Wednesdays at 10 am: Priorities
Beginning January 8, 2020
The Wednesday morning Bible study group will resume in 2020 with our winter study, Exploring Justice: Priorities, the first volume of a new series from the Massachusetts Bible Society.
From Massachusetts Bible Society:
No other gods. No graven images. Don’t take God’s name in vain. Those are the commandments that focus this first volume of our new series: Exploring Justice: The Ten Commandments. Do you think idols are merely statues from a false religion? Think again.
In this first volume, you’ll think about the primary values of your faith and learn the history behind some of today’s difficult issues: When did the Pledge of Allegiance change and why? How did Charles “Lucky Lindy” Lindbergh taint the original “America First” movement? Who was the first monarch in history to grant the full freedom of religion and which Christian minister made it happen?
Then, with exercises that encourage dialogue rather than division, the group sessions will help you think about whether we’re really putting God’s values first when engaging issues from the NFL protests and Confederate monuments to the Pledge of Allegiance, the First and Second Amendments, separation of church and state, White nationalism, flags in churches, and more.
As with previous Mass Bible studies, you have the option to participate as a casual student or to go the extra mile with additional readings and written assignments, good for a Certificate of Completion or a Continuing Education Unit from the Massachusetts Bible Society!
Books are available to purchase from Amazon for $14 each. Large-print and Kindle editions are coming soon!
If you do not wish to order your book directly, please contact Pastor Shannon (firstname.lastname@example.org) to order and pay for your book. All orders due to Pastor Shannon by Sunday, December 22.