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Following a Calling

Your Community Theatre

beyond my own expectations begins to happen for me.” In November 2016, I started working part time at Christ Church, helping with small groups and adult education. While I continued to love my work at OCC, something was taking root, or rather drawing me up. A year later, my spiritual and professional lives have merged as I begin a full-time position at Christ Church, overseeing adult education, newcomer ministry, and coleading communications. What has happened over the past year has not been an academic exercise, or just a job. I have watched people change, hearts light up and open, and learning become an education of the heart and soul. I stand back and I can see a map showing how my various experiences, jobs, relationships, struggles and successes have come together at Christ Church. Just across Harrison Street from where my professional life began almost 20 years ago. “With the time that we have,” is something Fr. Ortt is known to say these days. It speaks to the urgency of our time on the planet, our time together. If we have work to do with our lives, if we have love to share, if we have time to give, now is the time. Nothing is guaranteed. After the Las Vegas shootings, I found myself devastated by the terrible

UPCOMING SHOWS

11/16 - Ronnie Milsap

11/24 - An Evening with George Winston 12/6 - Glen Miller Orchestra 11/18 - The Met Live in HD

Thomas Adès/Libre�o by Tom Cairns The Exterminating Angel

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November 2017 ttimes web magazine  

Tidewater Times November 2017

November 2017 ttimes web magazine  

Tidewater Times November 2017