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Celebrate Indigenous Peoples’ Day

September 23, 2021

Monday, October 11 from 10:00-11:30 a.m. Rock Spring Front Lawn & Rock Spring Park Join Rock Spring in honoring Indigenous Peoples’ Day with a time of outdoor reflection and learning. Five stations will be set up on the Rock Spring…

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2021-2022 Rock Spring Recital Series

September 22, 2021

Concerts in the Sanctuary by world class artists – come and join us the following Sundays at 3:00 p.m.! October 10, 2021: Kimberly Hess, organ recital November 14, 2021: Elizabeth Kluegel Niblock, soprano and John Sutherland Earle, piano February 13,…

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BYOP Pumpkin Carving

September 22, 2021

Sunday, October 31 from 11:0 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Bring your own pumpkin and join us on the lawn for fun and fellowship. We will have some carving tools available, bags to take home your pumpkin seeds, and a compost…

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Thursday Friends Group — More Friends Wanted!

September 20, 2021

The Thursday Friends Group is looking for a few more Rock Springers to join us in trading ideas about how we live our everyday spiritual lives. For several years, we’ve been getting together at 10 am the first and third…

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In Preparation For Mindful Making

September 17, 2021

For Mindful Making on the First Friday of the month, I encourage you to use materials that you have on hand. There are many things we throw away or recycle that can be transformed into beautiful art. Occasionally, I will…

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Save the Date: The Blessing of the Animals

September 16, 2021

Sunday, October 3 Rock Spring will celebrate the Blessing of the Animals both online and in-person!  We will again celebrate a “parade of pets” in worship on October 3 with your photos of pets, living or passed on. You can…

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Let’s Head to the Polls

September 16, 2021

Sunday, October 24 at 11:00 a.m. Area churches are organizing a “Souls to the Polls” event where each congregation’s members will go to a nearby early voting location and vote together ahead of election day. The plan is to meet…

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Want More Worship S’more? You’re in Luck!

September 16, 2021

Wednesday, September 29 7:00 p.m. on the Rock Spring lawn Come gather around the fire for Worship S’more, a simple evening vespers service of singing, sharing, story, and prayer. Designed for people of all ages, the service concludes with fellowship…

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