A worship series for October 2022 based on the book Five Practice of Fruitful Congregations
by Bishop Robert Schnase
Oct 2 "Radical Hospitality"
Oct 9 "Passionate Worship"
Oct 16 "Intentional Faith Development" (Rev. Judy Walker)
Oct 22 "Life-Giving Mission & Service"
Oct 30 "Extravagant Generosity"
with a Ministry Celebration & Potluck
“Radical Hospitality. Passionate Worship. Intentional Faith Development.
Risk-Taking Mission and Service. Extravagant Generosity.
People are searching for a church shaped and sustained by these qualities. The presence and strength of these five practices demonstrate congregational health, vitality, and fruitfulness. By repeating and improving these practice, churches fulfill their mission to make disciples of Christ for the transformation of the world.”
Bishop Robert Schnase, Five Practices of Fruitful Congregations
Abingdon Press 2007, Revised 2018
October 2, 2022
“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.” - Matthew 25:35
October 9, 2022
“Therefore, I urge you, brothers and sisters, in view of God’s mercy, to offer your bodies as a living sacrifice, holy and pleasing to God - this is your true and proper worship.” - Romans 12:1
October 16, 2022
“Intentional Faith Development”
Guest Preacher: Rev, Judy Walker, District Superintendent
October 23, 2022
“Risk-Taking Mission and Service”
“The Spirit of the Lord is on me, because he has anointed me to proclaim good news to the poor. He has sent me to proclaim freedom for the prisoners and recovery of sight for the blind, to set the oppressed free,
to proclaim the year of the Lord’s favor.” - Luke 4:18-19
October 30, 2022
“You will be enriched in every way so that you can be generous on every occasion, and through us your generosity will result in thanksgiving to God.” - 2 Corinthians 9:11
We are forming quartets to rehearse and ring live and/or record music for services following CDC guidelines for social distancing, mask usage and cleanliness.
Contact Celia Trayes or Rich Wright if you'd like to join a group.
New ringers are welcome!
Celia Trayes email@example.com
Rich Wright firstname.lastname@example.org