What does hope look like in the context of liberationist communities? For one thing, it means examining our roles in combatting climate change and lifting up its effects on marginalized communities.
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Welcome to (r)Advent
This Advent season, we’ll engage with the traditional themes of Hope, Peace, Joy, and Love and explore how they come to life in a justice-oriented community in a post-Christian world
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.
Nov. 1 Gathering: An All Saints Day Virtual Litany of Hope
Join us this Sunday, Nov. 1, for an All Saints Day Litany of Hope in the New Wineskins Virtual Pub. Through visual liturgy and personal storytelling, we’ll talk about where we, as individuals and a community, experience hope despite being surrounded by hopelessness.
Feb. 26 Gathering: Focusing through Lent
Regardless of how we choose to observe Lent, it is primarily a season of focus. Whether we choose to abstain from a thing or a habit for this six weeks, or add a new dimension to our spiritual lives, or engage in some sort of weekly discipline, our goal is to focus on Jesus and the coming remembrance of his crucifixion and resurrection.
Jan. 29 Gathering: Living Through the Psalms
What is it about the Psalms that make them so universal to our spiritual experience? Why were they so important to the early Jews and the first Christians? And what do they still have to say to us–and for us–today?
Jan. 15 Gathering: Unity?
Is unity really even possible? Is there a way to break down the walls we’ve built between us?
Dec. 11 Gathering: Have Yourself A Subversive Little Christmas
How many of us will tell the real story of Christmas this year? Not the one with the pastoral imagery of white-washed Nativities, but the one about the unlikely delivery of a child to an unwed couple in a filthy stable in a backwater town in a two-bit corner of the Roman empire?
Nov. 13 Gathering: North Place Maternity House
This Sunday at New Wineskins, North Place’s Wendy Williams will join us to introduce us to the facility’s mission and vision and share how unconditional love is breaking through to transform the lives of new mothers and their children.
Oct. 16 Gathering: “The Dreams You Encourage Them to Have”
What might it look like for us to seek the best for our political opponents? How can we imagine prospering under leadership we so deeply disrespect?