The Way of Love
With our new mission statement, “Live God’s Love,” St. Columba’s embarks on a new, and yet familiar path, as “a welcoming Christian community of all ages that encourages spiritual curiosity, celebrates children and youth, and embraces the world in the spirit of God’s justice and love."
Many of us have witnessed the excitement surrounding Presiding Bishop Michael Curry's "Way of Love" in his preaching, books, videos and podcasts. In his words, it is "more than a program or curriculum, it is an intentional commitment to a set of practices. It's a commitment to follow Jesus: Turn, Learn, Pray, Worship, Bless, Go, Rest."
We invite you to "Get Started with the Way of Love." In this space, we will offer links and inspiration to follow Jesus' Way of Love and learn more about this important new direction of The Episcopal Church.
Explore These Practices for a Jesus-Centered Life.
Turn: Pause, listen, and choose to follow Jesus.
Learn: Reflect on Scripture each day, especially on Jesus’ life and teachings.
Pray: Dwell intentionally with God each day.
Worship: Gather in community weekly to thank, praise, and dwell with God.
Bless: Share faith and unselfishly give and serve.
Go: Cross boundaries, listen deeply and live like Jesus.
Rest: Receive the gift of God’s grace, peace, and restoration.
"Way of Love" (home page)
Getting Started with the Way of Love (tutorial)
Traveling the Way Love (video series)
Way of Love Introduction
What is the Way of Love
Pray Spending Time with God
Rest "At Peace with the One who made You”
Worship "Putting God at Center"
Learn Letting the Word Master us
Bless Sharing and Listening to Stories of Life