous people of North America. While some are filled with the […]