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What does it look like to walk in the way of Jesus as a family? How can we create a sense of home that honors the best of where we come from and embraces the emerging challenges and opportunities of life in the 21st century?
Rhythm and other Miami churches are excited to partner together for an incredible workshop designed specifically for families living in the greater Miami area on Saturday, April 28.
Mark and Lisa Scandrette are co-founders of ReIMAGINE: A Center for Integral Christian Practice and the authors of Belonging & Becoming: Creating a Thriving Family Culture. They lead an annual series of retreats, workshops, and projects designed to help participants apply spiritual wisdom to everyday life. For twenty-five years they have devoted themselves to creates community, offering hospitality, and inviting transformation in at-risk neighborhoods. They live in the Mission District of San Francisco and have three young adult children. Mark is also the author of Practicing the Way of Jesus and together they are coauthors of the book, FREE: Spending Your Time and Money on What Matters Most.
It’s easy to get stuck reacting to the unhelpful patterns in family life. And it’s tempting to mirror the default values of safety, security, self-focus, and material success that have characterized our culture. We know that simplistic, rule-based, and one-sized fits all approaches won’t work. Now more than ever, we need a vision for family that is creative, intentional, soulful, and globally aware.
Families come in all shapes and sizes. Whether you have children, hope to have children, parent solo or with a partner, your household can be a place of belonging and becoming, where each person feels safe, cared for and loved, and is supported to develop who they are for the good of the world.
We believe everyone is uniquely called to the mission of God and we believe mission happens in our city, not just during short-term trips overseas. But how do you know what or where you are called to? We long to awaken dreams and give everyone the resources they need to live out their calling.
The Calling Lab is a platform to help you discover your calling, to set aside a day to hear from God and be sent into that mission. Perhaps it’s to a specific people group, a neighborhood, your campus or your workplace.
On Saturday, June 16th (9-6 pm), we are partnering with the Underground Network to have the Calling Lab facilitated for the Rhythm community in Miami.
Where do you feel God is leading you? Gain insight and discernment about your calling by learning to listen in prayer, assess opportunities, and unpack your unique personality and gifts.
All of us have come to points in our lives where we feel ready to serve and give but we just aren’t sure where to do it. Calling can be both an elusive and frustrating idea. Those who have clarity on calling, the place and people they know to love and serve, seem to be more confident and effective. Those of us who are still unsure can find ourselves floundering or insecure about our place in the mission of God.
Hearing God’s voice is the goal, but finding the time, listening to all the ways he is speaking and finally making sense of it all can be a daunting assignment. If you have never really sensed this kind of clarity in calling, or if you are sensing that your calling might be changing we have designed this event for you.
We hope this lab helps you learn to listen in prayer, assess opportunities, and unpack your own personality and gifts.
The Calling Lab will meet in the Executive Conference Room at the Newman Alumni Center at the University of Miami (6200 San Amaro Dr). There is a parking lot on the south side of the building.
Rhythm is excited to have Mark Scandrette with us on April 29th. Mark is an author, speaker, activist, and networker among innovative Christian leaders. He is the founding director of ReIMAGINE: A Center for Integral Christian Practice based in San Francisco, where he leads an annual series of retreats, Learning Labs and projects designed to help participants integrate the teachings of Jesus into all aspects of life through shared practices and intentional community experiments. He and his wife Lisa and their three children live in the Mission District of San Francisco.
Mark has written numerous books that can be found HERE.
Join us at 10:30 am on April 29th as Mark shares his own journey of raising a family in the urban core of San Francisco and what it can look like for a family to flourish in the way of Jesus.
Rhythm is facilitating several prayer walks around Miami led by different leaders in Rhythm. Check out the details below and contact the leader to get more information.
If you’re interested in leading a prayer walk, we’d love to resource you! Contact Matt to get more information about prayer walking.
Wednesday, March 7 @ 6:15 pm
Leader: Esther Knicely
Wednesday, March 7 @ 6 pm
Leader: John & Lauren Fernandez
Wednesday, March 7 @ 7:30 pm
Leader: Terri Dewey & Marlene Riesco
Saturday, March 10 @ 9 am
Leader: Doug & Olivia Hale
Saturday, March 10 @ 10:30 am
Leader: Jen Estime
Tuesday, March 13 @ 6 pm
Leader: Matt Alexander
The Guidance Team (GT) invites you to a Family Meeting on Sunday, February 11th from 12:45-2:30 PM after worship. The GT will share Rhythm’s budget and financial vision for 2018 and will be creating a space for dialogue and prayer about the direction God is leading our church. If you consider Rhythm to be your church family, please do your best to attend. There will be lunch!
Please RSVP HERE
GT Members: Paul Olver, Angel Pittman, Natalie Freitas, Jason Bean, Matt Alexander, Lauren Fernandez, and Liz Sastre
During the four weeks preceding Christmas, our church will be making a spiritual journey – a pilgrimage to the birth of Jesus. Join us at worship on Sunday mornings as we embark on this journey through worship and word together.
We encourage you to download this Advent Devotional Guide that our community is using. Each day has a Psalm, its own scripture passage, and then time to pray for others. We’ve written a few questions at the end of the guide to help us reflect on the daily passage and how we’re experiencing God during this season. Take a few minutes to work through these questions, and if journaling is helpful for you, write your answers down.
Rhythm is partnering with a network of 10 local churches in the Greater San Juan area to support recovery efforts in Puerto Rico. We are personally connected to the national leaders of this ministry and have complete confidence that all gifts will be used to empower Puerto Rican churches to bring healing and transformation to the country during this crisis.
These local Puerto Rican churches are asking for donations of Walgreens and/or Walmart gift cards! The cards are going to families and individuals to purchase medicine, food, and basic household supplies. Your gift will make life a bit better under still awful circumstances, and also let people in Puerto Rico know that we have not forgotten them.
For ongoing updates please follow Delia Nüesch-Olver on Facebook.
Send Walgreens or Walmart gift cards to:
Pastora Mercedes Reynoso
Hacienda Real Jazmín del Mar 322
Carolina, PR 00986
The story of Jonah is often considered to be one of the Bible’s greatest children’s stories. The big storm and the big whale. But there’s a lot more to Jonah (the man and the story) than getting swallowed by a giant fish.
God called Jonah to go to the great city of Nineveh and deliver a simple message: Repent or you will die in 40 days. Jonah refused. He hated the people of Nineveh and ran from God. He didn’t want his enemies to repent and be forgiven.
In this 6-week series through Jonah we will explore Jonah’s resistance to God and people, God’s pursuit of Jonah, and the boundary-crossing love that God has for our enemies. If you want to go deeper in this series on Jonah, download our Going Deeper Guide for suggestions on how to learn and experiment with the material.
Due to worsening conditions of the weather caused by Hurricane Irma, we are canceling our regular Sunday morning worship for September 10 @ 10:30 am.
If you need help with hurricane shutters or anything else, you can contact us at 305-791-3252. Please prepare well and stay safe.
Rhythm is prayerfully searching for a spiritually/emotionally mature, gifted, and passionate woman or man to join our pastoral team. The pastoral team equips the congregation for ministry and mission, oversees leadership and discipleship development, and keeps people knit together in a relational network of trust as we work together to move forward in mission.
This part-time pastoral position includes general pastoral responsibilities (missional leadership, preaching, pastoral care, etc) but focuses specifically on ministry to families, youth, and children.
A detailed job description and application can be found below. All applicants must submit a resume and complete the online application. Incomplete submissions will not be considered. Please pass this along to anyone that may be interested.