Pathways to Discipleship

We need to talk about death and about MAKING FAITHFUL DECISION AT THE END OF LIFE.

The Bible said two seemingly contradictory things about death: death is the enemy to be resisted; death must be accepted as part of what it means to be mortal. This series will provide both a language of faith to speak about death and dying and a practical guide to navigating end-of-life decisions with family or friends.

Targeted to Youth Families All

 

OCTOBER 31

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Making Faithful Decisions at the End of Life - Our Understanding of Death

Class led by Dr. Nancy Duff [bio]

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Life is Eternal (5:22) - Carly Simon 

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NOVEMBER 7

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Lament: Reclaiming Practices in Pulpit, Pew, and Public Square -essays by scholars at Princeton Theological Seminary 

A Long Letting Go: Meditations on Losing Someone You Love - book by Marilyn Chandler McEntyre

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Making Faithful Decisions at the End of Life - Grief and Lamentation

Class led by Dr. Nancy Duff [bio]

Finding Meaning:  The Sixth Stage of Grief - David Kessler

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Psalms of lament express grief, anger and resentment. If you are not experiencing any of these emotions, pray them for a friend.

  • Psalm 44

  • Psalm 60

  • Psalm 74

  • Psalm 79

  • Psalm 80

  • Psalm 85

  • Psalm 86

  • Psalm 90

 

NOVEMBER 14

 

NOVEMBER 21

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Honoring the wishes of those with serious illness and frailty

Toolkit for Healthcare Advance Planning, American Bar Association. These 8 “Tools” can help you navigate planning for the end of life

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Hospice and Palliative Care - Rev. Jonathan Allen, Chaplain 

 

How Hope Grows - video (2:16)

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