John 6: 35, 41-44, 48-61 and 66-67 Questions for Reflection: What feelings do you have around the sacrament of Holy Communion? Is it special, rote, confusing? What? Talk about the frequency of receiving the sacrament and the knowledge of its “first Sunday” designation. What do you know about the meaning of communion in Christian/Methodist history/theology? […]

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The Bread of Life

“Be gentle when you touch Bread. Let it not lie, uncared for, unwanted. So often Bread is taken for granted. Beauty of patient toil, wind and rain have caressed it. Christ often blessed it. Be gentle when you touch Bread.” – Freda Elton Young Scripture Reading: John 6:35, 47-51 Questions to Ponder Have you had […]

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Isaiah 43: 16-21 Questions for Reflection:   Considering the Isaiah text, upon whom does God’s favor rest? The ‘elect’ or ‘chosen?’  Who/what determines the elect? Is this text as exclusive as it sounds?  Consider the root causes of our current immigration crisis. What would need to change and where in order to address these issues? Whose responsibility […]

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