Join Most Rev. Michael B. Curry and Rev. Ann Keirns as they lead the Bible study and discussion entitled, “Reclaiming Jesus: A Confession of Faith in a Time of Crisis“.
This group meets Mondays and Wednesdays for six weeks, from July 11th through August 29th. Groups begin at 6:45 PM and conclude at 8:30 PM. A light dinner will be served.
Monday night classes will meet at First Presbyterian Church Concord, 1965 Colfax St., Concord, CA 94520. Wednesday night classes will meet at the Presbytery of San Francisco, 545 Ashbury Ave., El Cerrito, CA 94530.
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Jesus is Lord. That is our foundational confession. It was central for the early church and needs to again become central to us. If Jesus is Lord, then Caesar was not—nor any other political ruler since. If Jesus is Lord, no other authority is absolute. Jesus Christ, and the kingdom of God he announced, is the Christian’s first loyalty, above all others. We pray, “Thy kingdom come, thy will be done, on earth as it is in heaven” (Matthew 6:10). Our faith is personal but never private, meant not only for heaven but for this earth.
The question we face is this: Who is Jesus Christ for us today? What does our loyalty to Christ, as disciples, require at this moment in our history? We believe it is time to renew our theology of public discipleship and witness.