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We believe that God loves everybody.
State Street Congregational Church of the United Church of Christ
An Open and Affirming Church
We are people who seek to learn and to follow the teachings of Jesus. In that spirit we welcome all persons in all their fullness including their race, their gender, their creed, their sexual orientation, their family status, their age, their physical and their mental abilities.
State Street Church is a progressive, growing, changing and adapting church with appeal to our neighborhood and the Greater Portland area. We strive to live out our faith as Christians in this rapidly changing and chaotic world.
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The Bible and Faith:
An Exploration for Doubters and Others
For all their differences, all Christians agree that the bible is the inspirer and authority for their faith. But how does the Bible inspire and what vision of things does it authorize? Answers will be sought in this discussion series. Because nobody reads the Bible without preconceptions, all the participants will be asked to be “doubters” and approach these ancient writings afresh. The group will decide what issues they will focus on. Members will read relevant Scripture passages and come together to share findings for six times every two weeks, starting on Tuesday, September 15, in the music room. There will be two groups: one from 10:00 a.m. to noon and also one from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. The leader will be the Rev. Paul Allen, pastor emeritus of the Winnetka (Illinois) Congregational Church.
Tuesdays with Paul Allen
Group 1 Group 2
September 15 10:00 a.m.—noon 7:00 p.m.—9:00 p.m.
September 29 10:00 a.m.—noon 7:00 p.m.—9:00 p.m.
October 13 10:00 a.m.—noon 7:00 p.m.—9:00 p.m.
October 27 10:00 a.m.—noon 7:00 p.m.—9:00 p.m.
November 10 10:00 a.m.—noon 7:00 p.m.—9:00 p.m.
November 24 10:00 a.m.—noon 7:00 p.m.—9:00 p.m.
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