Youth Sunday, March 5 Worship
2nd Sunday of Lent
Worship is led by our youth and high school seniors will present sermons. We are excited to hear sermons and insight from our seniors and experience the creativity of our youth as they focus on what it means to think and live “outside the box.” During the last few years our youth have experienced changes in the way school happens, sports happen, even how church youth events happen. There are some similarities to what life would have been like when Jesus was pushing the norms and causing believers to think and act “outside the box”. As usual it will be planned and led by our youth but is designed for all ages.
Our seniors this year are: Lauren Callender, Camille Chaffin, Miles Dalton, Kelly Kowalczewski, Ben Lodge, Madeline Mahoney, Ben Mason, Maggie Shaw, Marco Conti, and Ky Townsend.
Adult Sunday School
10:45 am - via Zoom (link below - click class name in BLUE to go to Zoom link)
The 2023 Lenten Studies: March 5 - April 2
Meets in Room 3 and on Zoom; Leadership shared.
This Lenten study will focus on practices that Jesus engaged in. Participants will dive deeply into actions lived and modeled by Jesus and across Scripture: fasting, prayer, listening to God, embracing simplicity, unplugging, and more. Spiritual practices are seen as those things Jesus did, said, or embodied; we as Jesus’ followers try to do so as well. Many of the spiritual disciplines covered in this unit have emerged over the centuries as Christians have experimented with ways to make space in their lives to be with Jesus and to allow Jesus to transform them.
Class meets in Room 4. Leadership is shared.
In this thoughtful study, respected Old Testament scholar Patricia K. Tull explores the Scriptures for guidance on today’s ecological crisis. Tull looks to the Bible for what it can tell us about our relationships, not just to the earth itself, but also to plant and animal life, to each other, to descendants who will inherit the planet from us, and to our Creator. She offers candid discussions on many current ecological problems that humans contribute to, such as the overuse of energy resources like gas and electricity, consumerism, food production systems—including land use and factory farming—and toxic waste. Study books are available from the church office or may be picked up during class.
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