←Return home

July 10 Gathering: Holon

light leaf lamp design

The word “Holon“ is a term from the field of philosophy that connotes that every thing is whole and complete unto itself, and yet also part of a larger whole or system.

Applied to faith communities, it’s a way of recognizing that while each individual in the community is a whole and complete person, we’re also collectively part of something more.

This week at New Wineskins, we’ll kick off our summer series on Community & Connectedness by discussing how we create space for individuals to thrive by connecting ourselves to communities that together are more than the sum of their constituent parts. Our featured video from The Work of the People features author & speaker Suzanne Stabile talking about how making room for ideas with which we may not agree can be a key to building more authentic communities.

Join us this Sunday, July 10, as we explore the phenomenon of Holon as a community-building concept that has implications beyond our limited reach as individuals.

(Click here and enter your email address to preview this week’s video)

6:00pm EST: Happy Half-Hour (informal meet & greet time)
6:30pm EST: Presentation & conversation begin

Invest in our community!

Want to invest in our community for Spiritual Exiles and our work to create and support online micro-communities focused on justice and liberation? New Wineskins has partnered with Affirm Fundraising to manage a new online giving platform to make it easy for you to support the work we do! Just click the link below to give. Recurring gifts support the community over the long-term…your assistance helps us grow and sustain the important work we’re doing together!

Featured image by Max Vakhtbovych on Pexels.com

Leave a Reply