Taize is a small town in France where an ecumenical monastery has emerged, at first Protestant but more recently open to Catholics as well. Brother Roger, the late founder of the monastery, was inspired by the example of his grandmother, an ecumenically minded Protestant, and also by the work which Br. Roger did as a protector of Jewish refugees in the Second World War. The community is a pilgimage site, and from it, a repertory of songs and prayers has emerged, as well as flexible liturgical formats, involving simple, repetitive, meditative music and periods of silence to facilitate contemplation. There is not exactly a single "correct" way of doing a Taize service, but rather a body of resources have emerged from this tradition. These resources may be used in many ways to help us approach our Creator and golrify Him.
Matthew 5:16 In the same way, let your light shine before others,
so that they may see your good worrks and give glory to your Father in heaven.
Join us each Sunday as we grow in our faith, get to know one another,
bestow our gifts God has given us on each other and
show our love of the Lord and of course love of the WORD!
10:00 Worship Service w/ Communion
One Worship hour through the end of the year.
DIRECTIONS to 4440 State Street, Salem
From I-5 ---Take exit 256
for OR-213/Market St toward Lancaster Mall
Turn right at Market St NE
Take the 1st left onto Hawthorne Ave NE
Turn left at State St.