Chamber of Commerce Mixer

February 15, 2017 5:30 - 6:30

Join us at the Abundance Shop for the monthly Chamber Mixer for refreshments, good conversation and a chance to browse the shop’s goodies!

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A Rabbi Looks at God

February 2, 2017 10am

Hollister Institute discussions:  For several years, people from many faith traditions have been meeting weekly at St. Benedict’s to discuss topics of common interest.  All points of view are welcome, expected, and encouraged in these discussions. Starting January 12, we’ll be discussing a pioneering book on process theology, God of Becoming and Relationship, by Rabbi […]

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Webcast: Non-Dual Christianity?

January 24, 2017 7:15pm

This Tuesday at 7:15 pm, we will show a video webcast from the Community for Action and Contemplation in Albuquerque, NM. It is entitled, “Non-Dual Christianity?” and features Cynthia Bourgeault, one of the staff of the Living School speaking about the publication last month of her new book, The Heart of Centering Prayer: Non-dual Christianity in […]

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Prayers for Our Nation at a Time of Change

January 19, 2017 7pm

There is no doubt that we are in a time of change with a new administration whose approach to providing the best leadership for our nation is quite different from its predecessor. This special service will provide an opportunity for people of faith of all political affiliations, or none, to pray for our country and […]

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Bishop Mary’s Visit

January 15, 2017 10:30

Bishop Mary Gray-Reeves will join us to preach and celebrate at the 10:30am service on January 15. She will be confirming two people and welcoming two others into the Episcopal Church. Everyone is welcome for the service. Afterwards, at about 12:45 she will bless the Abundance Shop in its new location.

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Star Party

January 6, 2017 6:30

Every year on Epiphany or Old Christmas we gather for a Twelfth Night party. Please join us for a fun and silly evening of crowning the Kings and Queens of the Epiphany, singing, eating, blessing the church for the New Year and burning some of the Christmas decorations as we take them down together. Please […]

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Christmas Carol Concert

December 17, 2016 3pm

Join St. Benedict’s for a Los Osos tradition – the annual Carol Concert. Featuring carols from across the centuries – some familiar with new settings and some unfamiliar, as well as favorite singalongs. A wonderful afternoon of music, followed by refreshments. Everyone is welcome and there is no charge for admission.

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Advent Lectio Divina with Isaiah the Poet

December 15, 2016 10.30

Isaiah was a great prophet; he was also a great poet. This Advent we’ll hear readings from Isaiah, and pair them with readings from modern poets. We hope to listen deeply, and to focus on these questions: • In light of the poem, what do you hear Isaiah saying? • In light of the prophet, […]

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The Life and Writings of Dietrich Bonhoeffer – A Class

October 11, 2016 – November 3, 2016 Tuesday 7:15 or Thursday 10am

Bonhoeffer – The Life and Writings of Dietrich Bonhoeffer   Dietrich Bonhoeffer was a German Lutheran pastor, theologian, anti-Nazi dissident, and key founding member of the Confessing Church. His writings on Christianity’s role in the secular world have become widely influential, and his book The Cost of Discipleship became a modern classic. Apart from his theological writings, Bonhoeffer was known for […]

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