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MISSION U 2023
Registration is now open
Register for July 28 to 30 here: https://forms.gle/C6Sbj4nxPMyMPFuC9
Please register by July 10
If you are gathering to participate in a group, there is now a line on the registration form to list all of the names
Theme: Living the Kin-dom
Exploring the Lord’s Prayer as a Spiritual Practice for Social Transformation.
Continuing the Overall Theme:
Who Can We be Together? Building Communities of Hope and Joy
This year’s study for Mission U include the ways Jesus preached and ministered to the kin-dom around him. Jesus said those inheriting the coming and future kingdom were those pushed outside the hierarchies of belonging – the hungry, the stranger, and the prisoner. The Lord’s prayer speaks well to the second year of the curricula. We will focus on the invitation to posture our lives and transform ourselves in ways that bring us proximity to the kin-dom.
Thursday - Saturday July 13-15
Friday-Sunday July 28-30.
Mission u will be virtual again this year. There is no cost.
There are two study leaders for each session. You can actually register for both week-ends and hear the same lessons from a different perspective.
Mission u Study Leaders
Jeff Lowery is an Ordained Deacon who is currently serving as minister of Service, Outreach, and Youth Ministry at Tigard United Methodist Church. Jeff has a Masters of Divinity from Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary and has served in a variety of settings including the founding of a youth mission program L.A.S.T. (Learning and Serving Together). Jeff and his wife Rev. Eilidh Lowery live in Portland, OR with their "soon to be graduated from high school" daughter Paige. Jeff is a musician and songwriter and has released a number of albums including his most recent Strangely Warmed, which contains songs about John Wesley's theology and history. More info about Jeff's music can be found at www.jefflowerymusic.com
Amanda-Gayle Reed is a West Virginia native who grew up in the United Methodist church. She graduated from West Virginia State University with a BA in Sociology and from Iliff School of Theology with a Masters of Divinity. The first nine years of her ministry were spent in the West Virginia Conference where she was ordained. In 2017 she began serving "on loan" in the Oregon-Idaho Conference and officially transferred her membership in 2019. She currently serves Gooding and Crossroads in the Magic Valley.
Zoom will open 15 minutes before designated start time
Thursday, July 13: Opening worship at 6 pm PDT; 7 pm MDT
Friday, July 14: 9 am - 1:30 pm PDT; 10 am - 2:30 MDT
Saturday, July 15: 9 am - 1 pm PDT; 10 am - 2 pm MDT
Closing worship at 1:15 pm PDT; 2:15 pm MDT
Friday, July 28: Opening worship at 6 pm PDT; 7 pm MDT
Saturday, July 29: 9 am - 4 pm PDT; 10 am - 5 pm MDT
Sunday, July 30: 2 pm - 4 pm PDT; 3 pm - 5 pm MDT
Closing worship at 4:15 pm PDT; 5:15 MDT
Registration is now open
Registration link for July 28 to 30: https://forms.gle/C6Sbj4nxPMyMPFuC9
It is not necessary to purchase a study guide unless you will be a study leader at a later date.