Jubilee! Circle Celebrations

2012 Celebrations

Date Title Preached by

12/30/12
VIA CREATIVA:
"The Island of Misfit Toys"

Being Real Misfits
Readings:

1 Samuel 2:18-20: "Samuel was ministering before the Lord"
Luke 2:41-52: "I must be in my Father's house"
Tao Te Ching: "Playing one's part in accordance with the universe is true humility." (39th verse)

Rev. Candace Chellew-Hodge

12/23/12
VIA CREATIVA:
"The Island of Misfit Toys"

The Original Misfit: Jesus
Readings:

Micah 5:1-5a: "he shall be the one of peace"
Luke 1:39-56: "He has brought down the powerful from their thrones, and lifted up the lowly"
Tao Te Ching: "the greatest wisdom seems childish" (41st verse)

Rev. Candace Chellew-Hodge

12/16/12
VIA NEGATIVA:
"The Hunger Games"

The Hunger for Transformation
Readings:

Psalm 126: "May those who sow in tears reap with shouts of joy"
Luke 3:1-6: "all flesh shall see the salvation of God"
Rumi: "You transform all who are touched by you"

Rev. Candace Chellew-Hodge

12/9/12
VIA NEGATIVA:
"The Hunger Games"

The Hunger for Happiness
Readings:

Psalm 25:12-20: "bring me out of my distress"
Luke 1:68-79: "the dawn from on high will break upon us"
Rumi: "you are the bird of happiness"

Rev. Candace Chellew-Hodge

12/2/12
VIA NEGATIVA:
"The Hunger Games"

The Hunger for Fairness
Readings:

Zephaniah 3:14-20: "I will save the lame and gather the outcast"
Luke 3:7-18: "Teacher, what should we do?"
Rumi: It is time for lasting fairness

Rev. Candace Chellew-Hodge

11/25/12
VIA NEGATIVA:
"The Hunger Games"

The Hunger for Faith
Readings:

Joel 2:21-27: "be glad and rejoice in the Lord your God"
Matthew 6:24-34: "do not worry about your life"
Rumi: "Work. Keep digging your well."

Rev. Candace Chellew-Hodge

11/18/12
VIA NEGATIVA:
"The Hunger Games"

The Hunger for Love
Readings:

Deuteronomy 6:1-9: "You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart"
Mark 12:28-34: "You shall love your neighbor as yourself"
Rumi: "Love is reckless"

Rev. Candace Chellew-Hodge

11/11/12
VIA NEGATIVA:
"The Hunger Games"

The Hunger for Generosity
Readings:

1 Kings 17:8-16: "The jar of meal was not emptied"
Mark 12:38-44: "she out of her poverty has put in everything she had"
Rumi: "bestow your love, even on your enemies"

Rev. Candace Chellew-Hodge

11/4/12
VIA NEGATIVA:
"The Hunger Games"

The Hunger for a New World
Readings:

Daniel 12:1-13: "How long shall it be until the end of these wonders?"
Mark 13:1-8: "This is but the beginning of the birth pangs"
Rumi: "the world is too full to talk about"

Rev. Candace Chellew-Hodge

10/28/12
VIA NEGATIVA:
"The Hunger Games"

The Hunger for Hope
Readings:

Job 42:1-6, 10-17: "I have uttered what I did not understand"
Mark 10:46-52: "have mercy on me!"
Rumi: "never lose hope."

Rev. Candace Chellew-Hodge

10/14/12
VIA NEGATIVA:
"The Hunger Games"

The Hunger for Security
Readings:

Job 23:1-9, 16-17: "the Almighty has terrified me"
Mark 10:17-31: "we have left everything and followed you."
Rumi: "Welcome and entertain them all!"

Rev. Candace Chellew-Hodge

10/7/12
VIA NEGATIVA:
"The Hunger Games"

The Hunger for Presence
Readings:

Exodus 40:34-38: the Glory of GOD filled The Dwelling
Luke 12:22-31: "Do not worry about your life."
Rumi: Praise God for these two insomnias

Rev. Candace Chellew-Hodge

9/30/12
VIA NEGATIVA:
"The Hunger Games"

The Hunger for Authenticity
Readings:

Esther 7:1-6, 9-10; 9:20-22: "let my life be given me"
Mark 9:38-50: "Have salt in yourselves ..."
Rumi: "Be your note."

Rev. Candace Chellew-Hodge

9/9/12
VIA POSITIVA:
"Cosmic Kindergarten"

Deep Play
Readings:

Isaiah 35:4-7: "they shall obtain joy and gladness ..."
Mark 7:24-37: "Be opened."
Rumi: "Sell your cleverness and buy bewilderment."

Rev. Candace Chellew-Hodge

9/2/12
VIA POSITIVA:
"Cosmic Kindergarten"

Story Time!
Old Turtle and the Broken Truth
Readings:

Deuteronomy 15:7-11: "Open your hand to the poor and needy"
Matthew 25:31-40: "I was hungry and you gave me food"

Rev. Candace Chellew-Hodge

8/26/12
VIA POSITIVA:
"Cosmic Kindergarten"

Watch Your Mouth!
Readings:

Song of Solomon 2:8-13: "The voice of my beloved!"
Rumi: "Gamble everything for love"
Mark 7:1-8, 14-15, 21-23: "All these evil things come from within"

Rev. Candace Chellew-Hodge

8/19/12
VIA POSITIVA:
"Cosmic Kindergarten"

Got To Keep Open
Ordination service at Jubilee! Asheville for Rev. Candace Chellew-Hodge of Columbia, SC and Rev. Chris Andrews of Baton Rouge, La.

Readings:

1 Kings 19:11-13: "What are you doing here?"
Rumi: "Become the sky, take an axe to the prison wall, escape, walk out like someone suddenly born into color do it now."
Matthew 14: 22-23: "When evening came, he was there alone."

Rev. Candace Chellew-Hodge and Rev. Chris Andrews

8/12/12
VIA POSITIVA:
"Cosmic Kindergarten"

What Do You Want to be When You Grow Up?
Readings:

1 Kings 19:1-8: "Get up and eat."
John 6:35-48:
"I am the bread of life."

Rev. Candace Chellew-Hodge

8/5/12
VIA POSITIVA:
"Cosmic Kindergarten"

Saying "Thank You"
Readings:

Jeremiah 29:1, 4-7: "Build houses and live in them"
Luke 17:11-19: "He prostrated himself and Jesus' feet and thanked him"

Rev. Candace Chellew-Hodge

7/29/12
VIA POSITIVA:
"Cosmic Kindergarten"

Remembering What We've Forgotten
Readings:

Psalm 62:5-8: "God is a refuge for us"
Matthew 6:25-34: "do not worry about your life"

Beth DeHart

7/22/12
VIA POSITIVA:
"Cosmic Kindergarten"

Sharing
Readings:

2 Samuel 6:1-5, 12b-19: "he ... distributed food among all the people"
Mark 6:30-44: "You give them something to eat."

Rev. Candace Chellew-Hodge

7/8/12
VIA POSITIVA:
"Cosmic Kindergarten"

Independence
Readings:

Ezekiel 2:1-7: "Do not be afraid of them"
Mark 6:1-13: "Prophets are not without honor, except in their hometown"

Rev. Candace Chellew-Hodge

7/1/12
VIA POSITIVA:
"Cosmic Kindergarten"

Laughter
Readings:

Psalm 26: "our mouth was filled with laughter ..."
Luke 10:29-37: "A man was going down from Jerusalem to Jericho"

Rev. Candace Chellew-Hodge

6/24/12
VIA POSITIVA:
"Cosmic Kindergarten"

Play Nice
Readings:

1 Samuel 17:32-51: "I will strike you down and cut off your head"
Mark 4:35-41: "Peace! Be still!"

Rev. Candace Chellew-Hodge

2/12/12
VIA CREATIVA:
"What Now?"

Keeping the Main Thing, The Main Thing
Readings:

Isaiah 40:21-31: "they shall run and not be weary"
Mark 1:29-39: "Let us go on ..."

Rev. Candace Chellew-Hodge

2/5/12
VIA CREATIVA:
"What Now?"

Would You Like Fries With That?
Readings:

Psalm 104:24-30: "Send forth your spirit"
Mark 10:35-45: "For even the Son of Man did not come to be served, but to serve"

Rev. Candace Chellew-Hodge

1/29/12
VIA CREATIVA:
"What Now?"

Free Yourself
Readings:

Deuteronomy 18:15-22: "I will raise up for them a prophet ..."
Mark 1:21-28: "What is this? A new teaching ..."

Rev. Candace Chellew-Hodge

1/22/12
VIA CREATIVA:
"What Now?"

Mystery
Readings:

Jonah 3:1-5, 10: "Arise, go to Ninevah ..."
Mark 1:14-30: "follow me"

Rev. Candace Chellew-Hodge

1/8/12
VIA CREATIVA:
"What Now?"

Acceptance
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

1/1/12
VIA CREATIVA:
"Now What?"

A Slimmer Soul in 7 Days
Readings:

Psalm 119:129-144: "Give me understanding that I may live."
Romans 12:2: "be transformed by the renewal of your mind"

Rev. Candace Chellew-Hodge

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