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The Daily Readings from the Gospel of John

Diocese of the Central Gulf Coast:  Bishop Russell Kendrick will post weekly videos , offering theological insight on the readings from the Gospel of John.

Additional Resources:

 

Introduction and Ideas

 

John 101:  A two-page  introduction developed by Forward Movement  to the Gospel of John, exploring authorship and major themes. Also Una introducción al Evangelio de Juan  

 

Introducing the Gospel of John:  The  Montreal Diocesan Theological College  in the Anglican Church of Canada is hosting a 90-minute webinar about the Gospel of John on January 13 from 7 to 8.30 p.m. (EST). Taught by Jesse Zink, the  webinar  offers an overview of the gospel’s content, structure, and key themes.

 

Building Faith , a ministry of Lifelong Learning at Virginia Theological Seminary, has some wonderful ideas  for getting people of all ages involved. 

 

El Club Bíblico  es  un grupo de Facebook  que congrega a personas hispanohablantes interesadas en el mensaje de la Biblia. Durante Epifanía varios miembros del grupo van a publicar mensajes y videos para explorar el Evangelio de Juan.

 

Daily Companion

 

A Journey with John:  This book explores the Gospel of John with fifty days of scripture, meditations, and prayers written by dynamic spiritual leaders from across the United States and around the world.  Available from Forward Movement  and as an ebook on digital platforms.

 

A Good Word:  Forma will offer a verse each day, via social media, to encourage reading, sharing, and growing through the Gospel of John. These scriptures will correspond with the daily selections and will be posted on Forma’s  Instagram ,  Facebook , and  Twitter  accounts.

 

Asset Map:  Did you know that St. John’s is the most common name for an Episcopal congregation? Congregations named St. John have partnered with the Episcopal Asset Map  and will share stories each day on the Facebook  page about how they are living out Christ’s call.

 

Weekly Companion

 

The Good Book Club Bulletin Inserts : 

RenewalWorks  offers  downloadable calendar bulletin inserts  with the daily readings and cartoons by artist Jay Sidebotham. Each week lists the daily readings and features inspiring quotes and cartoons.

 

Go With Gratitude:  A Reflection Guide for The Gospel of John. This downloadable Bible study from the  United Thank Offering (UTO)  shares weekly reflections and questions for discussion or personal reflection written by UTO Grant Recipients.

 

Episcopal Migration Ministries   offers a seven-session Bible study . Each lesson includes a prayer, a group Bible study with discussion/reflection questions, and an Episcopal Migration Ministries “Teaching” in audio or video form.

 

Introducing John:  This live, online (and FREE) class offered by ChurchNext  and led by Vicki Garvey will explore the author, origin, setting, and message of the Gospel of John. The one-house classes will meet live on Thursday nights via Zoom from January 23-March 5.  Register now!

 

This Week in John:  Weekly emails by Forward Movement preview the upcoming readings to provide context and background. If you’re reading this email, you’re already signed up—but we encourage you to forward it to family and friends! Here’s the link to sign up .

 

Diocese of the Central Gulf Coast:  Bishop Russell Kendrick will post weekly videos , offering theological insight on the readings from the Gospel of John.

 

Self(ie)-Reflections:   Missional Voices  will host a weekly video series with leaders (laity, clergy, and seminarians) reflecting on where they see the mission of God in each week’s readings.

 

Follow the Star:  The evangelism team of the Episcopal Church will post weekly memes to highlight an evangelistic action that we can follow inspired by stories of John as well as a weekly conversation prompt around an evangelism story on Instagram .

 

Covenant:  Each week,  The Living Church  will post on its blog,  Covenant , an article that explores the text from John.

 

Vital Practices:   Episcopal Church Foundation Vital Practices  bloggers will choose a reading from the Gospel of John that resonates with them and their ministry and write a related blog post.

 

Grow Christians:   Grow Christians  will share stories from parents who are reading and reflecting on the Gospel of John at home with children and teens.

 

 

What better way to start the new year than with scripture? May 2020 bring you bountiful blessings. We look forward to our journey through John with you this Epiphany season!

 

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