What is "salvation" and can it ever really be personal?
Tag: virtual pub church
What if we could see the sacraments not just as rites we participate in as individuals for our own private spiritual experiences, but as subversive acts that emancipate whole communities and liberate those who exist on the margins of public policy and institutions?
If Mutual Aid is among the first biblical models of Christian community, why don’t we hear more about it? And why don’t more faith communities employ it as a means of resource sharing?
This week at New Wineskins: Guest Speaker Josh Scott on reading the parables
How do we empty ourselves not as individuals, but as communities working together for the common good?
“Liturgy” is one of those church-y words that often causes us to roll our eyes and retreat into whatever other thoughts might be occupying our minds when we hear it. But the word “liturgy” itself simply means “the work of the people.” So whatever we do, when we do it together in the context of community, is our liturgy.
It’s plain that something is changing within the big-C Church. The question is, where are we going?
This week at New Wineskins we’ll have a frank Independence Day discussion about decolonizing Christianity and the part we as individuals and communities have to play in it.
How do we objectify God? Join the conversation this Sunday! Also, Pride in the Park & Our Reconciling Ministries poll!
We are very excited to have Helen Ryde (they/them), organizer with the Reconciling Ministries Network, as our guest for this week‘s gathering!