Ecumenical Spiritual Renewal Seminars

Rev. Dr. Jennifer Yocum (United Church of Christ) will lead two sessions on the subject “Who Is My Neighbor? A Storytelling Workshop for Making Spiritual Connections,” the theme of the 2024 Ecumenical Spiritual Renewal Weekend, February 10–11, sponsored by five churches in Florence. The weekend events are free and open to the public.
The weekend’s activities will be held at the Presbyterian Community Church, 3996 N. Hwy 101. In addition to the hosting church, sponsors of the weekend are Florence United Methodist, New Life Lutheran, St. Andrew’s Episcopal, and Saint Mary, Our Lady of the Dunes.
The storytelling workshop begins at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, February 10. After a break for lunch, served at the Presbyterian church, the workshop will resume at 1 p.m. and conclude at 2:30 p.m. An ecumenical worship service, with Rev. Yocum preaching, will be held the following day, Sunday, February 11, at 10:30 a.m. A multi-denominational choir will be directed by Sylvia Hartman.
Dr. Yocum describes herself as a storyteller, kayaker, singer, and maker of things that get her hands dirty. She wrote her doctoral dissertation on the power of storytelling to cross progressive–conservative divides. She is deeply delighted to live in Florence with her sweetie, their two dogs, and a growing circle of friends.
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