Scripture: Romans 12:1-8Living in beloved community, with all of its tensions, differences, and challenges… changes us. Rather than the sameness of “conforming” to our own default assumptions, the Holy Spirit teaches us transformation.
Scripture: Isaiah 56:1, 6-8The prophet Isaiah envisions a restored community of worship that includes people of all nations, welcoming all into common prayer. How are we called to find new languages of prayer and belonging which respect the created dignity of people of diverse faiths, or no faith, in a changing world?
Scripture: Romans 10:5-15The letter to the Romans wonders at how Christ is best proclaimed and understood. Today, we might wonder… are there better ways than words?
Scripture: Matthew 14:13-21As Jesus is found in the midst of hungry people in the wilderness. Like his followers, we may be tempted to use scarcity as a reason to break community… but instead… Jesus breaks bread. How can we join him?