Teenage/Not the Baby Jesus
Here's a summary of Lee's message from our Thursday dinner and worship this week. It was a good one. We enjoyed a baked potato bar and brownies! Last week, we got into a very awkward passage of scripture about the conception of Jesus in the Gospel of Luke. This week Luke provides a narrative of Jesus as a little 12 year old boy. The story that Luke tells us is supposed to be a little humorous and a little scary all at the same time... Jesus gets left by his parents, but he do
UKirk Hurricane Helps
Hey there! Don't forget we're helping those affected by the recent hurricanes by taking up a collection of items for Presbyterian Disaster Assistance (in addition to the offering we sent a couple weeks ago)... here's a list of items we're collecting. Please stick to the list since the folks at PDA are experts and know what's needed. We will pack these items up together on September 28th, during dinner and worship, and send them with our pals from First Presbyterian Church of
...second UKirk (we)blog!
We are really humming along with this weblog. Do you still not know what a weblog is? See previous post for explanation. Anyway... this week at coffees we talked about how people react to public tragedies (things like: natural disasters, acts of terrorism, and tragedies that are experienced by larger groups of people). The UKirk app was in the last few chapters of the Gospel of Mark, talking about Jesus' death, and we looked at that as a public tragedy and thought about how t
new UKirk (we)blog!
Starting this fall UKirk is going to web-log... did you know blog is short for web-log? It's okay, Lindsey didn't either, until she was in her late 20s and saw it in a book and was like, "OHHHH, that makes so much sense." We think a weblog makes a lot of sense for UKirk, too. We won't be creating new content here, we'll simply be logging what we've been up to on the website. So, if you missed a weekly coffee conversation that was cool or a worship or service project you wante