Posts Tagged "church as conversation"

I had an epiphany a couple of weeks ago. Literally every single thing that we do as a church is conversational: Bible Study Sunday School Small Groups Books Groups Committee Meetings Potlucks In fact, this is the case with all churches … and then come the Sunday morning worship service. That seems really odd to me. Don’t get me wrong – I am happy that we now are 100% conversational. It makes so much sense to have...

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An Invitation To Converstion

Posted By on Nov 28, 2017

The sanctuary update is almost complete! The carpet is on it’s way and then the space will all set. This past Sunday we had a wonderful conversation about cultivating a heart of thanksgiving. It was a wonderful time to compare notes about ‘being a thanksgiving people’. These conversation are going to inform and direct our congregation in the future. Conversation is a different way of doing (and being the) church. We...

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Supplement or Complement

Posted By on Jul 17, 2017

This past Sunday we introduced an element of conversation to our gatherings. There are several things I love about this addition: While I appreciate so many things about liturgical (classic) worship, I worry that it has become a one-directional stage performance that encourages people to be passive spectators. When everything is pre-planned (and even scripted) it may lose its element of sincerity and deep engagement. Now, admittedly,...

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Join The Conversation

Posted By on Jul 11, 2017

Our theme this week: Is all change good?  If you want to think about some questions ahead of time: What is the biggest change that you have seen in society during your lifetime? What has changed the most for you in the past 20 years? What is one change that would you undo if you could? We hope that you will come and join us this Sunday at 10:30 am as we practice being a conversational community. ...

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