Growing in the Church
Faith-filled Discussion, Fellowship, Prayer, and Study Opportunities
OUR ADVENT STUDY 2018: Names for the Messiah: An Advent Study (paperback, 2016) by leading scholar, Walter Brueggeman.
In Isaiah 9:6, a divine utterance is given to us using four royal titles–Wonderful Counselor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, and Prince of Peace. Names for the Messiah ponders each title and how the people understood it then, how Jesus did or did not fulfill the title, and how Christians interpret Jesus as representative of that title.
Christians have claimed from the beginning that Jesus was the Messiah foretold in the Old Testament. In this study, best-selling author Walter Brueggemann tackles the questions: “What were these expectations?” and “Did Jesus fulfill them?” –From review on Amazon….
We will be meeting three Sundays in Advent, Dec 2, 9, and 23rd, 12 noon after church, for an hour discussion and exploration. No meeting on Sunday, Dec 16th.
Rev. Dee will have a limited number of books available on Dec 2 for purchase. $10.00. Please make check payable to Rev. Dee. Thanks!
October 25th, 6-9 pm
Come and join others in walking our indoor labyrinth. Information regarding labyrinth walking available at the door. This is a wonderful way to de-stress and to get in touch with your inner dialogue, or just enjoy a quiet, meditative ambiance. All are welcome. Free. Please bring socks; we ask that folks remove shoes to walk the labyrinth.
Thursday, December 13th, 7 pm
Sing a song to God and join others for a taize-inspired music service with meditative singing and prayer. Let the music wash over your spirit and give you hope. Free.