An orientation for a church (about 40 people) to the daily missions of the members. [6 hours]
From Isaiah: seeking justice. Psalm 50: proper worship is not the problem. Hebrews: follow the path God lays before us, even if we never live to see the promises fulfilled. Luke: God has the future well in hand; we are responsible for the present.
From Isaiah: “. . . seek justice, rescue the oppressed, defend the orphan, and plead for the widow.”
Helping members to see that God’s mission has a church rather than the church has a mission; and to discover their part in God’s mission in each area of their daily life.
How St. Matthew’s / San Mateo, Auburn includes participating in the First Nations “four directions prayers.”
I had the good fortune to do some intensive work on the ministry of Christians in daily life with Professor Louis Weil, an authority on Christian formation.
The good news that God helps couples to keep their marriage vows!