Our 2021 Theme:
Diverse Faith Traditions: Breathing Life into Unity
What's Coming Next -
For October 2021 we will be having a book study starting on September 29: "Thanks and Grow Rich: A 30-Day Experiment in Shameless Gratitude and Unabashed Joy" by Pam Grout (Copyright 2016). Please use the complete title as there are similar book titles; the cover image may vary. See book write up below.
There will be two locations for the book study for October 2021 - one IN-PERSON on Wednesdays at Forbes Insurance (9805 Foley Drive, Belleville, IL) with Father Carroll and one VIRTUAL on Thursdays through the app. ZOOM hosted by Lana McCarty and Cindy Forbes.
1. Thursday Evenings: Sept. 30, Oct. 7, 14, 21 - Via Zoom from 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. The Rev. Lana Gilbert-McCarty is the contact person: email@example.com
2. Wednesday afternoons: Sept. 29, Oct. 6, 13, 20 - In-Person from 2:30 - 4:00 p.m. Father Carroll Mizicko is the contact person: firstname.lastname@example.org
Book: Thanks and Grow Rich: A 30-Day Experiment in Shameless Gratitude and Unabashed Joy by Pam Grout.
You can RSVP through our Facebook page or email us: email@example.com if you don't have a Facebook or contact the moderators directly. Please be sure to let us know which time you plan on attending.
Those who RSVP with their email address will be provided the Zoom link for the book study.
Week 1 - Introduction - 58 - Bring your party hat
Week 2 - pages 59-108 - Bring your picture of a fun place
Week 3 - pages 109-160 - Bring your happy thing
Week 4 - pages 161-217 - Bring your grade school picture
***You must RSVP to get the ZOOM link to:
Rev. Lana Gilbert-McCarty
Thursday Evening - Session - firstname.lastname@example.org
and/or (for in-person) Father Carroll Mizicko
Wednesday Afternoon - session - email@example.com
or on our Facebook Event Page:
or our email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Thank & Grow Rich is for anyone interested in hooking up with the magnanimous energy field of the cosmos. Author Pam Grout, who likes to call herself the Warren Buffet of Happiness, says it all starts with getting on the frequency of joy and gratitude.
Thanking (rather than thinking) puts us on an energetic frequency—a vibration—that calls in miracles. Science has proven that when we observe the world from a place of gratitude, when we use our attention to spot beauty and gaze at wonder, we develop the capacity to radically rev up our day-to-day experience.
Brazen gratitude, it seems, provides a portal—an entry point—straight into the heart of the field of infinite possibilities described in Grout’s bestseller E-Squared. This book also offers an updated perspective on abundance, which goes way beyond financial capital. It shows readers how to grow and expand their creative capital, their social capital, their spiritual capital, and much, much more!
There’s even an abundance worksheet that tracks your thank-and-grow rich portfolio and a money-back guarantee offering four personalized gifts straight from the always-accommodating universe.
Your credit union might offer a butter dish or a koozie, but an investment in this book comes with your own personal sign from the universe, an answer to an important question, a customized totem, and a one-of-a-kind gift from the natural world.
But more importantly, this 30-day experiment will upgrade your life experience from ho-hum to wahoo! From like sucks to life rocks! From woe is me to yippie-ti-yi-yay!!
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Author - Pam Grout
Pam Grout is a hopeless romantic who still believes the world is a beautiful place, that people are noble and that anything is possible.
For a living (and she always wonders why people think that's such an important question), she writes books and articles for such magazines as People, Cooking Light and Travel & Leisure. She also enjoys writing bedtime stories for her daughter, but that's more about making a life than a living. She's keenly aware there's a huge difference.
In making a life, she has traveled to all the world's continents, learned 59 ways to make a fort out of sofa cushions, perfected a mean tennis forehand and volunteered at a women's prison and free health clinic.
She lives in Lawrence, Kansas with her daughter, Tasman. Check out her sometimes updated website at www.pamgrout.com
We are planning a TBD Bus Tour of the Hindu Temple in St. Louis. Stay tuned for more information. We will post updates as to the new date as soon as we get a new date worked out.
Tentative Date: TBD? - Hindu Temple Bus Tour - we will be sponsoring a Bus Tour of the Hindu Temple in St. Louis 725 Weidman Road, Ballwin, MO, United States. We will meet at the Cross Street Community of Christ Church at 1:00 p.m. We plan on attending a presentation by the Temple and then a tour of the premises will be conducted. We will be requesting $10 for each participant to help cover transportation costs. We expect to be back between 5-5:30 p.m. Please dress modestly out of respect for the location; shoes will be requested to be removed at the temple. A free will offering is welcome at the temple location. Please RSVP on our Facebook page or to Lana Gilbert at 618-660-7937. We must have your $10 per participant in advance to reserve the transportation; mailing address to follow.