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October Theology on Tap - "Déjà vu all over again (only faster): from Gutenberg to Google – the challenge of being a flesh and blood church in a digital world" 10.27.2015

God. Conversation. Beer. Facilitated by Pr. Peter and Intern Pr. Allison Tuesday, October 27, 2015. 7:00-8:45pm. Click here to register and to learn about the preparatory homework.  October Topic: Déjà vu all over again (only faster): from Gutenberg to Google – the challenges of being a flesh and blood church in a digital world. Guest Speaker: Dr. Laura K. Simmons, Ph.D.Professor of Christian MinistriesGeorge Fox Evangelical Seminary Synopsis:Mill Creek PubFive-hundred years ago the Church and the world experienced a paradigm shift fueled by the advent of the moveable type printing press. Today, the world is changing at breakneck speed as digital technologies continually evolve and dominate our lives. How might Christians faithfully align and assess all the messages and their messengers in light of their connection to Jesus and how might we convey the Gospel … digitally? LocationMessiah's October TOT will meet once this month on Tuesday, October 27, from 7:00-8:45pm at MacTarnahan's Taproom at Portland Brewing Company. An...

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A Year of Living Luke: New Wednesday Adult Bible Study

painting by Michel Martin Drolling, "The Return of the Prodigal Son," 1806. Pr. Peter and Intern Pr. Allison invite you to the first of three six-week studies focusing on the Gospel of Luke. We’ll study and explore God’s voice in Luke, as well as God’s story in our daily lives through a unique practice that Allison brings from her previous congregational ministry. The second and third segments will happen in the winter and spring.The classes will happen twice on Wednesdays starting October 14 at 10:00-11:30am and 6:00-7:00pm. The classes are meeting in the Hazel Dell campus fellowship hall. Intern Pr. Allison and Pr. PeterThe course is being co-written by Peter and Allison. Below is the outline for the first six weeks:An introduction to LukeWeek 1 (10.14.2015) - How do you start a good story? An overview of how Luke begins and how we read him. Weeks 2-5 will examine Messiah’s mission...

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