Taizé for November: Native American Heritage Month

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    Taizé for November: Native American Heritage Month

    • Nov. 4, 7-8 p.m.
    • In-person and live-streamed

    Registration is required. Register to get details about the live stream.

    November is Native American Heritage Month. It is a yearly opportunity to learn about native peoples and cultures, and to celebrate the gifts that they bring to our lives and society. Our November Taizé prayer will incorporate elements of Native American prayer.  We will praise God and pray for healing among nations.

    We invite you to join with others in a time of silent prayer to allow yourself to rest in the presence of the God who loves you.

    The event will be live-streamed for our many friends who cannot be with us physically.

    Download a program for the service here: Taize Service Worship Aid for November 4, 2021

    What is Taizé?

    Taizé prayer is practiced throughout the world. It is a meditative candle-lit form of community prayer that includes simple chants sung repeatedly, silence and prayers of praise and intercession. In prayer, we enter the silence, stilling the mind, opening the heart, surrendering to the action of the Spirit ever molding us into the image of Christ. The candles used in the service symbolize the presence of the risen Christ, who conquered darkness and sin and offers new life to all humankind.

    Taizé Prayer comes from an ecumenical, monastic community in France and has spread to numerous spots around the world.

    From the depths of the human condition, a secret aspiration rises up. Today many are thirsting for the essential reality: an inner life, signs of the Invisible. Nothing is more conducive to communion with the living God than meditative common prayer. When the mystery of God becomes tangible through the simple beauty of symbols, when it is not smothered by too many words, then a common prayer awakens us to heaven’s joy on earth.

    All the videos of our Taize prayer services are available here.

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