"Facing Feelings in Faith Communities”
Sundays, May 29 - July 3, 2016
| In this new worship series, we will be learning about the power of feelings, such as fear, anger, sadness, peace, power, and joy, in faith communities. We will be looking at both the steep cost of being cut off from our feelings, and learn steps we can take to gain affective competence.
May 29 - Fear (Mark 6:47-52)
June 5 - Anger (Psalm 119:53, Mark 3:1-6, Ephesians 4:25-28, John 2:13-17, Exodus 34:6-9, Psalm 78:38, 37;8), Holy Communion
June 12 - Sadness (Psalm 137:1-6, John 11:28-36, Luke 19:41, John 20:11- 17, Luke 24:13-27)
Guest Preacher: Meagan McLeod and Worship Leader: Jenn Gonsalves
June 19 - Peace (John 14:27, Isaiah 2:4b, Isaiah 11:6-9, Psalm 139:8-16, Psalm 37:3-7, 46:5-11, Luke 24:36-43), Graduate Recognition
June 26 - Power/Agency (Mark 7:24-30, Luke 1:46-55, Luke 4:16-22, John 14:12-14, Phil. 4:8-9, 13), Intergenerational Mission Trip Commissioning
July 3 - Joy (Luke 1:44-49, John 15:9-11, John 16:19-24, Matthew 18:1-5) and Holy Communion
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