The Cheaha District offers an invitation to a time of inspiring worship and a spirituality workshop led by gifted speaker and presenter Mary Lou Redding.
Rev. Kay Mutert and Mary Lou Redding will lead worship in the Taize tradition on Sunday, Feb. 10, 2013, from 4 to 6 p.m. in The Beacon at Pell City United Methodist Church. Centered around the theme “Grounded in Scripture: Lectio Divina”, Rev. Mutert will guide prayerful meditation, scriptural songs, and prayer. Mary Lou Redding will share an inspiring message.
Redding will also present a free Personal Spirituality workshop on Monday, Feb. 11, 2013, from 9 a.m. – 12 noon in the Pell City UMC Fellowship Hall. .3 CEU will be awarded to participants.
Mary Lou Redding is a gifted workshop leader, writer, and spiritual leader. She retired as Editorial Director of The Upper Room daily devotional guide in May 2012. She is the author of numerous magazine articles and books, including Prayers for Life's Ordinary and Extraordinary Moments, The Power of A Focused Heart, and Understanding Spiritual Gifts. She is a former president of the Associated Church Press. Mary Lou teaches at numerous writers’ workshops in the United States and abroad, speaks at events, and leads retreats.
A talented musician and gifted spiritual leader, Rev. Kay Mutert helps others find paths for the renewal of mind, body, spirit, and reconnect with the sacred. A clergy member of the North Alabama Conference, she is a certified labyrinth advanced facilitator and master teacher in the labyrinth organization Veriditas. She has served as musician and presenter at Iona Abbey, pastor of churches in the United Methodist Church and British Methodist Church, and as a music educator and church musician in Florida and Alabama. Her personal spiritual journey is captured in her newest book, Seasons of Spiritual Change: Reflections on an England Spiritual Journey.
Participants are asked to register for the free workshop by Feb. 8 at www.northalabamaumc.org/registrations/register/138.
For more information, contact Rev. Tom Smith at firstname.lastname@example.org or Belinda Wilson at (205) 640-6719.