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A Wesleyan-Anglican Church in Boise, Idaho

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John Wesley extends to you an...

"Invitation to a Journey"

John Wesley
John Wesley

A study of Wesleyan theology and thought, which ran from October 2000 to February 2001.

Join us as we go back in time and forward in thinking. Learn what it is to be, think and live as a Wesleyan.

The Rev. Dr. Brook Thelander, rector and pastor at Epworth Chapel on the Green, will conduct the course sessions, as follows:

Session 1: "Wesleyan Theology: Map-making for Pilgrims"
What Wesleyan theology attempts to be and do

Sessions 2-5: "Seeing the Journey Whole"
Salvation broadly understood; the working of God's grace along the via salutis, or way of salvation; grace as dynamic, not static

Session 6: "Taking the Middle Road"
The via media or "middle way" in Wesley; the balancing of Western (Protestant and Catholic) and Eastern (Orthodox) theological traditions; balancing of legal or forensic notions of salvation with therapeutic notions of salvation

Session 7: "Authoritative Travel Guides"
The Wesleyan "quadrilateral" of scripture, tradition, reason, experience

Session 8: "Authoritative Travel Guides"
The Wesleyan "quadrilateral" of scripture, tradition, reason, experience

Session 9: "A Winning Travel Attitude"
Based on Wesley's sermon, "The Catholic Spirit"

Sessions 10-11: "Nourishment and Strength for the Journey"
The Means of Grace

Session 12: "Traveling Together vs. Traveling Alone"
Social grace; social holiness; the ecclesiolae and the ecclesia; corporate liturgical worship as a means of social grace

Session 13: "Traveling Light"
Wesley's economic wisdom

Session 14-15: "Landmarks Along the Wesleyan Way"
Where Wesley converges with or diverges from other theological travelers, such as Calvin and the Reformed tradition, Luther and the Lutheran tradition, and the Roman Catholic tradition

Each class session will end by 9:50 am. All are invited to remain to participate in the Word and Table service each Sunday morning at 10:00 am. During that service, Holy Communion will be open to all who seek God's grace. All are invited, as well, to remain for open discussion at 11:30 am.

Theme Verse

Luke 1:78-79

Scripture Lessons

Aug 25: Isaiah 28:14-22, Psalm 46, Hebrews 12:18-19, 22-29, Luke 13:22-30

Aug 18: Jeremiah 23:23-29, Psalm 82, Hebrews 12:1-14, Luke 12:49-56

Prayer Emphases

Nation: Kazakhstan

Denomination: Evangelical Lutheran Synod

Congregation: Boise Presbyterian Church, new church plant

Ministry: National Right to Life Committee

Parishioners: Those living on York Street

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