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Oak Hill is turning 45:Join Us for a Week of Renewal!

Updated: Apr 30

This May, Oak Hill United Methodist Church is turning 45! To celebrate this milestone, we invite you on a transformative journey – A Week of Spiritual Renewal – a series of uplifting events designed to nourish your spirit and promote spiritual growth.

 

From May 5th-11th, we will explore different facets of spirituality through workshops, meditation, prayer, and enriching activities. This spiritual renewal experience aims to deepen our faith as a community as we embark on OHUMC's next 45 years.

 

Each day will provide a unique opportunity to awaken your spirit:

Sunday, May 5: Anniversary Celebration

Because what better way to kick it all off than with a big birthday celebration? Join us for a potluck after the 11 am church service to celebrate our church's 45 years of service in the Oak Hill community.


Sign up here to bring something to the potluck!

Monday, May 6: Journaling

Unlock the power of introspection with a Journaling Workshop. Learn techniques to capture your thoughts, express gratitude, and gain clarity on your spiritual path. Time: 6 - 7 pm

Where: Parlor, Adult Ed Bldg.

Session led by Steve Reese No registration required but it would help us to know how many people to expect. Click here to RSVP.

 Tuesday, May 7: Lectio Divina

Uncover the ancient practice of Lectio Divina. Learn a meditative approach to scripture reading that fosters a deeper understanding and a personal connection with God. Time: 10 - 11 am

Where: Parlor, Adult Ed Bldg.

Session led by Cat Corder No registration required but it would help us to know how many people to expect. Click here to RSVP.

Wednesday, May 8: Taizé

Find serenity and a profound sense of community through the peaceful chants and music of Taizé. This meditative practice allows you to immerse yourself in a beautiful and uplifting experience. Never heard of Taizé? Here's a short explanation and here's a video of a Taizé service. Time: 6 -7 pm

Where: Sanctuary

Led by Louise Avant & choir members

Thursday, May 9: Centering Prayer

Discover the practice of Centering Prayer, a silent form of meditation that cultivates inner stillness and connection with the divine. Time: 10 - 11 am

Where: Parlor, Adult Ed Bldg.

Session led by Corinne Weisgerber No registration required but it would help us to know how many people to expect. Click here to RSVP.

Friday, May 10: Labyrinth

Walk our Labyrinth. This symbolic journey fosters introspection and spiritual renewal, a symbolic journey inward, offering space for reflection and renewal. Time: 6:45 - 7:45 pm

Where: Labyrinth next to Children’s Bldg.

Led by Scott Broberg No registration required but it would help us to know how many people to expect. Click here to RSVP.

Saturday, May 11: Prayer Walk

Conclude the week by embarking on a Prayer Walk and reconnecting with nature. Engage in mindful reflection and spiritual exploration as you immerse yourself in the beauty of the outdoors. Time: 9 am

Where: Mary Moore Searight Park (2 mile walk)

Led by Laurie Sharp No registration required but it would help us to know how many people to expect. Click here to RSVP.

This week is more than just a series of events – it's an invitation to cultivate a sense of peace and purpose, live more thoughtfully, and forge stronger bonds with your fellow community members. Join us as we embark on this enriching exploration together!

Oak Hill has been a bedrock for our community for 45 years. Let's come together during this milestone anniversary to rejuvenate our faith and renew our commitment to meaningful lives of purpose. We can't wait to share this transformative experience with you!


Questions? Contact us!




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