Events for October 24, 2021

Communion Worship

Chapel

Join us each Sunday morning for this early service held in our Chapel. This more intimate service includes quiet prayer, a challenging message, and music from one of our gifted soloists is the order of the morning. The Sacrament of Holy Communion is celebrated each week in this service. We use grape juice and have gluten-free bread so that everyone…

Chancel Choir Rehearsal

Fellowship Hall

Our choir is open to all friends and members of the church who love to sing and who would find satisfaction in rehearsing and presenting music in worship, including special music for the Advent, Christmas, Lenten, and Easter seasons.  We gather in spaces large enough so singers can be socially distanced. We will sing with masks that allow for the breathing…

Prayer Bead Workshop – Adult Spiritual Formation

Havighorst Lounge

This morning, we will gather to experience the use of beaded bracelets and necklaces to help us focus our minds during prayer. This is an ancient practice used by many different spiritual traditions. Pastor Megan will reflect upon the practice in her own personal devotions and share her experiences with those gathered. The gathering will also include a time of…

Youth Bell Choir

Bell Choir Room

Our talented and enthusiastic Youth Bell Choir meets on Sunday morning for rehearsals with Director Seth Patterson and plays in worship regularly. Youth Bell Choir is open to all ringers in Grades 6 - 12. A lot of fun, learning, and satisfaction can be found in ringing in a bell choir. Please contact director Seth Patterson at smpatter@samford.edu to express…

Spanish Language Worship

Chapel

If you are part of a Spanish-speaking family or would enjoy worshipping in Spanish, come and join us for a service bridging the Latin experience with a progressive theology. Under the leadership of Pastora Yoli Izquierdo-Yglesias, the congregation is a warm, supportive, and caring community.

Worship

Online and in the Sanctuary

We gather online and in the beauty of our historic sanctuary to be engaged in meaningful worship, that feeds our spiritual hunger. It is said that each week is a bit different; there is always something that challenges and calls us to our authentic selves. Join us for beautiful music, challenging and inspiring messages, and liturgy that offers a renewal…

Sunday School

Sunday School Classrooms

Sunday School for PreK-3 through 5th Grade  During 11:00 a.m. worship, which is held in our Sanctuary, we offer Sunday Spiritual Formation, aka Sunday School, for all children in Pre-K 3 through twelfth grade in our Sunday School Wing. We use progressive lectionary Bible-based curricula for our elementary-aged children and sixth through twelfth grade youth, as well as enhance the program…

Our Whole Lives: Lifespan Sexuality Education

Sunday School Classrooms

High School Youth, Grades 10-12 Sundays, September 19- November 14, 2021 (no class on November 7) 11:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m.  Middle School Youth, Grades 6-9 Sundays, September 19-October 31, 2021 from 11:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m.    Gables UCC is proud to be one of two UCC churches in the state of Florida offering the Our Whole Lives: Lifespan Sexuality Education program. In this day and…

Destination Retrograde: A Reflection on “Fellow Travelers”

Sanctuary

Join us for an afternoon of thought-provoking discussion, including live musical selections from the opera Fellow Travelers. In this program, you will experience a lively and informative debate about the Lavender Scare, McCarthyism, and targeting specific groups for blame. Gregory Spears’ provocative and powerful opera, Fellow Travelers, is a love story at heart, but one set within a taut political thriller, creating…