This week at New Wineskins we’ll look at exactly what we mean when we say we’ve either encountered or are expecting to encounter the Christ
Tag Archives: Faith
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.
Is our celebration of the birth of Jesus of Nazareth just a religious observation? Or is it the beginning of a story about overturning the powers and principalities of empire?
Dec. 18 Gathering: Love
This week at New Wineskins we’ll celebrate the fourth Sunday of Advent:Reimagined by exploring the theme of Love, and how the way we love creates stories of divine encounter that change people’s lives.
Dec. 11 Gathering: Liberate
What does liberation mean to you?
Dec. 4 Gathering: RENEW
Can we have peace without first having renewal? And can renewal come without repentance?
Nov. 27 Gathering: Guest speaker Dr. Thomas Jay Oord
Join us this Sunday as we welcome Dr. Tom Oord to talk about open and relational theology in the context of community formation to kick off our Advent:Reimagined season!
Rather than looking forward simply to the baby in the manger, we want to think about how we ourselves embody the cosmic Christ that breaks into humanity with the birth of Jesus of Nazareth.
Nov. 20 Gathering: Reign of Christ Sunday for Spiritual Exiles
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?
Nov. 13 Gathering: God is Love (period).
What exactly does the writer of 1 John mean by the audacious claim that “God is love?” And what do we mean when we repeat it today?