Join us this Sunday as we begin our community study of Bible Stories for Grown-Ups by Josh Scott!
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Deconstructing Holy Week
What if the sin and death Jesus overcomes is less about our own independent indiscretions than with our public and systemic tendencies to exploit, oppress, and marginalize those who dare stand against the status quo?
Feb. 26 Gathering: Tempted
This week we’ll kick off our Lenten collaboration with Justice & Jubilee by looking at how Jesus calls us to resist our systemic instincts to go along with the path of least resistance
Feb. 19 Gathering: Leaving the Mountaintop
How do we mark our own encounters with and experience of the divine not by dwelling in them, but by moving away from them?
Jan. 22. Gathering: What’s Your Story? A conversation with Drew Willard
This week at New Wineskins, our own Drew Willard will lead us through a conversation to help us all examine more deeply the stories behind the stories that bring us together as a community.
Jan. 8 Gathering: Deconstructing Liturgy
Whether we’ve left the institutional church altogether or we remain there for our own reasons, most of us feel a profound disconnect between much of how the modern church behaves and what we believe to be the way of Jesus.
Oct. 31 Gathering: Does God get what God wants? An All Saints Day liturgy for spiritual exiles
What if contradictions, doubt, and uncertainty have a purpose? What if the real key to knowing comes in the unknowing?
Aug. 23 Gathering: Prayers for Spiritual Exiles
This week at New Wineskins, we’ll talk about prayer—what it is, what it isn’t, and how we might reimagine the purpose and practice of prayer, both privately and corporately.
Wineskins Workshops resume March 30 via Zoom
Our discussion will center around how Jesus uses a traditional rabbinic teaching style to help his followers deconstruct their inherited faith systems.