Community Worship: Rev. Dr. Angela Williams Gorrell
Lakeside is thrilled to welcome Rev. Dr. Angela Williams Gorrell, author, speaker, guide and consultant in Redondo Beach, California, as Preacher of the Week June 2-6. This week’s preacher is Supported by Steve & Jane Anderson.
Gorrell will lead the 10:30 a.m. Chautauqua Community Worship Service on Sunday, June 2 in Hoover Auditorium.
Michael Shirtz and guest artists will provide musical leadership during the service, while the liturgy will be led by Rev. Dr. Charles Yoost, Senior Director of Religious Life & Pastoral Care. Worship music for the 2024 summer season is supported by James E. Beardsley and Doris F. Beardsley.
Liturgy will be led by Rev. Dr. Charles Yoost, Senior Director of Religious Life & Pastoral Care. Worship music for the 2024 summer season is supported by James E. Beardsley and Doris F. Beardsley.
Following the opening prayer, children (ages 5-11) will proceed to Bradley Temple for Children’s Church with Chip Richter. There will be a message by Richter, songs, crafts, lemonade and cookies to share. Preschoolers are welcome if accompanied by an adult.
Gorrell is the author of Always On: Practicing Faith in a New Media Landscape, The Gravity of Joy: A Story of Being Lost and Found and a forthcoming book, What to Do When You Don’t Know What to Do. Gorrell’s research has been highlighted in media sources such as the New York Times, the Washington Post, NPR, and Christianity Today. She has 14 years of ministry experience and has taught at several schools including Yale University, Baylor University and McCormick and Fuller Seminary.
Gorrell speaks and writes about joy, difficult decision-making, finding the life worth living and the intersection of spiritual and mental health. She has provided thought leadership and consulting for numerous organizations including the U.S. Army and the NBA. You can connect with her on Facebook or Instagram, @angelagorrell. She also co-hosts the “Grief Sisters” podcast.
Guests are welcome to attend Community Worship free of charge by requesting a complimentary Church Pass between 7:30-10:30 a.m. Sunday; valid until 1 p.m. The pass includes admittance for guests and auto. This pass must be presented to the gate attendant upon departure. If the time allotted is exceeded, the guest(s) will be charged a fee. This pass does not include access to the Grindley Aquatic & Wellness Campus pool. Complimentary passes are available for all worship services and Faith for Living Hour.