Pathways to Discipleship

This Summer (August 8 - September 5) focuses on Hope.  Through various Old and New Testament passages, we will learn that we do not have to generate our own sources of hope.  Hope is a gift from the one who claims and created us.

Weekly *emails will allow you to take Formation on the Go.  Each will provide scripture, a video lesson, questions to guide your exploration of the text, and periodic reflections on the passage from our youth.  

The resources below will give you additional pathways to explore these words of Jesus.

*You'll receive emails if you received them in Lent.  Not signed up for devotional emails? Use this link to update your preferences.

Targeted to Youth Families All

 

AUGUST 8 - Hebrews 11- 12:2

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Intro to Hebrews 11 - Robert Galloway

Hope the hebrew word Yakhal - The Bible Project (4:34)

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Here Comes the Sun - The Beatles (3:11)

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Hebrews 11:1 states, "Now faith is the assurance of things hoped for, the conviction of things not seen." Take 5 minutes to sit quietly.  Close your eyes and allow yourself to sense what you can not see. Can you trust the feelings that emerges? 

AUGUST 15 - Psalm 130

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Psalm 130

FORMATION ON THE GO LESSON - AUGUST 15

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Intro to Psalm 130 - Robert Galloway

The God of Hope - Fred Craddock (24:41)

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Out of the Depths  (5:40)- John Rutter

 

AUGUST 22 - Romans 5:1-5

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Romans 5:1-5

FORMATION ON THE GO LESSON - AUGUST 22

Mystical Hope - Cynthia Bourgeault

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Intro to Romans 5:1-5) - Robert Galloway

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Bible Study on Hope - The Bible Project (4:14)

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Consider these "hope re-frames":  Hope: A Way of Thinking

 

AUGUST 29 - Jeremiah 29:1, 4-14

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Jeremiah 29:1, 4-14​

FORMATION ON THE GO LESSON - AUGUST 29

How Long is A Moment?” - Walter Brueggemann

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Intro to Jeremiah 29:11, 4-14 - Robert Galloway

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Share hope with others: 

- Sponsor 2 students for $2 per day, August 11 – September 12 -  For $2 per day.  Funds will provide uniforms, shoes, and backpacks for students at Westerly Hills and uniforms, books, food, and shoes for students in Haiti. | Contribute

- Tutor a child to help students achieve gains in math and literacy - Augustine Literacy ProjectHeart Math Tutoring, and HELPS Fluency Tutoring.  

- PW Apple Tree for Westerly Hills Academy, August 22-September 16 – Support the staff of Westerly Hills Academy with supply bags:  Pick an apple from the tree in the Historic al Lobby, purchase the item(s), drop them back off in the bin; or purchase a gift card and place it in the bin, mail a check or gift card noted 'WHA Apple Tree donation', donate online, or text “givetofpc AppleTree” to 73256. | Give online
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SEPTEMBER 5 - Isaiah 43:1-7

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Intro to Is. 43:1-7 - Natalie Raygor

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How Firm a Foundation (3:57)- Wendell Kimbrough

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Allow God to gather you by reconnecting:  

  • Worship at 11:00am

  • Sunday School at 10am (beginning Sept .19)

  • Parenting From Faith Class, Tuesdays beginning September 7, 8 p.m. via Zoom -  with Delilah Jane delving into what it means to Parent from faith. Sign Up Questions

  • Working with neighbors outside our church

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