To help you keep track of the numerous opportunities to connect to our online community, here’s a listing of weekly and monthly virtual gatherings and live-streamed spiritual practices. Click on the linked text and your browser will take you to that page or application.  Descriptions appear below the rule line.

Monday

  • 1 p.m. Wisdom Group with Mary (Zoom | Email for password)

Tuesday

  • 7:30 a.m. Morning Joe Men’s Group #1 (Zoom | Email for password)
  • 7:30 a.m. Morning Joe Men’s Group #2 (Zoom | Email for password)
  • 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. Cafe Open for Outside Dining
  • 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. Community Hall Open for Private Prayer
  • 12:15 p.m. Online Meditation  (Facebook)
  • Exploring Meditation/Centering Prayer  (The Portico Breezeway)

Wednesday

  • 7 p.m. Virtual The Portico Women’s Life Group (Email for password)

Thursday

  • 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. Cafe Open for Outside Dining
  • 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. Community Hall Open for Private Prayer
  • 11 a.m. Scrabble at The Portico
  • 12:15 p.m. Online Meditation  (Facebook)

Friday

  • No Events Scheduled

Saturday

  • 11 a.m. Wayfinding Group (The Portico Breezeway)

Sunday

  • 8 a.m. Every Third Sunday: Paddle with Purpose Julian B. Lane Riverfront Park | Register here ( Facebook for more info)
  • 9:30 a.m. Hyde Park UMC Online Worship (Website) Live-Streamed Worship (Facebook) (YouTube)
  • 10:30 a.m. Every Fourth Sunday: Meditation in the Park at Water Works Park (Facebook for more info)
  • 11 a.m. Hyde Park UMC Online Worship (Website) Live-Streamed Worship (Facebook) (YouTube)

Virtual Gatherings and Live-streamed Spiritual Practice Descriptions

MONDAYS

Wisdom Group — Group of seekers reading and discussing

TUESDAYS

Morning Joe — A group of dudes who drink coffee, wrestle with the Bible, and support each other.
Online Meditation | Tuesday and Thursday — Cultivate a practice of meditation/contemplative with others. It will change your life.
Meditation Talk Back Group — Meditate together in community meditation and then gather to discuss Richard Rohr’s daily reading from The Center for Action and Contemplation.
Virtual Taize Music Meditation | Every Second Tuesday – Originating in France, the Taize experience consists of short, simple phrases — sung over and over — creating a meditative experience to connect with the Divine and each other.

WEDNESDAYS

The Portico Women’s Life Group (bi-weekly) — Connect with open-minded women of The Portico. Read Scripture. Pray and meditate.

 THURSDAYS

Online Meditation | Tuesday and Thursday — Cultivate a practice of meditation/contemplative with others. It will change your life.
Burnt Offerings Cigar Group | Periodic – Come for rich conversation, good cigars and/or a nice beverage. The burnt offerings are a pleasing aroma to the Divine in our world. All are welcome.

FRIDAYS

Virtual Open Mic Night | Periodic — Acoustic musicians, poets and performers are welcome to perform and collaborate in a family friendly environment.

SUNDAYS

Paddle with Purpose  | Third Sundays – Paddle with Purpose is a gathering on the water that cultivates community, connection and conversation. We are a group of people seeking deeper spiritual community together.
Hyde Park UMC Worship – Connect with God and others from both Hyde Park locations online.
Meditation in the Park | Fourth Sundays — Join this intimate gathering of friends and neighbors who seek to practice silence and have brief discussion afterward.