4th Sunday Worship/Prayer
Jul
28
4:00 PM16:00

4th Sunday Worship/Prayer

  • Franklinton Abbey (inside of St. John's Episcopal Church) (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

On the second and 4th Sunday each month we gather for worship and prayer. Our time together is formed around silence, lectio, worship, praying for one another and communion. In these ways we practice Sabbath communally. All are welcome!

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2nd Sunday Worship and Prayer
Aug
11
4:00 PM16:00

2nd Sunday Worship and Prayer

  • Franklinton Abbey (inside of St. John's Episcopal Church) (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

On the 2nd and 4th Sunday each month we gather for worship and prayer. Our time together is formed around silence, lectio, worship, praying for one another and communion. In these ways we practice Sabbath communally. All are welcome!

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Training on caring for our kids (ages 0-18)
Aug
24
9:00 AM09:00

Training on caring for our kids (ages 0-18)

Rachel General and Hannah Estabrook will be leading a training
August 24th from 9am-12pm for all of those who are working with kids and parents of children at The Abbey (0-18yo.).

Covering:
Basic policies and procedures
Trauma awareness and prevention education
Vision:
Information will serve as both foundation and formation for the upcoming year. We’d like to ask that you make this training a priority.

Location TBD

If you need childcare in order to attend see Kelsie. See Rachel or Hannah with questions

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Class on Sabbath led by Jenn Guthrie
Jul
20
9:30 AM09:30

Class on Sabbath led by Jenn Guthrie

  • Franklinton Abbey inside St. John's (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Join us at St. Johns for a workshop led by Jenn Guthrie. Sabbath is a

practice many of us have heard of but seems impossible to include

in our busy lives. This workshop is a judgement free zone that

includes teaching and handouts to assist you in including Sabbath

as part of your spiritual practice. We will also experience a spiritual

practice together during the workshop. RSVP to Jenn on slack that

you are going to attend.

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Welcome Meal
Jun
30
6:00 PM18:00

Welcome Meal

Following our service we will provide a meal for anyone who considers themselves new to the Abbey. During our meal together you will hear the story and vision for the Abbey and have time to introduce yourself and share a bit of your own story. RSVP to Kelsie if you plan on attending

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3rd Sunday Community Sunday
Jun
16
4:00 PM16:00

3rd Sunday Community Sunday

  • Franklinton Abbey (inside of St. John's (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

During June July and August we will not have a teaching night instead we will have a potluck across the street from the church in the learning garden. We will eat together, play together. We will welcome people from the neighborhood to join us.

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Workshop on Examen Prayer
Jun
15
9:30 AM09:30

Workshop on Examen Prayer

Join us in our upstairs space at St. Johns for a workshop led by Jenn Guthrie. The examen is a practice of reviewing a period of time to see where God was present or seemed distant in your life. This workshop includes teaching and handouts to assist you in including the examen as part of your spiritual practice. We will also experience the examen together during the workshop. RSVP to Jenn on slack that you are going to attend.

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New Members Cohort
Jun
1
9:00 AM09:00

New Members Cohort

This will be a one day event for us to discuss membership in Franklinton Abbey. This conversation is for you if you are discerning how God is inviting you to build with us. We will focus our conversation on our 6 commitments - Spiritual Direction, Contemplative/Active Prayer, Generosity, Hospitality, Having a discerning community, Restorative Peacemaking. This is a required group for anyone who wants to be a member at the Abbey. Please RSVP by sending Kelsie a direct message on slack that you will be attending

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Workshop on Lectio Divina
May
18
9:30 AM09:30

Workshop on Lectio Divina

  • Franklinton Abbey (meets at St. John's) (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Join is in our upstairs space for a workshop led by Jenn Guthrie. Lectio divina is a contemplative way of approaching scripture. This workshop will include practical teaching to assist you in incorporating lectio divina into your life, as well as, a time to experience this beautiful time tested practice. Please RSVP to Jenn on slack.

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Addiction Academy through Lower Lights ministries
Apr
25
8:00 AM08:00

Addiction Academy through Lower Lights ministries

Lower Lights ministries has been loving the Franklinton Community for decades and they have so much to teach us. Come to this training that they are putting on in regards to addiction and recovery. Cost is $35. Register by April 20th.
Addiction Academy is an interactive conference providing education and training for those who have been impacted by addiction, or have a passion for those in recovery.
We aim to bring people in the field together to teach, inspire and encourage; so we can stand together against addiction in our city.
For more details and to register: lowerlights.org/addictionacademy

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Lent Yoga series with Melissa Reed and Jaime Boyd
Apr
7
2:15 PM14:15

Lent Yoga series with Melissa Reed and Jaime Boyd

Please join us for some sweet, gentle, Spirit filled yoga. During this lent season, Jaime Boyd and Melissa Reed will be leading us through some  stretching, folding, and twisting goodness as we engage our bodies and souls. You can also expect prayer, lectio, and beautiful music. We will follow our class with time to sip tea and hang out together before church. Please contact Jaime at jaimedboyd@gmail.com with any questions you may have!

Who: Any ladies (beginners and well seasoned!) We will encourage you to listen to your body and offer modifications and prop support.

When: Every other Sunday of lent

 Sunday, March 10, 2:15-3:15 PM,then tea

 Sunday, March 24, 2:15-3:15 PM, then tea

 Sunday, April 7, 2:15-3:15 PM, then tea

Where: Top floor at St John’s Episcopal Church.

  1003 West Town Street

What to wear: comfy clothes!

What to bring: a mat (if you own one), a water bottle, and your favorite mug!

RSVP please so that we can make sure we’ve got enough space!

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