Six New Things

Check six ministry resources in this weekly post.

This week’s ON Scripture package is Trump’s Inauguration and Conflicted Hope in a Divided Christianity, commentary by Billy Honor with Bible study questions and a companion video.  Recommended readings include The Third Reconstruction (Beacon) by William J. Barber II and Jonathan Wilson-Hartgrove; the UUA provides a discussion guide and a video with Barber.

Illustrated Children’s Ministry offers Stations of the Cross Coloring Posters, An Illustrated Lent for Families, and more.  Contact the RCC to consult on resources for Lent.

Christine V. Hides shares intergenerational learning and prayer stations on Syria, a Bible chatterbox discussion tool, and more on her blog, Bless Each One.

Westminster Town Hall Forum’s spring season features Otis Moss III, author of Blue Note Preaching in a Post-Soul World:  Finding Hope in an Age of Despair (WJKP).  Moss provides guidance on preaching economics, preaching like MLK Jr., and finding your voice at Working Preacher.

Repairing the Heart of Democracy is this week’s free lesson plan on Parker Palmer’s Five Habits to Heal the Heart of Democracy from the Global Oneness Project.  The Global Oneness Project offers lesson plans with films and photo essays on migration, climate change, inspiring people, and more.

A video conversation and discussion guide exploring Silence, Martin Scorsese’s film based on Shusaku Endo’s novel, is presented by Calvin Institute of Christian Worship. Author Makoto Fujimura offers video reflections and a discussion guide.  Fuller Studio hosts A Conversation with Martin Scorsese About Faith and Film.

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