Friday, September 24, 2010

Parish asks worshipers to take off, donate shoes

From Jacksonville FLA-

St. Elizabeth's Episcopal Church will host a special event on Sunday morning aimed at collecting shoes for those in need.

"The mission of 'Barefoot Sunday,' also known as All Soles Day, is ... to collect new and gently worn shoes to donate to victims of natural disasters and those living in poverty," according to a news release about the event.

Participants are encouraged to leave their own shoes at home and wear a pair that can be donated during the 10:30 a.m. service.

The church is at 1735 Leonid Road. Visit or call (904) 751-2626 for more information.

Meditation center celebrates anniversary

The World Community for Christian Meditation Center in Neptune Beach will celebrate its one-year anniversary with a special celebration from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m Saturday.

The center offers daily Christ-centered meditation sessions and is open to people of all faiths or none. It also provides yoga classes, workshops and meditation sessions geared to 12 Step programs, as well as volunteer opportunities.

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