Does the Epiphany story hold any meaning for us today? Are there imperialist leaders, systems, and structures that need to hear anew the challenge of a movement of the people of Jesus to topple the powers and principalities of greed, oppression, and marginalization?
This Christmas Eve, we invite you to join us in a special visual liturgy and community love feast in the progressive Wesleyan tradition as we gather virtually to reflect on the incarnation and the holy revelation of the divine within the material.
This week at New Wineskins, we’ll take a fresh look at the story of the Emmaus Road from Luke 24:13-35 and see how it might reframe our cultural narrative in this time of tension and divisiveness.
This week at New Wineskins we will talk about disability narratives in the Bible, ableism, and the church with our friend, Rev. Chris Wylie.
This week at New Wineskins, we’ll welcome our friend Rev. Brad Davis, a United Methodist pastor serving a congregation deep in the coalfields of West Virginia, for a conversation about coalfield justice and a movement he is birthing called “The Holler Gospel.”
This Sunday at New Wineskins we’ll engage with Thomas Merton and Howard Thurmond to discuss what we mean when we say God is Love.
We continue our Wineskins Workshops deep dive into the Sermon on the Mount this week with a look into Matthew 6:19-34 and what Jesus has to say about the things to which we assign value…especially systems and structures that tend to devalue the inherent dignity of the many for the benefit of the few.
Join us this Friday, April 10, at 6:00pm for our first-ever New Wineskins Good Friday observance, “A Death to Awaken: A Virtual Good Friday Liturgy for Spiritual Exiles.”
Their salt had lost its flavor. Their light was being hidden. But in order to regain their vocation, they needed first to reorient their identity.
We often talk about Advent as a season of waiting for the light.But what if, while we were waiting, we learned to welcome the darkness?