Jubilee! Circle Celebrations

2010 Celebrations

Date Title Preached by

12/12/10
VIA NEGATIVA:
"THE SEVEN DEADLIES ..."

The Seven Deadlies: Envy
Readings:

Isaiah 35:1-10: "they shall obtain joy and gladness"
Matthew 11:2-11: "the least in the kingdom of heaven is greater than he"

Rev. Candace Chellew-Hodge

11/28/10
VIA NEGATIVA:
"THE SEVEN DEADLIES ..."

The Seven Deadlies: Pessimism
Readings:

Isaiah 2:1-5: "... neither shall they learn war anymore."
Matthew 24:36-44: "Keep awake ..."

Rev. Candace Chellew-Hodge

11/14/10
VIA NEGATIVA:
"THE SEVEN DEADLIES ..."

The Seven Deadlies: Gluttony
Readings:

Psalm 34: 5-14: "O taste and see that the Lord is good"
Matthew 5:1-12: "Blessed are those who hunger ..."

Rev. Candace Chellew-Hodge

10/31/10
VIA NEGATIVA:
"THE SEVEN DEADLIES ..."

The Seven Deadlies: Fear
Readings:

Psalm 27: 1-7: "Whom shall I fear?"
Luke 12:1-7: "Fear not!"

Rev. Candace Chellew-Hodge

10/24/10
VIA NEGATIVA:
"THE SEVEN DEADLIES ..."

The Seven Deadlies: Anger
Readings:

Isaiah 1:10-20: "I have had enough ..."
Luke 11:37-52: "Woe to you!"

Rev. Candace Chellew-Hodge

10/10/10
VIA NEGATIVA:
"THE SEVEN DEADLIES ..."

The Seven Deadlies: Lust
Readings:

Jeremiah 29: 1-7: "Build houses and live in them"
Luke 17:11-19: "your faith has made you well."

Rev. Candace Chellew-Hodge

9/26/10
VIA NEGATIVA:
"THE SEVEN DEADLIES ..."

The Seven Deadlies: Acedia
Readings:

Amos 6:1a, 4-7 "Woe to those ..."
Luke 16:19-31: "If they do not hear ..."

Rev. Candace Chellew-Hodge

9/12/10
VIA POSITIVA:
"OH, YEAH ..."

The Oh, Yeah ... of Remembering
Readings:

Exodus 32:1-14: "And the Lord changed his mind"
Luke 15:1-10: "Rejoice with me!"

Rev. Candace Chellew-Hodge

8/29/10
VIA POSITIVA:
"OH, YEAH ..."

Jubilee! The Musical!
First Reading:
Matthew 21:28-32
Song: The Heaven I'm Headed To - featuring Candace Chellew-Hodge and Rusty Davis
Second Reading: From theologian Marcus Borg
Song: Everybody Wants to Go to Heaven - featuring Candace Chellew-Hodge and Rusty Davis
Third Reading: Deuteronomy 4:5-6, 35-40
Song: Secure Yourself - Featuring Martha Cooke and Ruth Deep
Fourth Reading: Isaiah 65:17-25
Songs: My Sweet Lord and Glory, Glory - featuring Rusty Davis

Meditation in words and song featuring narration by Jennifer Polley, and songs by Martha Cook, Ruth Deep, Rev. Candace Chellew-Hodge, and special guest Rusty Davis

8/22/10
VIA POSITIVA:
"OH, YEAH ..."

The Oh, Yeah ... of Confrontation
Readings:

Psalm 80: "our enemies laugh among themselves."
Luke 13:10-17: "the Lord answered him and said, 'You hypocrites!'"

Rev. Candace Chellew-Hodge

8/2/10
VIA POSITIVA:
"OH, YEAH ..."

The Oh, Yeah ... of Contentment
Readings:

Psalm 33:12-22: "our heart is glad ..."
Luke 12:32-40: "where your treasure is, there will your heart be also"

Rev. Candace Chellew-Hodge

7/24/10
VIA POSITIVA:
"OH, YEAH ..."

The Oh, Yeah ... of Gratitude
Readings:

Psalm 85: "The Lord will give what is good"
Luke 11:1-13: "Everyone who asks receives"

Rev. Candace Chellew-Hodge

7/10/10
VIA POSITIVA:
"OH, YEAH ..."

The Oh, Yeah ... of Understanding
Readings:

Psalm 25:1-10: "...teach me your paths."
Luke 10:25-37: "Go and do likewise."
Note: A downpour of rain interrupted the service this time!

Rev. Candace Chellew-Hodge

6/26/10
VIA POSITIVA:
"OH, YEAH ..."

The Oh, Yeah ... of Commitment
Readings:

1 Kings 19:15-16, 19-21: "... then I will follow you."
Luke 9:57-62: "no one who looks back is fit for the realm of God."
Note: Listen for the Holy punctuating the meditation with thunder!

Rev. Candace Chellew-Hodge

6/12/10
VIA TRANSFORMATIVA:
"Imagine ..."

Imagine ... A New Future
Readings:

1 Kings 21:1-21: "Go, take possession of the vineyard of Naboth ..."
Luke 7:36-8:3: "Your faith has saved you ..."

Rev. Candace Chellew-Hodge

6/5/10
VIA TRANSFORMATIVA:
"Imagine ..."

Jubilee! The Musical
Readings:

First reading: Psalm 98: "let the hills sing together for joy"
Song: Singing a Song (w/m: Peter Mayer) - featuring Candace
Second reading: John 14:15-17: "God abides with you"
Song: God is In (w/m: Billy Jonas) - featuring Candace
Third Reading: From the Buddha: "the unity of life"
Song: Complicated (w/m: Avril Levine) - featuring Martha
Fourth reading: From the Tao Te Ching: "The Great Way is universal"
Song: All the World is One (w/m: Peter Mayer) - featuring Candace
Fifth Reading: From Amy Ray: "walking toward disaster ..."
Song: Jonas and Ezekiel (w/m: Amy Ray) - featuring Martha and Ruth
Sixth Reading: 1 Corinthians 12:12-31: "the body is one"
Song: One (w/m: Billy Jonas) - featuring Candace, Martha, and Ruth

Meditation in words and song featuring narration by Jennifer Polley, and songs by Martha Cook, Ruth Deep, and Rev. Candace Chellew-Hodge

5/22/10
VIA TRANSFORMATIVA:
"Imagine ..."

Imagine ... Greater Things
Readings:

Genesis 11:1-9: "... let us make a name for ourselves"
John 14:8-20: "the one who believes in me will ... do greater works than these"

Rev. Candace Chellew-Hodge

5/8/10
VIA TRANSFORMATIVA:
"Imagine ..."

Imagine ... an Open Heart
Readings:

Acts 16:9-15: "come and stay at my home"
John 14:23-29: "we will come to them and make our home with them"

Rev. Candace Chellew-Hodge

4/24/10
VIA TRANSFORMATIVA:
"Imagine ..."

Imagine ... a New Conversation
Readings:

Psalm 23: "I shall not want ..."
John 10:22-30: "I know them and they follow me."

Rev. Candace Chellew-Hodge

4/10/10
VIA TRANSFORMATIVA:
"Imagine ..."

Imagine ... a New Story
Readings:

Isaiah 65:17-25: "The wolf and lamb shall feed together."
Luke 24:1-12: "Why do you look for the living among the dead? He is not here, but has risen."

Rev. Candace Chellew-Hodge

3/27/10
VIA TRANSFORMATIVA:
"Imagine ..."

Imagine ... the Possibilities
Readings:

Psalm 118:19-29: "The stone that the builders rejected has become the chief cornerstone"
Luke 19:28-40: "if these were silent, the stones would shout out."

Rev. Candace Chellew-Hodge

3/13/10
VIA CREATIVA:
"In the Beginning ..."

Asking Stupid Questions
Readings:

Psalm 32: "Do not be like a horse or a mule, without understanding ..."
Luke 15:1-3, 11b-32: "this son of mine was dead and is alive again; he was lost and is found!"

Rev. Candace Chellew-Hodge

2/27/10
VIA CREATIVA:
"In the Beginning ..."

Not Going it Alone
Readings:

Deuteronomy 26:1-11: "Then you ... shall celebrate with all the bounty that the Lord your God has given to you and to your house."
Luke 4:1-13: "for forty days he was tempted by the devil"

Rev. Candace Chellew-Hodge

2/13/10
VIA CREATIVA:
"In the Beginning ..."

Silly Love Songs
Readings:

Psalm 138: "The Lord will fulfill his purpose for me"
Luke 5:1-11: "For he and all who were with him were amazed at the catch of fish that they had taken."

Rev. Candace Chellew-Hodge

1/23/10
VIA CREATIVA:
"In the Beginning ..."

Beginner's Mind
Readings:

Isaiah 61: 1-6: "to give them ... the oil of gladness"
Luke 4:14-21: "He has sent me to proclaim release to the captives ... "

Rev. Candace Chellew-Hodge

1/9/10
VIA CREATIVA:
"In the Beginning ..."

Once Upon a Time ...
Readings:

Isaiah 62:1-5: "for the Lord delights in you"
John 2:1-11: "You have kept the good wine until now."

Rev. Candace Chellew-Hodge

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