DIGITAL FORMATION

 

Here are Spiritual Formation opportunities for the week of July 13-19. You can access previous videos and more in our Digital Formation Library.

 

 

 

HIGHLIGHTS OF THE WEEK

 

30-Day Journey: We are called to build a world grounded in the Christian values of love, acceptance, inclusion, and equity for all people. The Racial Equity Task Force invites you to humbly and prayerfully join in a 30-day journey to understand and address issues of power, privilege, and systemic racism. More than 50 people have made the commitment! 

> SIGN UP NOW.  > Week one guide.

 

Summer devotional, week four, with reflection by Matt Logan and art from Alex Galloway.

FPC face masks: Pastoral Care invites you to love our neighbors by wearing an FPC face mask!  Choose navy with kelly green logo or kelly green with navy logo. $10 for one, $7.50 each for more than one.  Order here.

School supplies drive: Our weekly Food Drive-by will also collect school supplies for the Teacher Supply Warehouse. See details below, under Wednesday.

Summer campaign for hunger ministries: Check out this video on our Food Drive-by ministry, featuring members Hoke Huss, Michael Hunt, and Kim Turner. Please make a gift to support this project, Hot Dish & Hope, and the Giving Back Garden.

 

 

 

FOR ADULTS

Monday

Personal piety or social justice? Rev. Danny Massie on the North Elm Notes blog.

Lectio Divina: Rev. David Partington leads a small group in this practice of immersing yourself in scripture. The group meets on Zoom at 11 am. Contact David for link and more information. Read more about the practice.

Tuesday

Explore Corinthians, Galatians & Ephesians on Zoom Tuesdays at 5:30 pm through August 11. Contact leaders Walt Howell or Doug Key for the Zoom link. Get your book here.

Evening Prayer with Youth. 6 pm, led by Winston Cimino.

Wednesday

Food Drive-by: 391 pounds donated last week, for a summer total of 3,061 pounds! Add yours on Wednesdays from 10 am to 6 pm in front of Redhead Hall. Especially needed: peanut butter, canned meats, canned fruits, & canned vegetables. The drive has been extended through all of August! If you can volunteer to staff the tent to greet and thank our donors, please sign up for a 2-hour shift here. 

School supplies drive: Donate new supplies or gently used items that teachers might use creatively! Wednesdays at the Food Drive-by in front of Redhead Hall. Donations will be taken to the Teacher Supply Warehouse operated by the Guilford Education Alliance. Suggestions here.

Pray in Place: Join our community prayer at noon. If you like, use our Prayers of the People from Sunday worship.

Vespers led by Donna Chase, Director of Christian Formation: “Come and see for yourself! from John 1:39. 6 pm on Facebook Live.  Video posted Thursdays.

Thursday

Vespers video.

Evening Prayer with Youth. 6 pm, led by Clara Pope.

Friday

Rev. Dolly Jacobs leads a discussion of Jen Hatmaker’s latest, Fierce, Free and Full of Fire: The Guide to Being Glorious You: “In a society that pushes conformity, it can be hard-seemingly crazy, even- to walk out every gift, quirk, and emotion you have, to live out loud.So much of the time, we feel stuck in people-pleasing or fear, sometimes hiding or even pretending, then end up sidelined in our own lives. How can we be brave? How do we stop performing and start living?” 9-10:15 am on Zoom. Email Dolly at djacobs@fpcgreensboro.org for  link.Continues Fridays in July.

Sunday

The Way of The Wise: Proverbs as a Guide to a Good Life: What better time to think about how we live? Professor Sandie Gravett leads this summer series. The class begins with a hymn reflection by Lane Ridenhour.

Livestream worship at 10:30 am. Rev. Danny Massie continues the sermon series, “What Christ Expects of His Church: The Letters to the Seven Churches of Asia.” This Sunday, “The Letter to the Church at Sardis,” Revelations 3:1-6. 

 

Next week:

The Men’s Reading Group will discuss The River to Pickle Beach by Doris Betts, Thursday, July 23, at 5:30 pm on Zoom. Contact Neil Dunnavant, ndunnavant@fpcgreensboro.org, for link and info.

One City/One Film: FPC is joining this community conversation sponsored by the Greensboro Chamber and the Greensboro Public Library. Watch the movie (or read the book) The Hate U Give. Discussions will be held on Zoom Tuesday-Thursday, July 21, 22, 23. More info.

 

 

FOR YOUTH

Tuesday

Evening Prayer with Youth. 6 pm, led by Winston Cimino.

Thursday 

Evening Prayer with Youth. 6 pm, led by Clara Pope.

 

FOR CHILDREN

Video VBS begins Monday, July 20! Check out Mrs. Lisa’s preview video.

Wednesday

Summer Storytime: Let’s Read about Race Together. This week, The Story of Ruby Bridges by Robert Coles. Recommended for parents: Why Are All the Black Kids Sitting Together in the Cafeteria? by Dr. Beverly Tatum.

School supplies drive: Donate new supplies or gently used items that teachers might use creatively! Wednesdays at the Food Drive-by in front of Redhead Hall. Donations will be taken to the Teacher Supply Warehouse operated by the Guilford Education Alliance. Suggestions here.

Sunday

Children’s bulletin for ages 3-6 and 7-12 will be posted.

More for children in our Digital Formation Library.