Camas Friends Church

A Quaker Meeting in Camas, WA

Preparation for Sunday: Luke 21:1-5

Good Afternoon Friends,

I hope this email finds you all well.

This Sunday we’re covering a short very simple passage from the Gospel of Luke. I want to follow Mavis’ talk and discuss the theme of thankfulness.

Luke 21:1–4

“He looked up and saw rich people putting their gifts into the treasury; he also saw a poor widow put in two small copper coins. He said, “Truly I tell you, this poor widow has put in more than all of them; for all of them have contributed out of their abundance, but she out of her poverty has put in all she had to live on.”

Queries:

  • What strikes you about this passage?
  • Does this passage remind you of an experience in your own life? Who do you identify with in the story?
  • How might this passage relate to the topic of thankfulness?
  • Can you think of other words that have to do with thankfulness?

Grace and Peace,
Wess

About Wess

is the William R. Rogers Director of Friends Center and Quaker Studies at Guilford College in Greensboro, NC., PhD in Intercultural Studies from Fuller Theological Seminary, served as a "released minister" at Camas Friends Church, and father of three. He enjoys sketchnoting, sharing conversation over coffee with a friend, listening to vinyl and writing creative nonfiction.

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