Extending Hope, Expecting Peace and Extolling Justice
Each week Extravagance UCC hosts a virtual Bible Study via zoom.us called: Transformed by Scripture.
The term “thin places” emerged from ancient Celtic spiritually to describe places where the veil between this world & the eternal world is thin.
Extravagance UCC is a geographically dispersed, online faith community, that welcomes persons of all faith traditions or none, ages, races, nationalities, sexual orientations, gender identities & expressions, family configurations, economic abilities, and mental and physical capacities. Digital natives, immigrants, ex-pats and refugees are welcome.
What if changing the world were as simple as recognizing what Jesus taught, that the whole realm of heaven is within us.
The transgender community has made great strides in visibility and advocacy—especially in the last decade, but it will take more than just the transgender community to transform this society into one where all people can thrive and live without fear because of their gender identity or gender expression.
In the 20th Century, we had the discipleship age of church where we opened the doors of the church for people to come and learn about Christ. Now, the 21st Century church has moved into an apostolic age where we go into the world and live like Christ amongst the very people we hope to reach. The focus for the church leaders in Germany is not to educate the masses but to reach people.
We each meet people who inspire us to live, grow, and become better versions of ourselves. History is filled with so many examples of ordinary people who did extraordinary things.