March 19, 2019

 

SUNDAY WORSHIP
9:30 a.m. Worship 2.0
PreK - 5th Grade Sunday School
 
11:00 a.m.  Classic Worship
6th - 12th grade Sunday School
  
2211 Inverness Drive

Lawrence, KS 66047

785-843-3014

 

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We have a new sign in our yard and a new logo.  The cross in the midst of the rolling hills and green pastures reminds us of our Good Shepherd, Jesus, who is in the midst of our lives.

 Lenten Midweek Schedule

            Please join us on Wednesdays, March 13-April 10

6:00 pm—Soup supper, Fellowship Hall

7:00 pm—Lenten Mid-week Worship, Sanctuary

 

 

                  Adult Education Opportunity   The Story of the Bible

Mike Johnson will lead this course using The Great Courses resource titled: The Story of the Bible. This class will meet weekly and each week will include a DVD presentation by Professor Luke Timothy Johnson as well as a group discussion. If you have ever wondered about the history of how the Bible came to be; when it was written, by whom, what role translation plays, etc., then this class is for you.

We will meet in the Fellowship Hall Sunday afternoons beginning on February 24 and continue each Sunday through May 19. Class will be held from 5:00 – 6:00 pm.

 

 Beta Sigma Psi Fifth Annual Pie Sale

           What’s better than a piece of Pie? A piece of pie that helps cure cancer!

Beta Sigma Psi Lutheran Fraternity members will sell delicious pies to raise money for the American Cancer Society at their fifth annual GSLC pie sale. The Gardner Family Pie Company is baking Peach Praline, Country Cinnamon Apple, Blackberry, and Traditional Tart Cherry flavored pies for sale. All pies will be available for pre-order beginning March 3 through April 7 when pies will be delivered to GSLC.  Pies sell for $10 and 100% of the proceeds will be donated to Relay for Life at KU sponsored by the American Cancer Society.

 

 

Theologian in Residence

2019 Visiting Scholar  March 24-26

 

“Religion in the Age of Trump”—Dr. James K. Wellman, Jr. Professor of American Religion, Culture and Politics, Jackson School of International Studies, University of Washington, will offer a variety of presentations in Lawrence during the week of March 24-26, 2019 on the theme “Religion in the Age of Trump.” Wellman’s publications include an award-winning book, The Gold Coast Church and the Ghetto: Christ and Culture in Mainline Protestantism (1999); Religion and Human Security: A Global Perspective (Oxford, 2012); and High on God: How the Megachurch Conquered America, (Oxford, 2019).

Sunday, March 24

Preaching at First Presbyterian Church, 8:30/11:00—2415 Clinton Parkway

Evening program, “Trends in American Religion”

First United Methodist Church, 946 Vermont Street

Time 6:30 (may need to begin at 4:00 pm due to NCAA Basketball Tournament).

            Monday, March 25

Mid-morning Informal conversation: Conversations around Megachurches

Trinity Episcopal Church, 1011 Vermont Street. —Time: 10 a.m.

Afternoon program: “Religion, Nationalism and Violence”.

Haskell Indian Nations University, 155 Indian Avenue. Room 127 Parker Hall

Time: 3:30 – 5:00. 

Evening: Community Lecture: “Religion in the Age of Trump”

Plymouth Congregational Church, Mayflower Room, 925 Vermont Street

Time: 7:00 pm

            Tuesday, March 26

Classroom presentations: Kansas University, Department of Religious Studies Smith Hall, 1300 Oread Avenue

9:30 – 10:30   Graduate Colloquium, with Dr. Molly Zahn, Smith Hall, 107

11:00 – 12:15    Religion in American Society, with Dr. Tim Miller, Smith Hall, 100

All events are free of charge and open to the public.

First Presbyterian Church, First Baptist Church, Plymouth Congregational Church, Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, First United Methodist Church, Trinity Episcopalian Church, Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Lawrence, Ecumenical Campus Ministries (ECM), Haskell Indian Nation University, University of Kansas Department of Religious Studies, Presbytery of Northern Kansas, Omaha Presbyterian Seminary Foundation.

 

 Lenten Devotionals

Devotionals for the season of Lent for both adults and children/families are available in the library.

 
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