Jesus invites us into a ministry of welcome… but before he does, he invites us to reflect on what that will cost us. If we are to be a part of God’s liberation for all people, how must our welcome center the “guest” and not the “host”?
Scripture: Psalm 133
Pastor Amelia reminds of the sustaining gifts of the church, gathering ourselves into pools of living water to sustain one another even in dry and disorienting times.
Scripture: Genesis 18:1-15
Our ancestors in faith, Sarah and Abraham have waited so long for signs of new life that when they hear they will have a child, Sarah laughs… can we share in her laughter, overcoming our own complacency to be a part of new life—and maybe new justice—God is creating within us?