Thu, Mar 02|
“Soup & Scripture" Lenten Bible Study
"Those Who Said 'Yes' to Christ's Call: The Saints and Sinners in our Spiritual Ancestry and in Us" By Rev. Elizabeth D. McLean & Rev. Dottie LaPenta Thursdays in March. Dinner 6:00-6:30 p.m. Program 6:30-7:30 p.m. Email firstname.lastname@example.org to sign up for in-person or Zoom option.
Time & Location
Mar 02, 2023, 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM
Fellowship Hall, 1651 Ardsley Pl, Crofton, MD 21114, USA
About the Event
"Those Who Said 'Yes' to Christ's Call:
The Saints and Sinners in our Spiritual Ancestry and in Us"
Sometimes modern Christians think that those who followed Jesus were chosen because they were exceptionally faithful or special. But they were just like us! They had great spiritual gifts and just as many growing edges. In this Lenten series, we will be learning more about what the New Testament and early tradition record about some of Jesus' first disciples and followers, and in the process, exploring the ways in which we behave like them today. Which of these spiritual ancestors do you take after the most: Peter, Nathaniel, Thomas, Mary Magdalene, Prisca, Lydia, or others? Come to feast, learn, and be strengthened in your discipleship.
Session One - INTRODUCTION TO DISCIPLESHIP IN THE BIBLE
DISCIPLES IN THE INNER CIRCLE:
Peter, James, John, Mary (mother of Jesus), Mary and Martha, Lazarus
Session Two - EVANGELISTS, ENCOURAGERS, AND EQUIPPERS:
Andrew, Barnabas, Matthias, Joanna, Susanna, Mary (wife of Cleopas), Joseph of Arimathea, Lydia
Session Three - SCHOLARS, MANAGERS, AND SPOKESPEOPLE:
Nathaniel, Thomas, Philip, Priscilla, Phoebe
Session Four - OUTCASTS AND OUTLIERS:
Matthew, Mary Magdalene, “Three-word” disciples: James the Lesser, Simon the Zealot, Judas (not Iscariot)
Session Five - MARTYRS FOR A CAUSE:
Judas Iscariot, Stephen, Paul