Jubilee! Circle Celebrations

2016 Celebrations

Date Title Preached by

12/24/16
AHSCKNYE: MIRACLES

Miracle of Birth
Readings:
Luke 2:1-7: And she gave birth ...
A Course in Miracles, Chapter 15: The sign of Christmas is a star, a light in the darkness.

Rev. Candace Chellew-Hodge

12/18/16
AHSCKNYE: MIRACLES

Miracle of Assurance
Readings:
Colossians 1:11-17: He has rescued us from the power of darkness
Luke 1:68-79: the dawn from on high will break upon us
A Course in Miracles, Chapter 10: The peace of your Soul lies in its limitlessness

Rev. Candace Chellew-Hodge

12/11/16
AHSCKNYE: MIRACLES

Miracle of Trust
Readings:
2 Peter 3:9-15a: we wait for new heavens and a new earth
Mark 1:4-8: He will baptize you with the Holy Spirit.
A Course in Miracles: The teachers of God have trust in the world

Rev. Candace Chellew-Hodge

12/4/16
AHSCKNYE: MIRACLES

Size Matters
Readings:
Matthew 20:1-16: "are you envious because I am generous?"
Philippians 1:27-30:
"live your life in a manner worthy of the gospel of Christ"
Tao Te Ching, Verse 81:
"Heaven does good to all"

Rev. Candace Chellew-Hodge

11/27/16
AHSCKNYE: MIRACLES

Expectations
Readings:
Romans 12:9-21:
outdo one another in showing honor
Mark 13:33-37: You do not know when ...
A Course in Miracles, Manual for Teachers: Patience is natural to the teacher of God.

Rev. Candace Chellew-Hodge

11/20/16
VIA NEGATIVA: SHADOWLANDS

Seeing in the Dark
Readings:
Matthew 25:14-30: To everyone who has will more be given.
1 Thessalonians 5:4-11: you, beloved, are not in darkness
A Course in Miracles, Chapter 18: The light is in you.

Rev. Candace Chellew-Hodge

11/13/16
VIA NEGATIVA: SHADOWLANDS

Getting Gratitude Right
Readings:
2 Corinthians 9:6-12: the one who sows bountifully will also reap bountifully
Luke 17:11-19: Your faith has made you well.
A Course in MIracles, Lesson 195: give thanks, but in sincerity

Rev. Candace Chellew-Hodge

10/30/16
VIA NEGATIVA: SHADOWLANDS

Jubilee! The Musical: Treasures in the Dark
Readings:
1. Sad Songs Say So Much – Elton John
2. What If? -- Karen Taylor-Good, Jason Blume and Greg Barnhill, featuring Judy Ripley
3. God is in the Roses – Roseanne Cash
4. I Will Have My Portion – Susan Werner
5. Prince of Darkness – Indigo Girls, featuring Jaimie Jones

Featuring songs performed by Southern Light and Rev. Candace Chellew-Hodge

10/23/16
VIA NEGATIVA: SHADOWLANDS

Pitypot Place
Readings:
Philippians 4:4-8: Think about these things.
Matthew 22: 1-10: They gathered all that they found, both bad and good, so the wedding hall was filled.
A Course in Miracles, Lesson 166: Where is self-pity then?

Rev. Candace Chellew-Hodge

10/16/16
VIA NEGATIVA: SHADOWLANDS

Bogus Badlands
Readings: Matthew 13:10-17: Why do you speak to them in parables?
Romans 8:14-17: you did not receive a spirit of ... fear
A Course in Miracles, Chapter 21: There is another vision

Rev. Candace Chellew-Hodge

10/9/16
VIA NEGATIVA: SHADOWLANDS

Storyville
Readings: Matthew 13:10-17: Why do you speak to them in parables?
Romans 8:14-17:
you did not receive a spirit of ... fear
A Course in Miracles, Chapter 21: There is another vision

Rev. Candace Chellew-Hodge

10/2/16
VIA NEGATIVA: SHADOWLANDS

Blamesboro
Readings:
Matthew 21:28-32: Prostitutes are going into the kingdom of God ahead of you.
Philippians 2:14-16: Do all things without murmuring and arguing
A Course in Miracles, Chapter 12: Only appreciation is an appropriate response ...

Rev. Candace Chellew-Hodge

9/25/16
VIA NEGATIVA: SHADOWLANDS

Cave of Grudges
Readings:
Matthew 18:21-35: How often shall I forgive?
Romans 14:10-13,19: Why do you pass judgment on your brother or sister?
A Course in Miracles, Lesson 134: Forgiveness is the only thing that stands for truth

Rev. Candace Chellew-Hodge

9/18/16
VIA POSITIVA: THE BLESSED MESS

Wealth
Readings:

Amos 8:11-12: I will send a famine on the land
Luke 16:1-13: No one can serve two masters.
A Course in Miracles, Chapter 16: Your task is not to seek for love

Rev. Candace Chellew-Hodge

9/11/16
VIA POSITIVA: THE BLESSED MESS

Wisdom
Readings:

1 Timothy 1:12-17: I received mercy because I had acted ignorantly in unbelief
Luke 15: 1-10: Rejoice with me for I have found my sheep that was lost
A Course in Miracles, Chapter 18: All your time is spent in dreaming

Rev. Candace Chellew-Hodge

9/4/16
VIA POSITIVA: THE BLESSED MESS

Possessions
Readings:

Ecclesiastes 1:2, 2:18-23: What do mortals get from all their toil and strain?
Luke 12:13-21: ... life does not consist in abundance of possessions.
A Course in Miracles, Chapter 13: Ownership is a dangerous concept ...

Rev. Candace Chellew-Hodge

8/21/16
VIA POSITIVA: THE BLESSED MESS

Humility
Readings:

Proverbs 25:6-7: do not put yourself forward in the king's presence
Luke 14:1, 7-14: When you give a banquet, invite the poor, the crippled, lame, the blind.
A Course in Miracles, Chapter 15: Be not content with littleness

Rev. Candace Chellew-Hodge

8/21/16
VIA POSITIVA: THE BLESSED MESS

Unity
Readings:

Colossians 3:8-11: Christ is all and in all
John 17:20-23: ... that they may all be one
A Course in Miracles, Lesson 95: I am one self, united with my Creator

Rev. Candace Chellew-Hodge

8/14/16
VIA POSITIVA: THE BLESSED MESS

Hopeless
Readings:

Job 17:1-16: who can see any hope for me?
Luke 12:49-53: I came to bring fire to the earth ...
A Course in Miracles, Chapter 25: To place your hopes where no hope lies must make you hopeless.

Rev. Candace Chellew-Hodge

8/7/16
VIA POSITIVA: THE BLESSED MESS

Family
Readings:

Genesis 15:1-6: Count the stars… so shall your descendants be.
Matthew 12:46-50: Who is my mother?
A Course In Miracles Chapter 15: every relationship becomes a lesson in love

Rev. Candace Chellew-Hodge

7/31/16
VIA POSITIVA: THE BLESSED MESS

Jubilee: The Musical! Joy in the Mess
Readings:

Psalm 33:1-5: sing ... a new song
John 15:1-4a, 11: that your joy may be complete

Featuring musical performances by Southern Light and Rev. Candace Chellew-Hodge

7/24/16
VIA POSITIVA: THE BLESSED MESS

Doing the Right Thing
Readings:

Genesis 18: 20, 22-33: Far be it for you to do such a thing ...
Luke 11: 5-13: Ask and it shall be given.

Rev. Jay Joslin

7/17/16
VIA POSITIVA: THE BLESSED MESS

Obligations
Readings:

Genesis 18:9-15: Oh yes, you did laugh.
Luke 10: 38-42: You are worried and distract by many things.
A Course in Miracles, Chapter 16: Your task is not to seek for love

Rev. Candace Chellew-Hodge

7/10/16
VIA POSITIVA: THE BLESSED MESS

Faithfulness
Readings:

Deuteronomy 30: 9b-16: Surely this commandment is not too hard for you.
Luke 10: 25-37: Who is my neighbor?
Muslim mystic Hafiz: Spill the oil!

Rev. Candace Chellew-Hodge

7/3/16
VIA POSITIVA: THE BLESSED MESS

Purpose and Direction
Readings:

1 Kings 19:11-13: What are you doing here, Elijah?
Luke 9:57-62: the Son of Man has nowhere to lay his head.
A Coure in Miracles, Chapter 30: Look forward ...

Rev. Candace Chellew-Hodge

6/19/16
VIA TRANSFORMATIVA: BE THE CHANGE

Be Fearless
Readings:

Luke 8:26-31: do not torment me
Galatians 3:23-29: all of you are one
A Course in Miracles, Chap. 12: Fear itself is an appeal for help.

Rev. Candace Chellew-Hodge

6/12/16
VIA TRANSFORMATIVA: BE THE CHANGE

Be the Forgiveness
Readings:

2 Samuel 12:1-7: "You are the man!"
Luke 7:36-48: "Your sins are forgiven!"
A Course in Miracles, Chapter 17: "Can you imagine how beautiful those you forgive will look to you?"

Rev. Candace Chellew-Hodge

6/5/16
VIA TRANSFORMATIVA: BE THE CHANGE

Be the Compassion
Readings:

Jonah 4: Is it right for you to be angry?
Matthew 14:14-21: He had compassion for them ...
Muslim mystic Hafiz: There is a shield you hold ...

Rev. Candace Chellew-Hodge

5/29/16
VIA TRANSFORMATIVA: BE THE CHANGE

Be the Faith
Readings:

Luke 7:1-10: "... not even in Israel have I found such faith."
Galatians 1:6-12: Am I now seeking human approval, or God's approval?
A Course in Miracles, Chapter 11: Healing is a sign that you want to make whole.

Rev. Candace Chellew-Hodge

5/22/16
VIA TRANSFORMATIVA: BE THE CHANGE

Be Present
Readings:

Genesis 3:8-11: Where are you?
Matthew 25:1-13: keep watch
A Course in Miracles, Chapter 15: There is no fear in the present

Rev. Candace Chellew-Hodge

5/15/16
VIA TRANSFORMATIVA: BE THE CHANGE

Be the Peace
Readings:

Romans 8:14-18: ... you did not receive a spirit of slavery
John 14:17, 25-27: ... my peace I give you.
Christian mystic Meister Eckhart: there is no distinction left

Rev. Candace Chellew-Hodge

5/8/16
VIA TRANSFORMATIVA: BE THE CHANGE

Be the Freedom
Readings:

Acts 16:25-31: the foundations of the prison were shaken
John 17:20-23: that they may all be one
Muslim mystic Hafiz: keep remembering God

Rev. Candace Chellew-Hodge

5/1/16
VIA TRANSFORMATIVA: BE THE CHANGE

Be the Healing
Readings:

John 5:1-9: Do you want to be made well?
Acts 16:9-15: ... come and stay at my home
ACIM Lesson 137: ... you are never healed alone

Rev. Candace Chellew-Hodge

4/24/16
VIA TRANSFORMATIVA: BE THE CHANGE

Be the Heaven
Readings:

Revelation 21:1-6: the home of God is among mortals
John 13:34-36: I give you a new commandment ...
A Course in Miracles, Chapter 25:
In you is all of Heaven

Rev. Candace Chellew-Hodge

4/17/16
VIA TRANSFORMATIVA: BE THE CHANGE

Be the Unity
Readings:

John 10:27-30: I and the Father are one
Psalm 23: The Lord is my shepherd
Christian Mystic St. Thomas Aquinas: You cannot be what God is not

Rev. Candace Chellew-Hodge

4/10/16
VIA TRANSFORMATIVA: BE THE CHANGE

Be Love in Action
Readings:

Acts 9:1-16: suddenly a light from heaven flashed around him
John 21: 15-19: do you love me?
ACIM, Chap. 17:67, 70: Only what you have not given can be lacking in any situation

Rev. Candace Chellew-Hodge

4/3/16
VIA TRANSFORMATIVA: BE THE CHANGE

Be the Breath
Readings:

Psalm 150: Let everything that has breath praise the Lord
John 20:19-23: he breathed on them
Muslim mystic Hafiz: I am a hole in a flute

Rev. Candace Chellew-Hodge

3/27/16
VIA TRANSFORMATIVA: BE THE CHANGE

Falling into Resurrection
Readings:

Isaiah 43:16-21: I am about to do a new thing
John 8:1-11: Neither do I condemn you
From the 18th century nursery rhyme: Humpty Dumpty had a great fall

Rev. Candace Chellew-Hodge

3/20/16
VIA TRANSFORMATIVA: BE THE CHANGE

Be the Love
Readings:

Philippians 2:1-13: be of the same mind, having the same love
Luke 22:24-27: I am among you as one who serves.
Tao Te Ching – Chapter 7: The reason Heaven and Earth can last forever is that they do not exist for themselves.

Rev. Candace Chellew-Hodge

3/6/16
VIA CREATIVA:
TAKE BACK THE LIGHT

Coming Home to Our True Self
Readings:

Luke 15:11-32: ... he was lost and is found!
2 Corinthians 5:16-19: there is a new creation
Hindu mystic Kabir: I felt in need of a great pilgrimage

Rev. Candace Chellew-Hodge

2/28/16
VIA CREATIVA:
TAKE BACK THE LIGHT

Who Do You Think You Are?
Readings:

Exodus 3:10-15: Who am I?
Luke 13:6-9: Cut it down!
19th century Transcendentalist Ralph Waldo Emerson: Insist on yourself ...

Rev. Candace Chellew-Hodge

2/7/16
VIA CREATIVA:
TAKE BACK THE LIGHT

Reclaiming the "E" Word
Readings:

Luke 5:1-11: you will be taking people alive
2 Corinthians 3:12-18: where the Spirit of the Lord is, there is freedom
14th century Christian mystic Catherine of Siena: God cannot leave us

Rev. Candace Chellew-Hodge

1/31/16
VIA CREATIVA:
TAKE BACK THE LIGHT

Rockin' the Love Boat
Readings:

Luke 4:22-30: all in the synagogue were filled with rage
1 Corinthians 13:1-8a: Love never ends ...
Muslim Mystic Hafiz:
How many goats do you have?

Rev. Candace Chellew-Hodge

1/24/16
VIA CREATIVA:
TAKE BACK THE LIGHT

The Light of Ecumenism
Readings:

1 Corinthians 12:14-20: the body does not consist of one member but of many
Luke 4:14-21: Today this scripture has been fulfilled in your hearing.
Meister Eckhart: All creatures are doing their best to help God in His birth of Himself.

Rev. Candace Chellew-Hodge

1/17/16
VIA CREATIVA:
TAKE BACK THE LIGHT

The Light of Miracles
Readings:

1 Corinthians 12:4-11: there are varieties of gifts
John 2:1-11: you have kept the good wine until now
A Course in Miracles: A miracle is a service.

Rev. Candace Chellew-Hodge

1/10/16
VIA CREATIVA:
TAKE BACK THE LIGHT

The Light of Baptism
Readings:

Isaiah 43:1-2: When you pass through the waters, I will be with you
Luke 3:15-22: Jesus also had been baptized
78th chapter of the Tao Te Ching: Nothing in the world is softer and weaker than water

Rev. Candace Chellew-Hodge

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