Praying with the songs of Taizé, Mon. Oct. 2, at 7:30 pm

Come join us on Monday, October 2 — community worship with Eucharist is offered at 5:30 p.m., followed by supper at 6:30 p.m., and then — praying with the songs of Taizé at 7:30 p.m.

Taizé worship is contemplative and meditative in character, using short songs, repeated again and again in a candle lit chapel.

Using just a few words, the songs express a basic reality of faith, quickly grasped by the mind. As the words are sung over many times, the hope is this reality will gradually penetrate one’s whole being. Meditative singing thus becomes a way of listening to God.

We invite you to participate in our practice of Taizé which includes singing, prayer for Metropolitan Richmond, and a period of silence. Jim Bennett is a skilled musician and leads this time of worship with a variety of musical instruments.

Leader: Jim Bennett
7:30 p.m. first Monday of each month

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