The St. Benedict’s Homeless Outreach Team is partnering with a number of organizations and churches to bring community dinners to Los Osos every other Monday at 5 p.m. starting May 1. The dinners, planned through the Los Osos subcommittee of the Los Osos Community Coalition, will be served at Trinity United Methodist Church for people […]
St. Ben’s is hosting a “meet and greet” event to welcome newcomers and recent “regulars.” Dinner will be provided, so please RSVP if you plan to attend. This will be an opportunity to learn more about the church and get to know one another better. We hope you will join us!
Judy Gilbert, a Stephen Minister and Stephen Leader at St. Barnabas Episcopal Church, will briefly share April 30 at the 8 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. services about starting a Stephen Ministry training program at St. Benedict’s and other parishes in the deanery. Stephen Ministers are congregation members trained by Stephen Leaders to provide high-quality Christian […]
Please join us as we celebrate Earth Sunday with a creation-focused liturgy and a special First Nation speaker, Hua Anwa. Hua, who is a dear friend of Karin Cake, is a Metis Elder, a teacher of mixed Mayan and Cherokee descent and an adopted Chumash who leads ceremonies on the Central Coast. She is the […]
Inspired by Rabbi Bradley Artson’s book “God of Becoming and Relationship” Why do we pray? Why do we reflect on Scripture and other sacred texts? How do we make peace with each other? How do we share God’s peace with the world around us? To register for these discussions, and for more information, email email@example.com.
America’s problem with race has deep roots, with the country’s foundation tied to the near extermination of one race of people and the enslavement of another. Racism is truly our nation’s original sin. “It’s time we right this unacceptable wrong,” says bestselling author and leading Christian activist Jim Wallis. Fifty years ago, Wallis was driven […]
Several different groups and many individuals have expressed concern about the increased number of homeless people who are camping out in Los Osos in cars, RVs and under bushes. This meeting will draw on the experience of those who are offering services such as safe parking, warming shelters and community dinners in other communities. In […]
Join us at the Abundance Shop for the monthly Chamber Mixer for refreshments, good conversation and a chance to browse the shop’s goodies!
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 […]