walking on water

We've spent the last two weeks discussing the story of Peter walking on water in Matthew 14. Since this is a familiar story of unraveling for many of us (that often doesn't show Peter in the best light), we were excited to start with an image from the "Unraveled" Sanctified Art series, called "Step into the Swell." Looking at the painting while listening to the scripture literally gave us new eyes to see more than this story's usual summary: Jesus invites Peter to walk on water, Peter sinks, because he doubts. Looking at the painting, we noted that often when things fall apart, when we're anxious or afraid of what is to come, or a storm is approaching, like it is here, we can't see beyond wh

Weeee're baaaack!

Classes are happening, UKirk coffees are happening, and now we're back with our Thursday dinners! We're excited to be dining together again with different churches sharing a meal with us each week. We're also looking forward to diving into some new scriptures, prayers, and images provided by the pastors and artists at Sanctified Art. As a part of our worship this year, we're looking specifically at places in the Bible where plans fall apart. This week we looked at Psalm 42 and 43. The writer of this psalm is deeply troubled, as she says, her soul is "disturbed." Seeing this type of pain acknowledged in holy scripture should help us to validate our own pain and to grieve when our plans fall a

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