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Embracing Needs

As we continue in the season of Lent, Liz Schepel invites us to explore and embrace our needs that we sometimes push aside [Psalm 63]. Reflection What emotion has been dominant in your life?  What personal need might be at the root of those feelings? What do you tend to put ahead of your own needs? In what ways can […]

Last Shall Be First

As we continue in the season of Lent, Melanie Jones reflects on the relationship between our faith and suffering and how Jesus is in it with us [Mark 10: 28-31]. Reflection How am I being invited to access salvation? What does it look like to follow Jesus in a meaningful way now? Resources MWG: Discussion Guide

Lenten Maturation

As we continue in the season of Lent, Gideon Tsang reflects on what maturation looks like for us personally and collectively [Exodus 3:1-15]. Reflection How can you sit with a part of you that might be flaring up, ready to mature? What can you do to listen to the parts of you that need healing this week? Resources Podcast: Experts […]

Hens and Chicks

As we continue in the season of Lent, Jason Minnix explores the role of permission in our journey and reflects on the ways we may have been stuck in our faith [Luke 13:31-35]. Reflection Who have I given permission to love me? Where does my trust need healing today? How am I being invited in a gathering love? Resources Video: […]

Jesus’ Vulnerability

As we enter Lent, Matt Inman explores the temptations of Jesus and what that means for how we engage our own temptations and vulnerability this season [Luke 4:1-13]. Reflection What role does shame play in your current temptation? Where might your vulnerability in life right now lead you to acts of courage and love? Resources Podcast: Inefficiency Video: SNL – […]

Our Struggle for Hope

As we near the beginning of Lent, Gideon Tsang invites us to consider what we hope for in our maturity and transformation [2 Cor 3:12-18]. Reflection What are your hopes for Lent? Who allows you to be fully who you are when you are with them and what does that feel like? Resources Book: A Hidden Wholeness (Parker Palmer) Video: […]

Ash Wednesday [March 6]

Ash Wednesday marks the beginning of Lent. We will be holding a liturgy service at Vesper on Wednesday, March 6th to begin this season of reflection on the sacrifice that Christ experienced and embraced for us. When: Wednesday, March 6, 2019 @ 7pmWhere: Vesper Details on Facebook [Photo by @ Flickr]