Dear Beloved Community,
This Sunday, October 17th at 10 am, we will gather for worship in our sanctuary for the foreseeable future. It has been so wonderful to be back together again and share God’s Spirit and worship in-person!
Gathering in-person in our worship space is a joyous occasion for sure! But the risks of the pandemic are lingering as we head into the Fall and Winter, so we are taking precautions described in further detail below.
We will focus on the intriguing “hard sayings of Jesus” in the Gospel of Mark, as Jesus employs hyperbole and exaggeration to help people see that God’s ways of lifting up the “little ones” (those most vulnerable) are of ultimate importance for human community.
This time we are challenged to understand “Greatness” in God’s terms as lived out in Jesus Christ, as opposed to any human ruler or way of empire. We will be challenged to ask ourselves, “What does it mean to be a follower of Jesus Christ?”