December 26 & 27, 2015 – Living Room Liturgy (Weekend After Christmas)

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Scott Hodge, Ben Thomas and Jenni Zielke engage in a fun and thought provoking conversation about this week’s Gospel reading, where Jesus goes missing from his parents for a few days. Be sure not to miss our Christmas sing-a-long at the end of the podcast! Visit livingroomliturgy.com for discussion questions and more. Merry Christmas!

12.26.15 & 12.27.15 – Living Room Liturgy: Scott Hodge, Ben Thomas & Jenni Zielke  

Saturdays at 5pm | Sundays at 10am

THE ORCHARD COMMUNITY
101 S. Barnes Rd. Aurora IL

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08.29.15 & 08.30.15 – Voices: Jeanne Stevens

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Each summer we invite a handful of guest speakers to encourage our community and share their stories with us.

08.29.15 & 08.30.15- Voices: Jeanne Stevens

Weekend Gatherings:

Saturdays at 5pm | Sundays at 10am

THE ORCHARD COMMUNITY
101 S. Barnes Rd. Aurora IL

08.22.15 & 08.23.15 – Voices: Paul Stewart

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Each summer we invite a handful of guest speakers to encourage our community and share their stories with us.

Last weekend Gateway Church Pastor Paul Stewart visited The Orchard and shared a message with our community about JOY, and what a life of joy looks like.
08.22.15 & 08.23.15- Voices: Paul Stewart

Weekend Gatherings:

Saturdays at 5pm | Sundays at 10am

THE ORCHARD COMMUNITY
101 S. Barnes Rd. Aurora IL

08.15.15 & 08.16.15 – Voices: Skye Jethani

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Each summer we invite a handful of guest speakers to encourage our community and share their stories with us.

08.15.15 & 08.16.15- Voices: Skye Jethani

This past weekend, author/speaker Skye Jethani shared a challenging message about temptation, desire and discipline.

Weekend Gatherings:

Saturdays at 5pm | Sundays at 10am

THE ORCHARD COMMUNITY
101 S. Barnes Rd. Aurora IL

08.08.15 & 08.09.15 – Voices: Mark Miller

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Each summer we invite a handful of guest speakers to encourage our community and share their stories with us.

08.08.15 & 08.09.15- Voices: Mark Miller

Last weekend, our friend, coach/speaker/author Mark Miller, kicked off our VOICES series with a message about “communion” and how celebrating communion together has the power to connect us to each other and to the very heartbeat of Christ.

Weekend Gatherings:

Saturdays at 5pm | Sundays at 10am

THE ORCHARD COMMUNITY
101 S. Barnes Rd. Aurora IL

08.01.15 & 08.02.15 – At the Movies: Portlandia – Ben Thomas

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Movies. They speak to us and capture our imaginations. They connect to our humanity at the deepest level. They make us laugh and cry and remember who we are. Join us over the next several weeks for a series about life, God and all of us.

 

08.01.15 & 08.02.15- At the Movies: Portlandia

Last weekend Ben Thomas concluded our “At the Movies” series with a talk about shame and vulnerability based on the TV show (yes, a TV show… not a movie) Portlandia.

Weekend Gatherings:

Saturdays at 5pm | Sundays at 10am

THE ORCHARD COMMUNITY
101 S. Barnes Rd. Aurora IL

07.25.15 & 07.26.15 – At the Movies: Footloose – Tammy Helfrich

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Movies. They speak to us and capture our imaginations. They connect to our humanity at the deepest level. They make us laugh and cry and remember who we are. Join us over the next several weeks for a series about life, God and all of us.

 

07.25.15 & 07.26.15- At the Movies: Footloose

 

This past weekend Tammy Helfrich shared some thoughts inspired by the movie Footloose, giving us concepts and tools to help when we experience spiritual tension in our lives.

Weekend Gatherings:

Saturdays at 5pm | Sundays at 10am

THE ORCHARD COMMUNITY
101 S. Barnes Rd. Aurora IL

07.18.15 & 07.19.15 – At the Movies: Life as Pi – Troy Medlin

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Movies. They speak to us and capture our imaginations. They connect to our humanity at the deepest level. They make us laugh and cry and remember who we are. Join us over the next several weeks for a series about life, God and all of us.

 

07.18.15 & 07.19.15- At the Movies: Life as Pi

 

This past weekend Troy Medlin spoke to our community, sharing insights and encouragements from the movie “Life of Pi”

Weekend Gatherings:

Saturdays at 5pm | Sundays at 10am

THE ORCHARD COMMUNITY
101 S. Barnes Rd. Aurora IL

07.11.15 & 07.12.15 – At the Movies: Chef- Scott Hodge

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Movies. They speak to us and capture our imaginations. They connect to our humanity at the deepest level. They make us laugh and cry and remember who we are. Join us over the next several weeks for a series about life, God and all of us.

 

07.11.15 & 07.12.15- At the Movies: Chef

 

This past weekend Scott Hodge led our community in a discussion about the movie, “CHEF”, a movie about a chef in LA who took some big risks in launching a food truck business, and what we can learn about the risks each of us are called to.

Weekend Gatherings:

Saturdays at 5pm | Sundays at 10am

THE ORCHARD COMMUNITY
101 S. Barnes Rd. Aurora IL

07.05.15 – At the Movies: Inside Out – Amanda Hodge

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Movies. They speak to us and capture our imaginations. They connect to our humanity at the deepest level. They make us laugh and cry and remember who we are. Join us over the next several weeks for a series about life, God and all of us.

 

07.05.15- At the Movies: Inside Out

 

Last weekend, Amanda Hodge kicked off our “At The Movies” series by diving into the fun and insightful movie, “Inside Out.” In this insightful talk, Amanda shared how we can observe, accept, and integrate our emotions in a healthy, transformative way.

Weekend Gatherings:

Saturdays at 5pm | Sundays at 10am

THE ORCHARD COMMUNITY
101 S. Barnes Rd. Aurora IL

06.13.15 & 06.14.15 – Bring Forth: Dusk – Ben Thomas

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Each day, our lives are graced with three distinct movements – DAWN, DAY, and DUSK. Embedded within each of these are unique opportunities to deepen our connection with God, ourselves, and the world around us. Join us as we explore what these three movements can bring forth each day.

Featuring music from Ben Thomas’ new album, “Bring Forth”, which releases on June 23rd.  Download a free 3-song preview/sampler below. Learn more at benthomasonline.com.

 

Bring Forth Video Podcast

 

06.13.15 & 06.14.15 – Bring Forth: Dusk

Last weekend Ben Thomas concluded our series, “Bring Forth” with a teaching about DUSK, campfires and storytelling.

Weekend Gatherings:

Saturdays at 5pm | Sundays at 10am

THE ORCHARD COMMUNITY
101 S. Barnes Rd. Aurora IL

06.06.15 & 06.07.15 – Bring Forth: Day – Scott Hodge & Ben Thomas

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Each day, our lives are graced with three distinct movements – DAWN, DAY, and DUSK. Embedded within each of these are unique opportunities to deepen our connection with God, ourselves, and the world around us. Join us as we explore what these three movements can bring forth each day.

Featuring music from Ben Thomas’ new album, “Bring Forth”, which releases on June 23rd.  Download a free 3-song preview/sampler below. Learn more at benthomasonline.com.

 

Bring Forth Video Podcast

 

06.06.15 & 06.07.15 – Bring Forth: Day

This past weekend Ben Thomas and Scott Hodge continued our “Bring Forth” series with a conversation about DAY and what it means to live fully alive and awake. They shared some practical teachings about MINDFULNESS, giving us tools to live present to each moment.

Weekend Gatherings:

Saturdays at 5pm | Sundays at 10am

THE ORCHARD COMMUNITY
101 S. Barnes Rd. Aurora IL

05.30.15 & 05.31.15 – Bring Forth: Dawn – Scott Hodge & Ben Thomas

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Each day, our lives are graced with three distinct movements – DAWN, DAY, and DUSK. Embedded within each of these are unique opportunities to deepen our connection with God, ourselves, and the world around us. Join us as we explore what these three movements can bring forth each day.

Featuring music from Ben Thomas’ new album, “Bring Forth”, which releases on June 23rd.  Download a free 3-song preview/sampler below. Learn more at benthomasonline.com.

 

Bring Forth Video Podcast

 

05.30.15 & 05.31.15 – Bring Forth: Dawn

Last weekend Scott Hodge and Ben Thomas kicked off our new series, “Bring Forth” with a conversation about DAWN, both as a window of opportunity we receive each day, and as a season of our lives when new things are happening.

Check out our audio and video podcasts, which feature Ben and his team performing one of his new songs “Again the Lord”.

Weekend Gatherings:

Saturdays at 5pm | Sundays at 10am

THE ORCHARD COMMUNITY
101 S. Barnes Rd. Aurora IL

05.23.15 & 05.24.15 – FREE: Summary & Stories – Larry Boatright & Ben Thomas

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Freedom. We know we were made for it, but often don’t experience it amidst our packed schedules, mountains of debt, and hectic pace of life.

Join us for a series about aligning our everyday lives with the things that matter most.

April & May, 2015 at The Orchard

05.23.15 & 05.24.15 – FREE- Summary & Stories

This past weekend Larry Boatright and Ben Thomas concluded our FREE series by reviewing the past seven weeks of teachings and sharing some stories of people in our community taking steps on their journey to become more free.

Weekend Gatherings:

Saturdays at 5pm | Sundays at 10am

THE ORCHARD COMMUNITY
101 S. Barnes Rd. Aurora IL

05.16.15 & 05.17.15 – FREE: Creating a Spending Plan – Larry Boatright

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Freedom. We know we were made for it, but often don’t experience it amidst our packed schedules, mountains of debt, and hectic pace of life.

Join us for a series about aligning our everyday lives with the things that matter most.

April & May, 2015 at The Orchard

05.16.15 & 05.17.15 – FREE- Creating a Spending Plan

This past weekend, Larry Boatright shared some practical stories, ideas,and tools to help keep our budget in line with what matters most in our lives.

Weekend Gatherings:

Saturdays at 5pm | Sundays at 10am

THE ORCHARD COMMUNITY
101 S. Barnes Rd. Aurora IL