dult Education, Sunday, September 16
Let’s Study the Bible 9:30 – 10:15 a.m.
Meets in the Liz Coffey Room, basement of the main sanctuary building
In this class, we will seek to draw out the major themes found in the Lectionary scripture texts on which the sermon will be based. Exploring the lectionary Scriptural texts before the Sunday morning worship (10:30 a.m.) service will help prepare participants to more fully involved and more present in worship. Come join us as we seek to accurately anticipate what the morning’s sermon topic will be. Getting it right is a lot of fun.
Facilitated by Stefan Mach and Richard Leslie.
Let’ s Talk 9:30 – 10:15 a.m.
Meets in the North Room of the Parish House
The Great Convergence
A series of 7 video presentations on how conservative and liberal Christians are coming together and finding common ground and connections.
The Great Convergence is a term used to describe the coming together of refugees from Christian liberalism and conservatism in recent years. It’s not a “meeting in the middle,” but a meeting “out in the wilderness” where those who have felt alienated or estranged from their native traditions have been drawn out to find faith in a new way beyond liberalism and conservatism.
This Sunday: The Gifts of the Indigo Tent
eatured on this week’s video is the Rev. Cameron Trimble. Trimble is the Executive Director of the Center for Progressive Renewal. She most recently served as an advisor to the Congregational Vitality and Discipleship Team of Local Church Ministries for the United Church of Christ and as Associate Conference Minister of Church Development in the Southeast Conference of the UCC. In her ministry in the national setting, Rev. Trimble was responsible for the development of national strategy for birthing new churches. In her conference setting, she directly oversaw the birthing of churches throughout the Southeast Conference. Each setting has given her a unique perspective on the challenges of cultivating leaders equipped to meet the needs of the future of mainline Protestantism.
Pneuma Divina Scripture: Exodus 36: 2-7