April 12th, 2014 Assembly Summary

The theme of “neighbors” arose at this meeting – with TAG Talks (Technology, Art, God) touching on neighboring as a non-profit, with undocumented immigrants, and interreligously. A panel discussion on marriage featured Jim Brownson, author of Bible, Gender, Sexuality: Reframing the Church’s Debate on Same-Sex Relationships. Lunch was a time of sharing stories about the work of our churches, and our retiring Synod Executive, Carol McDonald, drove in from Indiana to preach.

Clerk’s Summary:

Christian Marriage presentation

Use your Assembly Packet password to gain access to video of Dr. James Brownson’s presentation on interpreting the Bible by discovering the “moral logic” behind its teachings. Consider this as a discussion-starter for your adult Sunday School classes. (20 min)

More media

Read the #chipres twitter log (reverse chronological order).

Listen to Rev. Carol McDonald’s sermon or download MP3.

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