Event Series: Book Study: Beyond Resistance – Wednesdays
Book Study: Beyond Resistance – Wednesdays
April 19 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 amFree
“If we can accept that some churches are going to die; if we can trust the capacity of our faith to sustain us through the grief and the pain that will come every time one does; and if we can shift our strategic approach to these deaths from reactive to proactive (meaning we have to be honest in our assessments with church leaders about their future); then we can have a very different kind of conversation.” p. 27
“There is much more to see in front of us than a dying church. There is more to perceive than the diminishment of resources. There is more to experience than grief. It is time not just to hope against hope, but to discover what there is beyond the horizon of our grief that grounds us in hope.” p. 61
You might enjoy wrestling with this book together as we walk through the Lenten wilderness and claim ourselves to be an Easter people. What does that mean, what does that look like in the context of Church in today’s postmodern world?
Led by Susan Orr, transitional leader and stated clerk.
To join in this six-week study via Zoom, register at one of these links:
- Weds Apr 12 – May 17 from 9-10 a.m.
- Tues Apr 18 – May 23 from 6:30-7:30 p.m.
Purchase the book and read Chapter One: Death with Dignity for the first session.Please contact Susan Orr at [email protected] if financial assistance for securing the book would be helpful.