Pathways to Discipleship

This Summer (June 20 - August 8)) we explore the "I am" statements of Jesus.  How do you better know character and nature of God through these phrases that Jesus uses to describe himself?

Targeted to Youth Families All

MAY 30 - NO CLASS

JUNE 6 - CAPITAL CAMPAIGN TOWN HALL - Zoom Link

JUNE 13 - TBD

 

JUNE 20 - I am the Bread of Life (John 6:35-51)

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An Overview of Luke - The Bible Project podcast

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Art: Study "The Healing of the Man Born Blind" - Do you find it hard understand and accept biblical miracles? Think of modern day healings?  Are they miracles? 

JUNE 27 - I am the Light of the World (John 8:1-12)

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Luke 6:12-8 - Robert Galloway (recording of class)

Luke 3-9 (Baptism of Jesus) The Bible Project Video

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Art: Study this painting "Encounter" by by Daniel Cariola. The woman in Luke 8:38-48 touched Jesus' hem to be healed. How do you encounter Jesus today?

(This painting, visited by FPC travelers is in Altum in Duc worship space in Magdala Galilee)

 

JULY 4 - I am the Door (John 10:1-10)

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Luke 9-11 - Rich Neidinger (recording of class)

Powerpoint from class

Luke 10-24 The Bible Project Viedo

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Art:  In this painting by Raphael, the Transfiguration is depicted in 3 distinct levels: Top: angles and transfigured Christ, Bottom: confusion, disease; Middle; stunned disciples. As a Christians, how can you help bridge the distance between our eternal, transcendent God and the everyday, mundane matters of life on earth?

 

JULY 11 - I am the Good Shepherd (John 10:11-18)

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Art:  In T. Bertram Poole's Parable of the Rich Fool​ (Luke 12:13-21) what stands out to you? Do you see leisure or urgency?  Where is there excess, and where is there need?

 

JULY 18 - I am the Resurrrection and the Life (John 11:17-27)

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Art:  Emmanuel Nsama's depiction of Jesus' Triumphal Entry is on the chapel walls of Njase Girls Secondary School in Zambia.  Read more about it here. The faces in the crowd reflect many emotions.  What emotions do you carry into Holy Week?

 
 

JULY 25 - I am the Way, the Truth, and the Life (John 14:1-7)

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This Joyful Eastertide - Harvard University Choir

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Art: In "He is Risen" by He Qi, Mary Magdalene stands between death (the tomb) and a resurrected Christ. She appears lifted up by her encounter. Can you live each day with your face turned toward Christ knowing that you too are both wounded and resurrected?

 

AUGUST 1 - I am the Vine (John 15:1-5)

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This Joyful Eastertide - Harvard University Choir

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Art: In "He is Risen" by He Qi, Mary Magdalene stands between death (the tomb) and a resurrected Christ. She appears lifted up by her encounter. Can you live each day with your face turned toward Christ knowing that you too are both wounded and resurrected?