Lenten Spiritual Formation

Art & Conversation/ Fellowship Hall

Come and get to know each other as we use watercolors, oil pastels, scissors, and imagination to create our own artworks. Let by Kathy Doramus. Sundays, 10:45-11:45am, February 26-April 2

Race & Place: Local Housing History, Present, and Future / Social Hall

Come explore and discuss the policies and practices that shape our local housing environment and residential demographics. We will consider the legacy of racially explicit policies, such as sundown laws and redlining. We will also reflect on impacts of zoning and mortgage lending practices. We will identify potential mechanisms for enhancing racial equity in our local housing market. Bring your curiosity and lived experiences to this collaborative exploration! Led by Erin Duffy. Sundays, 10:45-11:30am. February 26-April 2

Art in Nearby Museums / Fireside Room

Come explore art in some prominent museums in the Los Angeles area. Since this is Lent, the group will focus on religious art, mostly Christian and Jewish, but also tasting some Animistic, Buddhist, Daoist, Greco-Roman, Hindu, and Islamic works. Pieces of focus will be from the Bowers, Fowler, Getty, Los Angeles County Art, and Simon Museums. Led by Al Clark. February 26-April 2nd.


Bible Study: The Beatitudes/ Library  

Are you happy? What is happiness? Do you want to be blessed? Come see what Jesus says about being happy in a study of the Beatitudes (Matthew 5:1-12). Led by Tom Hostetler, Sunday mornings during Lent (10:45-11:30am) It is not necessary to come to all the sessions; come when you can.

Breakfast Club / Kitchen

Middle and high school students meet in the kitchen for Breakfast Club during Lent (10:45 – 11:30am). We will be enjoying breakfast, connecting with each other and talking about scripture.

Art with Eric & Friends / Yellow Room

During Lent, children ages birth – 5th grade will meet in the Yellow Room and join our artist in residence Eric Davis and friends, as we explore art as an expression of faith and contribute to the worship space in the sanctuary.