Begins Sunday, November 27

What: Book study of the Light of the World , A Beginner’s Guide to Advent by Amy-Jill Levine.

Publisher’s Summary:

In Light of the World: A Beginner’s Guide to Advent, author, professor, and biblical scholar Amy-Jill Levine explores the biblical texts surrounding the story of the birth of Jesus. Join her as she traces the Christmas narrative through the stories of Zechariah and Elizabeth, Mary, the journey to Bethlehem, and the visit from the Magi.

These stories open conversations around connections of the Gospel stories to the Old Testament, the role of women in first-century Jewish culture, the importance of Mary’s visitation and the revolutionary implications of Mary’s Magnificat, the census and the stable, and the star of Bethlehem and the flight to Egypt.

(The book is now available in the church office. Cost: $9.50)

When: Sunday Mornings, November 27, December  4 , 11, and 18.

Where: The Chapel and via Zoom

Led by Mary Dees and Pastor Mary Jo. Contact Pastor Mary Jo if you would like to sign up.

Please read the introduction and chapter 1 prior to the first class.

Zoom link for the class: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/83219370163

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