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Adult Book Discussion
Adult Bible Discussion on the Gospel of Luke
Wednesday evenings 6:30PM - 7:30PM
July 17 - August 28
For the past several years First Presbyterian has held weekly adult Bible Reading and Discussions. This summer, starting July 17th, Rev. Styron will convene this summer's Bible Reading and Discussion.
No prework, homework or quizzes; each session stands on its own so come when you like. We'll read and discuss several chapters at each gathering and then give opportunity for stories and lively discussion. So just bring your wonderful self, a bible (or use one from church) and be prepared to do some sharing with one another.
~Sponsored by: the Christian Education Committee~
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Marcellus Book Study starting May 14th
IMMORTAL DIAMOND: THE SEARCH FOR OUR TRUE SELF
by Richard Rohr
A book discussion led by Dr. Ginny Smith
at Marcellus First Presbyterian Church – Fireside Room
Tuesdays, May 14, 28, June 18, July 2, 16, 30, August 6, 20, September 10
6:30 – 8:00 PM
Is the “you” that others see the real you or someone you’ve created yourself to be and not who God created you to be? In reading and discussing Fr. Richard Rohr’s book, Immortal Diamond: The Search for the True Self, you’ll have the opportunity to explore this question and mine for the True Self that has been there all along, hidden under the trappings of ego and the False Self.
Simply put, the True Self is the diamond buried deep within you, formed under the intense pressure of your life, that must be searched for, uncovered, and separated from the ego and False Self that surrounds it. In a sense the True Self must, like Jesus, be resurrected, not by resuscitation, but by a process of transformation.
Hopefully, you can join us on the journey. Let your friends know about it. They might be interested as well. It is highly recommended that you have a copy of the book so you can participate fully in the conversation.
In the words of Richard Rohr, “I promise you that the discovery of your True Self will feel like a thousand pounds of weight have fallen from your back. You will no longer have to build, protect, or promote any idealized self-image. Living in the True Self is quite simply a much happier existence.” And isn’t that how God wants us to live?
Please let Ginny know (firstname.lastname@example.org) if you plan on attending.
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