September 24, 2023 – Reconnecting the Grace-full Body: Tell It on the Mountain
When Paul uses the metaphor “the Body of Christ” to mean the Church, he talks about eyes and hands and feet. These have fairly obvious functions, but not every part of the body (or the Body) does. What does it mean to do ministry as a treasurer, or an administrator, or a custodian? How can you serve with the gifts God has given you even if they aren’t as well-mentioned as those of an eye or a foot, a preacher or a teacher? In this series, we’ll unpack not only what is already happening in ministry here but also how many different opportunities God calls us to consider with the entirety of the Body working together in faith.
Communication sounds like something that we all know about, and yet so often one of the most complained-about things in churches is communication. At the heart of our faith is the need to tell a story, good news, so how do we learn to do that well? Think about your favorite stories—the biggest fish, the best beach vacation, the book you can’t forget—and how you communicate that this is something wonderful. How are you heard by those around you?