Wednesday, October 1, 2014

 

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Because we believe that God's love in Jesus Christ has broken down the walls that divide us, we seek to embody that love in our congregation and welcome people of all races, sexual orientations and economic circumstances.

A vibrant congregation of more than 600 members—with many more calling the church their home—Northaven is known for inspiring worship and music, interest in the arts, outreach to the community and sensitivity to inclusiveness. All are welcome.



Highlights

Church in Society Luncheon for ODIM

  Sunday, October 5, 2014
12:15 PM
Northaven UMC Atrium

 

Northaven missionary JoAna Dwyer, retired director of ODIM will be here to introduce the new director, Jeff Hassel. They will be doing a presentation about ODIM and ongoing work and efforts in Guatemala. There is no cost for the luncheon, although donations will be accepted. Lunch will include pupusas, curtido, chips, salsa, dessert, and drinks.  

More information and on-line registration... 



Faith Voices on Justice

Thurs., October 16 

7:00 p.m. 

Sanctuary

 

"Justice in the Christian Tradition"

 

Presenter: Dr. Charles E. Curran

Justice for many involves only one-on-one relationships.  But in the Christian tradition, justice also involves the mutual relationships between the individual and the community.  What does the community owe to the individual?  What does the individual owe to the community?  What is a just distribution of wealth?  What is a just distribution of the tax burden?  In addition, Christian justice today involves restorative justice that focuses on the needs of victims.

Dr. Curran is an engaging scholar and lecturer with a mischievous sense of humor; you will be rewarded by coming to hear him.   


 



Blessing of the Animals Service

Blessing of the AnimalsOctober 5, 2014

3:00 PM

North grounds between parking lot and playground fence 

 

Please join us for Northaven's Blessing of the Animals service. We will have a brief blessing for each animal. If you are not comfortable bringing your animal, please bring a picture. Please have your pet on a leash,  in a carrier, cage or terrarium because some of God's creatures do not get along very well!



The 2nd Community 2014 - Sharing Religious Faith Freely and Fearlessly

Monday, October 13, 2014

7:00 to 8:30 PM

Northaven UMC Sanctuary


The Heart of the Islamic Faith 


Panel: Dr. Robert Hunt, Iman Sphendim Nadzaku, Rabbi Elana Zenoy


Information about The 2nd Community 2014 Program

 



Trunk or Treat

Trunk or TreatSunday, October 26, 2014

5:00 PM

 

 

Come in costume and decorate your car while handing out treats to children from the church and neighborhood. There will be bounce houses, food trucks, a costume parade, games, treats, a pumpkin launcher and cupcake walk. 

 

 



Today at Northaven
   

This I Know
This I Know

 

This six-lesson study, for individuals and small groups, is a companion to For the Bible Tells Me So, the award-winning documentary on homosexuality and the church. Published by Northaven, This I Know can be purchased at www.thisiknowstudy.org.