We will be back underground this Ash Wednesday, Feburary 13 from 5:30 PM-7:30 PM to distribute ashes to commuters. We’ll meet in the same passage near the 4th Avenue/Pacific street entrance, between the R/N and 2/3, 4/5 lines. Charlotte will be playing the fiddle, and Emily and interested Lydians will be dispensing ashes to anyone who [...]
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Dear Lydians, Let’s start with a little Greek, shall we? In Greek, there are two words for “time,” chronos and kairos. Chronos is the word that we usually think of when we think of time: clocks and calendars and timers — time that can be measured and ordered and scheduled. Kairos, however, is a different [...]
St. Lydia’s will be holding regular Dinner Church services on Sundays through the holidays. We won’t be having a special Christmas Eve service but if a group of Lydians want to attend another church’s service together, we’d like to help facilitate that. If you want to go to church on Christmas with a group of Lydians, email [...]
This Sunday, December 9, we will be celebrating at St. Lydia’s! All sorts of folks will be coming (including you!) to celebrate St. Lydia’s, bless our ministry, and install Emily as our pastor. You are invited. The service will begin at 7:00. As usual, we will eat dinner! All are welcome.
St. Lydia’s and Not So Churchy has a google group up and running for folks who would like to work toward hurricane relief and would like to do in in a loosely-banded/cohort kind of way. It’s called “So-Long-Sandy” You can post when you’re volunteering and others can join you, and vice versa. It will also be a good [...]
The Zen Center where we meet, at 505 Carroll street is warm, dry, and has electricity. Dinner Church will take place as usual on Sunday, November 4. Come hungry. You will be fed.
Dear Friends of St. Lydia’s, Here There and Everywhere, I happen to know that there is one thing missing from your wardrobe. It is a St. Lydia’s tote bag, which adds both pizazz and zest to any outfit. Just look at Jake, whose lilac and ochre ensemble is perfectly complimented by the tote bag’s neutral [...]
Emily recently did this interview with Bianca Swift for Issue 168 of NY Spirit magazine. A Visit with Emily Scott, St. Lydia’s Pastoral Minister A new kind of Christian worship is on the scene in New York. This one doesn’t take place on Sunday mornings in a church, but instead sitting around a dinner [...]
March 18, 3:30 pm St. Lydia’s Dinner Church 505 Carroll Street Join us for a workshop on baking bread and spiritual practice. Clare Sullivan will teach us to make bread using a homemade natural starter, and Brother Max Kolbe of Little Portion Friary will speak about Lenten observance and his experience baking bread as a spiritual [...]
Here are some texts to check out for our next Governance Think Tank Meeting on February 28. We’ll be talking about St. Lydia’s mission. Excerpts from “The Purpose Driven Church” Foundational Texts for St. Lydia’s