Pre-Lenten Retreat

waterThe Episcopal Diocese of Chicago and St. Mark’s Episcopal Church are holding a one-day pre-Lenten retreat – BECOMING THE STORY WE TELL – on Saturday, January 27 from 8:30 a.m. – 3 p.m. at St. Mark’s (1509 Ridge Ave., Evanston). The retreat is being led by The Rev. Canon John Hill and The Rev. Debra K. Bullock. 

About the Retreat
This one day retreat – Becoming the Story We Tell – is designed for current and future church leaders (lay and ordained) who are interested in helping their congregation re-enter the deep drama of the gospel and reclaim the deep connection between baptism and the story of Christ’s passion.  There will be two tracks during the retreat – one for clergy and one for lay leaders. 

The cost of the retreat is $20. Light breakfast and lunch will be provided. 

JohnHill1About the Presenters
Dr. Hill is a presbyter in the Diocese of Toronto in the Anglican Church of Canada.  He is a member of the North American Academy of Liturgy, an executive of Liturgy Canada and focuses his work on strengthening the ritual practices of the Church in a time when the role of the Church in society is rapidly changing. 

DebraPastor Bullock is Rector of St. Mark’s Episcopal Church and focuses her ministry on empowering communities of faith to live fully into their baptismal promises and ministry. She is currently working on her thesis, “(Re)Learning the Grammar of Our Faith” toward completion of a Doctor of Ministry degree from Bexley Seabury Seminary.

Registration: email office@stmarksevanston.org by Wed., Jan. 24th.  $20 check payable to St. Mark’s Episcopal Church, cash or credit card on or before the day of the event. 

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