Animate: Practices – Sunday’s and Wednesday’s


The next cross-generational (youth and adults together) faith formation offering at Trinity Church

  • Have you thought about going deeper with a small group in conversations about faith and life?
  • Have you wanted to go through a study leading to your own affirmation of faith?
  • Is your schedule complicated, making it difficult to attend many consecutive weeks of classes?

Our next seven session course is


Each of the seven sessions includes a facilitator, guiding us in discussions about topics central to Christian faith. Each session includes a video of a current pastor, teacher, or theologian introducing the topic and prompting our inquiry. This course is designed to be engaged by confirmation age youth, high school and college students, and all adults. The subjects, video presenters and dates are:

PRAYER:  Oriented toward God  Brian McLaren                               February 24            February 27

      FOOD:  Eating, with Jesus  Sara Miles                                                March 3                   March 13

      WORSHIP:  Seeking God’s Presence  Mike Slaughter                      March 10                 March 20

      SACRAMENTS:  A Tapestry of Traditions  Phyllis Tickle              March 17                 March 27

      MONEY:  The Joy of Sharing  Shane Claiborne                                 March 24                 April 3

      SERVICE:  The Needs Right in Front of You  Enuma Okoro          March 31                 April 10

      COMMUNITY:  An Unexpected Family  Doug Pagitt                     April 7                    April 24

 WHEN?  Sundays, 11:45 a.m. – 12:45 p.m. in the Library beginning February 24 (after the 10 a.m. Holy Eucharist);  Wednesdays, 7:15 p.m. – 8:15 p.m. in the Library beginning February 27 (after 6:30 p.m. Fellowship Supper)


WHO?  Pastor Nathan and Jena Hardy lead the Wednesday sessions.  Cantor Mark Mummert leads the Sunday sessions.  All are welcome. Contact Cantor Mark with questions at (508) 753-2989, ext. 12 or


MORE INFORMATION  Check out the website for the Animate curriculum at