Calendar of Events
October 8, 2013
Annual Peaceful, prayer vigil for 40 continuous days beginning Wed. Sept 25th.-Sunday Nov. 3,2013 Opening Mass At St. Francis Church at 8:15 am,Wed.Sept.25th, followed by car pooling to location of Vigil, corner of College PWY.and Winkler, South Ft. Myers, Fl. People of all faiths, denominations,ages,cultures that honor and respect LIFE are urged to take part. For more information and/or
schedule a time to cover, please call 239-850-7432 or www.40daysforlife.com/fortmyers or email [email protected]
The Parable Project brings Christ’s parables to life using drama, humor, and audience participation. People of all ages will respond to God’s lessons that shape human hearts.
ENTERTAINING: Christ’s parables are brought to life using drama and humor. This is a fun and creative way to be engaged in scripture while gathering the resounding messages of goodness. You’ll laugh. You’ll cry.
INTERACTIVE: Using audience participation and improvisation the stories are experienced in a fresh way. Prayer and dialogue help to foster the lessons of love.
HOLY: Stories written by God the Father, as told by Jesus the Son, brought to you by the Holy Spirit.
• The Barren Fig Tree • The Rich Fool • The Unjust Judge and the Importunate Widow • The Los t Sheep • The Prodigal Son • The Pharisee and the Tax Col lector • The Two Debtors • The Good Samaritan • The Parable of the Seed
St. Anastasia is hosting the event for families.
“Teens Using Drugs: What To Know and What To Do” is a free, ongoing, two-part series. Part 1 provides information on how to recognize and understand adolescent substance abuse. Part 2 provides information on what should and should not be done to help when a teen substance abuse problem is suspected, and concludes with a short talk by a young person in recovery.
The series is presented on the first (part 1) and second (part 2) Tuesday evenings of each month in October and November and from January through June, from 7:30 pm to 9:00 pm. Programs will be presented by Dawn Farm and Growth Work adolescent substance abuse therapists. The program is co-sponsored by Dawn Farm, the Livingston and Washtenaw Regional Coordinated School Health Program Advisory Team, and Saint Joseph Mercy Health System Greenbrook Recovery Center.
All presentations are free and open to the public. The presentations are targeted primarily to parents and caretakers of teens, but are also inclusive of teens, family members, people who work with teens, students, and anyone interested in attending for any reason. All are welcome to attend! Registration is not required. A certificate of attendance can be provided. Free literature will be available.