Why Bother Praying?

Bruce Gordon will lead a three part series on Prayer beginning in September. Bruce, the Titus Street Professor of Theology and Professor of Reformation History at Yale Divinity School and member of our congregation, will talk with us about Prayer: Why Bother Praying.

Session One, September 14: What does Jesus say about prayer and how do we talk about prayer as Christians? Is it embarrassing to pray out loud? Is it easier just to do things or debate issues than to pray?

Session Two, September 21: What is Christian prayer? Does prayer cause things to happen? What are we doing? Do we need to pray individually if we pray in church?… Continue

Texts for September 2014

September 7: Exodus 12:1-14; Psalm 149; Romans 13:8-14; Matthew 18:15-20

September 14: Exodus 14:19-31; Psalm 114 or Exodus 15:1b-11, 20-21; Romans 14:1-12; Matthew 18:21-35

September 21: Exodus 16:2-15; Psalm 105:1-6, 37-45; Philippians 1:21-30; Matthew 20:1-16

September 28: Exodus 17:1-7; Psalm 78:1-4, 12-16; Philippians 2:1-13; Matthew 21:23-32

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