4:00 PM16:00

Rob Landes in Concert

Rob Landes, always a popular performer and entertainer, has agreed to perform in concert at St. Paul's on Sunday, October 21 at 4 p.m. Rob has performed frequently at St. Paul's both as organist and pianist. This will be a benefit fund raiser for Michael Dowd's appearance in November.

Rob made his "debut" on the Art Linkletter "House Party" program at the age of four.

A native Houstonian, his playing has taken him from the United States and Canada, to Norway and many parts of Europe. Landes is widely known as a pianist, organist, harpist, arranger, conductor and published composer. He has done musical arrangements for Liza Minnelli and Marilyn Maye. He conducted the Count Basie Orchestra and the Buddy Rich Band in concert with Marilyn Maye in one of Rich's last concerts. His credits and accomplishments are extensive. You will want to plan to attend this performance.

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12:00 PM12:00

Family Reunion of Cousins 1,000 Times Removed

The "Ordinary Women of the Day" are hosting a special luncheon on November 8, titled "Family Reunion - Meeting Our Cousins 1,000 Times Removed". The group has invited a number of Jewish and Muslim friends to join our Ordinary Life members in a wide ranging discussion featuring Moses, Jesus, and Mohammad. Bring food to share and join in a large group discussion that will break into smaller facilitated discussion groups.

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9:45 AM09:45

Special Guest Speaker at Ordinary Life - Michael Lerner

Please mark a special spot on your calendar to hear Michael Lerner speak at Ordinary Life on Sunday, October 14.

Michael has titled his talk -


Living lives of service in the Anthropocene, or Human Centered Age

Wind, rain and fire -- the earth is changing. How do we live lives of service in this new world? What does the perennial philosophy of the ancient traditions have to offer us?

God gave Noah the rainbow sign, No more water but the fire next time --
You better find a home in the rock, don't you see.
~From an African-American spiritual

Michael Lerner is the author of “Choices in Healing: Integrating the Best of Conventional Therapies”, and the founder of Commonweal, a California based center for health and healing, art and education, and environment and justice.

Michael leads the Commonweal Cancer Help Program and is co-founder of Healing Circles, a learning community with the purpose of making deep intentional healing accessible around the world.

He formerly taught Psychology and politics at Yale University and received a MacArthur Prize Fellowship for contributions to public health.

To view the brochure about Michael Lerner’s talk, click here.

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11:30 AM11:30

Ordinary Women Study Group

Brown Bag Lunch


Build Community Of Women Within Ordinary Life

To Have Meaningful Conversations About Topics Relevant to Our Spiritual Journey

Put Faith Into Action By Sponsoring/Implementing Community Service Projects

We will meet in Room 204 in the Jones Building


Conversation around a YouTube Video of Pema Chodron's book, "When Things Fall Apart." Led by Lynn Schroth.

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