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The Great Emergence: Session 1

We’re starting a series talking about the changes in our world that we recognize, suspect and might not see.  Wether they’re good or bad, is somewhat besides the point. What … Continue reading

June 29, 2016 · Leave a comment

Presbyteri-What? Class 6: Putting it all together

  PUTTING IT ALL TOGETHER. Why are you Presbyterian? What does it mean that we, as a church community, are? Before we answer that question, let’s refresh our memory on … Continue reading

May 18, 2016 · Leave a comment

Presbyteri-What? Class 5 “Discipline: doing it decently and in order”

DISCIPLINE. It’s the theological word we use to describe the community wide responsibility of the church for sharing faithful Christian life. It’s not just an extraordinary action when someone steals … Continue reading

May 5, 2016 · 1 Comment

Presbyter-What? Session 4

Class 4 :: May 1, 2016 :: “Worship”     WORSHIP.  It’s what we call our work together on Sunday morning.  And it’s also what we can call every moment of … Continue reading

April 28, 2016 · 1 Comment

Presbyteri-What? Session 3

  POLITY is the system of rules, based upon collective beliefs and shared values that govern an association or group of people.   The way that we organize ourselves as … Continue reading

April 18, 2016 · 1 Comment

Presbyteri-What? Class 2 resources

THEOLOGY – means the study of (-ology in Greek) God (theos in Greek).  It’s how we think and talk about God – based upon scripture, life experience, Christian tradition and … Continue reading

April 10, 2016 · 2 Comments

Presbyteri-What? Class 1 Resources

April 10, 2016 – 9:30-10:15 am @ CAPC Oakland SESSION 1:  The Reformation: our rebirthing of church as re-formed disciples from a protest movement:   Our church tradition – Presbyterian (USA) – comes … Continue reading

April 5, 2016 · 1 Comment

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