Post Tagged as ‘Connection’

Why Church? – by Dale Beerbohm

Our homework last Sunday @ Church was the question, “Why do I go to Church? I have different reasons: to hear the word, every Person @ Church has a perspective on the Bible that I didn’t think of, to Praise God, Fellowship & get help putting on My Armor when it gets to heavy for Me. – Why Church? – by Dale Beerbohm

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Why Church? – Anonymous Responses

WHY CHURCH? Anonymous Responses from March 16, 2014 Worship Service 1 Reorient personal perspectives Closer relationships with other members Gain scriptural knowledge in context of “community” Experience God’s presence   2 To keep one focused on God & blessings To give one hope To relate with people there To feel wanted and loved (acceptance) To broaden outlook on the world To bring our cares and needs and share them To help where we can at church and in our communities To enjoy being with others To remember what I think is my purpose for being here   3 Helps me […]

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“Blessings of Community” – by Evelyn Buschur

“I kind of just took notes…” – Evelyn – God’s Love weaves us together – Beatitudes – basic building blocks of community Historical context: Matthew – 1 of 5 major discourses of Jesus = 5 books Torah mtn = mtn calling out specific people to be blessed – opposite of Deut.  Wealth = God’s favor, pour = God’s disfavor purity of heart – change from conventional thought Focus on what’s important in life = Community of Christ Enduring Principles True compassion for and solidarity = poor and needy Ties back to beatitudes Continuing Revelation – perhaps and additional Beatitude – […]

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Why Church? – by Erik Nilsen

Being a member of the Tuality Community of Christ congregation is all about “connecting” for me.  I have opportunities in worship and service to connect with my higher self and to live out the principles of love and transformation and acceptance that I see modeled by the ministry of Christ.  I attend because of the connections that I make with people who are like me in their desire to walk the path of discipleship and yet who are very different from me along so many different and interesting dimensions.  I have church friends who are young and old, liberal and conservative, straight […]

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