Wednesday evenings in Lent: February 24; March 3, 10, 17, 24
Soup Supper (at home), Communion, and Conversation
“Becoming a Matthew 25 Congregation”
Wednesday evenings during Lent (online):
February 24; March 3, 10, 17, 24
7:00 Evening Prayer and the Lord’s Supper
7:15 Presentations from PC(USA) guests
7:45 Discussions and/or Q & A
How can a congregation live into Jesus’ vision
of feeding the hungry, welcoming the stranger,
clothing the vulnerable, caring for the sick, visiting the imprisoned?
Join Immanuel friends in exploring this question,
inspired by Jesus’ call in Matthew 25 to actively engage the world.
Enjoy your “soup supper” at home this year with favorite recipes from past Wednesday evening Lenten meals. Click HERE for a copy of the recipe booklet.
“Click-in” at 7:00 to gather for Evening Prayer and a brief celebration of the Lord’s Supper (Please have a candle, bread, and juice ready at home). Click HERE for a copy of the bulletin.
Special guests from the wider Presbyterian Church will join us to share their experiences with engaging the Matthew 25 vision. Click HERE to request the zoom link.
February 24 + Introducing the Matthew 25 initiative of the Presbyterian Church (USA)
The Rev. Dr. Diane Moffett, President and Executive Director of the Presbyterian Mission Agency, one of six agencies of the Presbyterian Church (USA), responsible for guiding the ministry and mission of our denomination across the nation and the world. Couldn't attend? Click HERE to access the recording.
And click HERE for the video that went along with the presentation.
March 3 + Matthew 25’s call to “eradicate systemic poverty”
The Rev. Dr. Liz Theoharis, Co-chair of the Poor People’s Campaign: A National Call for Moral Revival and Director of the Kairos Center for Religions, Rights, and Social Justice. Dr. Theoharis is the author of Always with Us? What Jesus Really Said about the Poor. She grew up at North Shore Presbyterian Church in Shorewood. Couldn't attend? Click HERE to access the recording.
March 10 + Matthew 25 at work in Washington, DC: an introduction to the PC(USA) Office of Public Witness
The Rev. Jimmie Ray Hawkins, Director of the Office of Public Witness of the PC(USA) in Washington, D.C., the denomination’s public policy and social witness advocacy office.
March 17 + Matthew 25: “I was sick and you took care of me”
The Rev. Dr. Barbara Horner-Ibler, Co-founder of the Bread of Healing Clinic, a provider of free, high quality, medical, dental, and behavioral health care in Milwaukee for approximately 2000 uninsured patients a year.
March 24 + Matthew 25’s call to congregational vitality
The Rev. Nicole Farley, Holy Cow! Consulting interpreter for Immanuel’s 2018-2019 congregational assessment and Presbytery of Milwaukee council member; a leader of the presbytery’s “Healing Through Action” Matthew 25 initiative.