Adult Education February 2015

February 1, 8: Paul Chapman will lead a conversation on exploring the themes of Radical Exegesis and the Subversive Jesus.  These conversations will invite us to study the works of the Jesus Seminar, William Herzog, and Richard Rohr.

February 15, 22 and March 1: Jen Herbst leads a three-week series that looks at some Biblical laws and compares them to our current use of law to support healthy communities.

Texts for February 2015

February 1: Deuteronomy 18:15-20; Psalm 111; 1 Corinthians 8:1-13; Mark 1:21-28
February 8: Isaiah 40:21–31; Psalm 147:1–11, 20c; 1 Corinthians 9:16–23; Mark 1:29–39
February 15: 2 Kings 2:1–12; Psalm 50:1–6; 2 Corinthians 4:3–6; Mark 9:2–9
February 22: Genesis 9:8–17; Psalm 25:1–10; 1 Peter 3:18–22; Mark 1:9–15

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Mission Committee 2015 Topic: Mass Incarceration

For I was hungry and you gave me something to eat, I was thirsty and you gave me something to drink, I was a stranger and you invited me in, I needed clothes and you clothed me, I was sick and you looked after me, I was in prison and you came to visit me.’ ? Matthew 25:35-36

Mass incarceration: the words sound ominous but what do they mean? What does mass incarceration have to do with police tactics in Ferguson, New York City and other areas around the country? What are we as Christians called to do?

“Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.” ?

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