The purpose of Alpha is to help bring people into a relationship with Jesus Christ by sharing the good news of the gospel. Alpha sessions include a meal, video, and open discussion. Participants meet for 11 weeks, with a day-long retreat between week 7 and 8. Alpha is open to all adults...invite a friend of any faith or no faith!
Registration opens July 1. Click here to register.
Thursdays, Aug 29-Nov 14, 6-8pm
Retreat day, Oct 19, 8:30am-4pm
Sundays, Jan 12-Apr 5, 5-7pm
Retreat day, Mar 7, 8:30am-4pm
Easing Into Prayer
Join a five-week prayer experience based on the book, “Armchair Mystic,” by Mark Thibodeaux, S.J. Sessions will include many forms of prayer, meditation and reflection to take you through stages of maturing in prayer. Participants commit to daily prayer and meeting as a group.
July 11-Aug 8
St. Francis of Assisi Church, Assisi Room
Suggested donation for materials $30. Limited to 13 participants. Register here.
Easing Into Prayer is a prayer experience offered through the ministries of Emmaus House and hosted by St. Francis of Assisi Parish.
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Men's Faith Sharing
Some groups discuss the Sunday readings. Others hear and share faith stories. No registration required.
Tuesdays from 9-9:45pm in the Assisi Room. (Please use the north circle drive entrance.)
Contact: Bryon Bootman at email@example.com or 989-264-5447. Tim Mead at firstname.lastname@example.org or 515-669-5433
Wednesdays at 6:30am in the Serra Room. Group meets 2nd Wednesday of the month.
Contact: Dan Nielson at email@example.com or (515) 988-7085 or Chris Doud at firstname.lastname@example.org
Saturdays at 8am in the Assisi Room.
Contact: Jim Henscheid, email@example.com or (515) 422-0960.
Women's Faith Sharing
Based on the Ignatian prayer reflection process and the examen, this weekly group follows Sacred Space: The Prayer Book. No registration required.
Mondays at 8pm in the Assisi Room.
Contact: Jennifer Scheck, firstname.lastname@example.org