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Nov. 20 Gathering: Reign of Christ Sunday for Spiritual Exiles

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Traditionally referred to as “Christ the King” Sunday and more recently labeled “Reign of Christ” Sunday, the final Sunday before Advent points us toward Jesus’ authority in the world.

But what do we really mean when we say “Christ is king?” What does it mean to grant authority to Jesus?

And do those two statements even mean the same thing?

This week at New Wineskins, we’ll explore those questions and more as we discuss Alexander John Shaia’s video, “The Christos and the Messiah” and unpack how the coming of Jesus as the Christ both reveals a reality that has always existed and releases us to create new contextual realities in the various spaces we occupy in the world.

Please join us this Sunday, Nov. 20, in our New Wineskins Virtual Theology Pub powered by Zoom for a nontraditional celebration of Reign of Christ Sunday for Spiritual Exiles!

Click here to preview this week’s video, “The Christos and the Messiah.”

6:00pm EDT: Happy Half-Hour (informal meet & greet time)
6:30pm EDT: Presentation & conversation begin

Dr. Thomas Oord to join New Wineskins Nov. 27

BONUS: Click here to download a FREE sampler of Dr. Oord’s work! This sampler includes partial chapters from five of Dr. Oord’s most popular titles.

We are delighted to announce that Dr. Thomas Jay Oord will be our special guest speaker Sunday, Nov 27, for a conversation about open and relational theology and its relationship to community formation!

Dr. Oord is an ordained Nazarene elder and an award-winning author with more than 25 books to his credit. He directs the doctoral program in open and relational theology at Northwind Theological Seminary and is also the director of the Center for Open and Relational Theology.

Please plan to join us Nov. 27 to meet Dr. Oord and ask your questions about theology and community!

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