EVERYDAY LIVING FOR THE SAKE OF GOD'S WORLD
A growing dispersed community of Christians who believe that how we live our everyday lives utterly matters
We are a dispersed network encouraging one another and learning together how we can contribute to God’s reweaving of social and communal life through the deeply rooted practices and traditions of our faith.
The abbey is made up of companions who are ready to take creative action in everyday life. Companions share and experiment in intentional, deeply rooted living. Together we are participating in discovering, discerning and sharing the practices that reweave Christian life.
The rhythms of the abbey are shaped around a monthly theme that is connected to our everyday lives. Companions of the abbey are able to participate in each theme in a variety of ways, including:
Explore the first abbey theme - TIME!
Other abbey themes that we will explore beginning in early 2019 are:
Who is the Abbey for?
People who are ready to take creative action in everyday life
People who care less about “getting it right” and more about “figuring it out together”
People rooted in tradition and curious and ready to try new things
People who want to be part of building a new kind of world and a better way to live
Why an Abbey?
In their beginnings abbeys were one of the ways Christians formed communities and ways of living that would reweave the fabric of economic, political and social life. While some were removed from society; others set themselves up beside towns and cities to function as the demonstration of an alternative order in the midst of societies and empires that were coming apart. These understood themselves as places for experimenting in the formation of a new kind of society...