Synchronous Online Book Study:
The Disabled God: Toward A Liberation Theology of Disability
Author: Nancy Eisland
Facilitator: Sara Martin
Begins July 10th online @ 6:00 p.m. via ZOOM
Chapter 1: Monday, July 10th “Coming to Terms”
Chapter 2: Monday, July 17th “Body of Knowledge”
Chapter 3: Monday, July 24th “The Body Politics”
Chapter 4: Monday, July 31st “Carnal Sins”
Chapter 5: Monday, August 7th “The Disabled God”
Chapter 6: Monday, August 14th “Sacramental Bodies”
On-Demand Teaching Series:
Communication, Suffering, and the Shroud of Criticism: Toward a Better Life Together in the Church
Facilitator: Adam Shahan
Small group discipleship from your home or office for those who worship online, live across long distances, work weekends, or who have compromised immune systems or comorbidities
Facilitators: To Be Announced Soon!
I. Wesley Church App: Your source for upcoming events, information, communication, and opportunities to learn and serve on the App Store and Google Play.
II. The Bible On-Demand: Pastors Adam and Aly Shahan will take you through a survey of the Holy Bible, using, DISCIPLE Bible Study, the New Interpreter’s Bible Commentary, and Feasting on the Word
III: Synchronous Study: My Body Is Not a Prayer Request by Amy Kenny. Sara Martin will lead this online book study
Current Series: METHODIST MINUTES
In these 1-3 minute videos, Online Engagement and Digital Discipleship Pastor Sara Martin will introduce us to core concepts, beliefs, and practices of the People Called Methodist. Watch, learn, take notes, and respond with your comments and questions!
EPISODE ONE: Wesley’s rules for living together in Christian community
EPISODE TWO: Methodism teaches that God saves us and offers grace
EPISODE THREE: Methodists believe that we become born again and that God makes all things new
EPISODE FOUR: John Wesley taught the means of grace, and that salvation involves individuals, communities, and the whole world
OUR MISSION, VISION, & PURPOSE
MISSION: We make disciples of Jesus Christ for the transformation of the world
VISION: We are an inclusive community living out Christ’s love for all people, for the renewal of all things
PURPOSE: We SERVE God and others, GROW in our faith, and SHARE the love of Jesus. Serve. Grow. Share.
We are a place of safety and spiritual sanctuary for all people. We welcome into full participation in the life of this church people of every race, ethnicity, age, ability, physical or mental condition, socioeconomic status, political affiliation, identity, orientation, and family situation. We invite all people into the way of Jesus Christ, to grow together in Christian maturity, and go forth into the world to serve. We make mistakes along the way, but we learn and grow with the leadership of Christ and the movement of the Holy Spirit.
“Whatever you did to the least of these who are my children, you did it to me”