Tell me a Story

In News by Shannon Rose

November 6-20

Everyone has a story. Every story has power. Stories are how we begin to understand one another, create connections and form lasting community. Stories are how we learn. They help us to build bridges and heal divisions. However, most of us are reluctant to share. We feel vulnerable to judgement, or we feel like our story is unimportant. In the church, we can use words like “testimony” or “witness” and that can feel even more daunting. But, at the root of testimony is our story. 

God calls us to share the story of our faith and to invite others to hear God’s message through our lives. During this series you will have the opportunity to hear a variety of our pastors and staff share the journey of their faith. How has God worked in their lives? What doubts and fears have they faced along the way? What stories do they have to tell and what do we have to learn from them? Everyone has a story and every story has power. 


November 6

Each speaker will select a scripture that best tells their story. 


November 13

Each speaker will select a scripture that best tells their story. 


November 20

Each speaker will select a scripture that best tells their story. 

RESOURCES 

The Anthropocene Reviewed 
by: John Green 

Humans of New York: Stories 
by: Brandon Stanton 

Pastrix 
by: Nadia Bolz-Weber 

Faith Unraveled 
by: Rachel Held Evans 

No Time Like the Future 
by: Michael J. Fox 

The Book of Longings 
by: Sue Monk Kidd 

Beyond Belief 
by: Joshua Hamiton 

How (Not) to Save the World 
by Hosanna Wong 

www.storycorps.org