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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.
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 […]
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.