Sunday | 18h30
"Amazing Grace: Discovering God’s Gifts in our Lives”
This year’s Lenten Mission takes place at Holy Family Church over three Sundays – March 12th, 19th and 26th - beginning at 6:30 p.m. with prayer, and concluding with a time of fellowship. Join us as we look at grace through these three lens:
- “A Word about Grace: What the Bible tells us about God’s Graciousness". On March 12th Dr. Andrew Wilson and Dr. Fiona Black will consider: What does the Bible have to say about grace? Is there a difference between the Old and New Testament understandings of grace? What are the ways that grace moves from “text" to “life"?
- “God’s generous gift offered again and again and again and …” On March 19th Claudette Derdaele will explore: What is this gift given at moments of sacraments? How does this gift “keep on giving?” How do we “keep on receiving?”
- "Set the Table, Grace is Coming!" On March 26th Craig Murphy will answer: Who invited Grace anyway? In the busyness of our lives, how on earth do we take the time to sit down for a meal with such a gifted guest? How does your table look, and are we open to the banquet that is set before us if we have eyes to see? Let's explore together what living a grace-filled and graceful life might be for us.
Andrew and Fiona are associate professors of religious studies at Mount Allison University; Claudette is Director of the Adult Lay Formation Program with the diocese of Saint John; and Craig is Regional Director of Chaplaincy, Atlantic for Bridges of Canada.Coming out of an extraordinary jubilee of Mercy, it is time for us to consider Grace …