Phillipians Bible Study

Rejoicing in the midst of Hardship: A 4-week Study of Philippians

Beginning this Monday, you are invited to participate in a four-week study of Paul's letter to the Philippians, a letter of particular relevance to us because of its primary thematic content: rejoicing in the midst of hardship.


Each Monday for four consecutive Mondays, Jason Lawrenz will offer an annotated reading of a chapter from Philippians in a short YouTube video. You can read along in the text as he provides commentary and asks questions that will help connect the message of the letter to our current stay-at-home situation. Then, on Saturdays at 7pm you are invited to a weekly symposium on Zoom: bring the beverage of your choice to sip on, and join with Jason and others from our church community to discuss the chapter for that week. 


So, please join us - let's read God's Word together! Below is a schedule of the study for your reference.


Philippians 1: (click to view) 


Philippians 2: (click to view)

Zoom Discussion at 7p.m. on June 6            

You can get your link to join the meeting via your email, if you didn't get an email contact Lisa Clark. If this is your first time using Zoom, you must download the app. on your phone, tablet or computer and then click the link below and follow the prompts. Or, dial the New York number and follow the prompts if your device does not have a camera. To be seen you must activate the video (which just means the camera on your computer, tablet or phone will be turned on for us to see one another) by clicking the "camera icon" on the lower left of your screen or on the "join the video" prompt.

Philippians 3: Video available on June 8, Zoom at 7pm on June 13

Philippians 4: Video available on June 15, Zoom at 7pm on June 20

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