I am excited to tell you that on Mother’s Day Sunday, May 9, we will gather again as a church family in our beautiful sanctuary. Some of you have asked, “Why May?” There are two reasons for this. First, the beautiful, much-needed renovation of the sanctuary floor will be done at the end of April.
Eastertide is defined as the 50 days between Easter Sunday and Pentecost Sunday and is traditionally marked by the re-telling of the Gospel’s post-Resurrection stories; Jesus showing up [often unexpectedly] in the world and in the lives of his disciples.
“Blessed are you, Lord God, maker of all living creatures.” - Franciscan Animal Blessing
The bond we share with the animals we choose as pets is a sacred one. No matter our age, those relationships affect us deeply, and bring us (and them) so much joy.
Who/What is GHIAA?
Because March marks a full year since the pandemic lockdowns began in Connecticut and elsewhere around the world, many of us have been reflecting on our experiences during this time period, and on the many new worries and challenges – as well as a few silver linings – that have become part of our daily lives.
Experience Holy Week in new and traditional ways.
Sunday, March 28 – Experience Holy Week in an Afternoon!
For the afternoon of Palm Sunday (March 28) from 3-5PM, AHCC has created an experiential tour where participants drive to four locations in and around Hartford to experience Holy Week through a retelling of the final days of Jesus’ life on earth.