Author Archives: Glidden United Methodist Church

July 1: The Spirit Calling Forth Justice

Discussion Questions What does “justice” mean to you? What does good news to the poor sound and look like? How is the Spirit calling you to bring about justice?     Who are oppressed today?   Acting on the Word Find … Continue reading

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June 24: The Spirit Building Up Community

Discussion Questions What is your favorite part of the body?  Your least favorite? Are there parts of your body you are ashamed of? How do these experiences of your body speak to the idea of the church as a body? … Continue reading

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June 17: The Spirit and Christ’s Presence

          Discussion Questions What books or movies can you think of that involve orphans? Do you know someone (or is there someone in your family tree) that was orphaned? When do you feel most alone? What … Continue reading

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June 10: The Spirit Sighing When We Have No Words

Discussion Questions Psalm 139 pretty well states that you cannot hide anything from God. Is this a comfort to you, or a concern for you? Have you ever had a time when you didn’t know how to pray or what … Continue reading

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June 3, 2018: The Spirit in Creation

Discussion Questions     What aspect of creation do you like best? Does creation reflect or reveal God to you?  If yes, how? What are some ways creation “groans” or “suffers”? What would redemption of creation (including our bodies) look like? … Continue reading

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May 27, 2018: The Spirit Connects Us to God

Discussion Questions     What was your relationship with your parents like? If you have children, what is your relationship with them like? What does it mean to you to be a child of God? How does the Spirit help you … Continue reading

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May 13, 2018: Jesus Ascends to Heaven

  Discussion Questions     How do you feel about goodbyes? What kind of power do you associate with the Holy Spirit? Have you ever had to serve as a witness in court?  If so, what was that like? How do … Continue reading

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