Long Island East District
Monday, September 25, 2017
of the New York Annual Conference of The United Methodist Church
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The New York Annual Conference's
Walk To Emmaus community
will hold a
Gathering
Saturday, June 10, 2017
4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
at the Bayport UMC. 
(http://nyacwalktoemmaus.org/)

A "Gathering" is open to anyone - whether or not you've ever participated in the Walk To Emmaus before - and there is no obligation to attend one in the future. During a Gathering, you can expect to joyfully worship Jesus Christ, share a meal with other Christians from any denomination, receive Communion, and learn more about what the Walk To Emmaus is. (Don't worry, we won't ruin it for you!) 

There is no cost to attend - just show up with a potluck dish to share.

If you have any further questions, please contact Pastor David at senior.pastor@bayportumc.org.
 
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About the Walk to Emmaus 

The Walk to Emmaus is a spiritual program intended to strengthen the local church through the development of Christian disciples and leaders.  The program’s approach seriously considers the model of Christ’s servant hood and encourages Christ’s disciples to act in ways appropriate to being “servants of all.”

The Walk to Emmaus experience begins with a 72-hour course in Christianity, comprised of fifteen talks by lay and clergy on the themes of God’s grace, disciplines of Christian discipleship, and what it means to be the church.  The course is wrapped in prayer and Meditation, special times of worship and daily celebration of Holy Communion. 

The “Emmaus Community,” made up of those who have attended an Emmaus weekend, support the 72-hour experience with a prayer vigil, by preparing and serving meals, and other acts of love and self-giving. 

The Emmaus Walk typically begins on Thursday evening; men and women attend separate weekends.  The 3-day journey is held at the Montfort Spiritual Center in Bay Shore, NY.

The Upper Room, a ministry unit of the General Board of Discipleship of the United Methodist Church, sponsors the Walk to Emmaus and offers it through local Emmaus groups around the world.  Although connected through The Upper Room to the United Methodist Church, The Walk to Emmaus is ecumenical.

The next Emmaus Walks will be held:
Men:          May 4-7, 2017  (Download a flyer)
Women:    October 19-22

For more information please go to: www.NYACwalkToEmmaus.org