The Rev. Jill Duffield, renowned editor and publisher of PC(USA)’s
The Presbyterian Outlook
, will lead us in worship during the Presbytery of Baltimore’s 882
Gathering from 9am to 3pm 10am to 3:30pm on Thursday, Feb. 14. at Northminster Presbyterian Church in Reisterstown. Rev. Duffield’s sermon –entitled
The New Self: An Extreme Makeover in Christ
— will highlight lessons from Colossians 3:1-17 and focus on how our faith in Jesus Christ creates in us a new way of being in the world.
In addition to worship, Rev. Duffield will facilitate a session on self-care and avoiding burn-out
Rev. Duffield has served large and small congregations. She is a contributor to the new commentary series from John Knox Press,
and has a Lenten devotional that will be published in early 2020. She also is the 2015 recipient of the Associated Church Press James Solheim Award for Editorial Courage. Rev. Duffield has frequently preached at the Montreat Conference Center and lectured at the Festival of Homiletics.
Rev. Duffield currently lives in Charlottesville, VA with her husband and three children.
Additional highlights at the 882
Gathering include a Celebration of the Sacrament of the Lord’s Supper; open space conversations; fellowship and a
Amendments to the Book of Order
; as well as other church business. Completed meeting papers will be available on the Presbytery of Baltimore’s website on Feb. 7. For further information about the 882
Gathering, email the Presbytery.