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Aging as Spiritual Practice with presenter, Rev. Anne Swallow Gillis

Aging as Spiritual Practice

First Congregational Church, United Church of Christ, inviting community conversation… Aging as Spiritual Practice with presenter, Rev. Anne Swallow Gillis Our culture inundates us with images of “successful retirement,” but the reality of a gradual decline before we die can seem daunting. How do we address some of the deeper emotional and spiritual challenges of growing older, with both humor and honesty? How might we think differently and engage spiritually in our own aging, no matter where we are on the adult life span? Come join the conversation! DATES: Wednesdays, January 17, 24 and 31 – 10:00-11:30 am PLACE: First Congregational Church, UCC Corner of W 2nd St. and 3rd Ave, Grand Marais TOPICS: (Come for all the sessions, or drop-in for one) January 17: The Threat and Grace of Growing Older January 24: How to Talk with Loved Ones about Our Aging January 31: Ethical Wills: Crafting a Written Legacies of our Memories and Values About Anne: As United Church of Christ minister and former hospice chaplain, Anne has engaged a wide variety of families, congregations and community groups in this conversation. She recently retired from full-time ministry, now lives in Grand Marais and is a member of First Congregational, UCC. FIRST CONGREGATIONAL UNITED CHURCH OF CHRIST, P.O.BOX 95, 300 WEST 2ND STREET, GRAND MARAIS, MN, 55604 (218)387-2113 [email protected]

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Weekly on Wednesday

Jan 17, 2018 through Jan 31, 2018

10:00AM - 11:30AM

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Religion & Spirituality Grand Marais