This Sunday marks the end of Aftertalk, with out last meeting for the summer. We will see you in the fall.
June 5, 2016
About 10 minutes after worship ends, we’ll gather together for Aftertalk. We hope you’ll join us! Bring your questions, stories, insights, doubts, musings, imaginings and whatever else you need. Join us for some fellowship, laughter and ample space for reflection and real questions to help us make the transition from worship to world.
Readings for this Sunday:
1 Kings 17:8-16 (17-24) • Ps. 146:1-10 • Galatians 1:11-24 • Luke 7:11-17
What is it in the widow at Zarephath that enables her to look past her own need to offer Elijah what might be her last meal? How does the generosity of our faith get rooted so deeply that it can elicit self-giving responses in the hardest of times?
The psychologist Angela Duckworth earned a MacArthur "genius" grant for her work on grit—that combination of passion and perseverance that enables us to continue toward a goal or stay true to our values. You can hear from her 2013 TED Talk below:
Themes - Suffering & Faith I Grit I Compassion & Empathy I New Life