Author Archives: Glidden United Methodist Church

October 13, 2019: Ruth

Discussion Questions What do you know about how your ancestors arrived in North America? How were Ruth, Naomi, and Boaz loyal?  Wise?  Generous? How does Ruth’s story speak to current issues of immigration and poverty? Acting on the Word Like … Continue reading

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October 6, 2019: Ten Commandments

Discussion Questions What were some of your family’s rules when you were young? What are your earliest memories of the Ten Commandments? Are you a rule-follower or a rule breaker?  Why? What is the relationship between rules and love?   … Continue reading

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September 29, 2019: Moses and God’s Name Encounter

Discussion Questions What do you know about your name? Does it have a particular meaning? Are you named after someone?  If so, what do you know about them? Where or when do you feel closest to God? What does that … Continue reading

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September 22, 2019: Jacob and God Wrestle, Struggle, and Blessing

Discussion Questions Do you enjoy wrestling and roughhousing?  Why or why not? Describe a time you felt like you were struggling with God? When have you (or have you) experienced blessing as a result of or in the aftermath of … Continue reading

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September 15, 2019: Community Abraham, Sarah & Visitors

Discussion Questions What kinds of things make you laugh? When have you offered hospitality to strangers? What went well?  What was challenging? When have you felt unseen, only to learn someone noticed you as the visitors noticed Sarah? Who are … Continue reading

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September 8, 2019: Garden of Eden

Discussion Questions What is your favorite type of animal?  Why? Do you have or have you had a pet?  If so, how has it been a companion to you? Do you enjoy being alone, or do you prefer to have … Continue reading

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September 1, 2019: Dying Churches

Discussion Questions What are your fondest memories of church? What changes have you noticed in the congregation you attend? What concerns you about the future of the church? What hope do you see?   Acting on the Word Talk with … Continue reading

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