GUITARS & VOICES…Talking About Choices
COMMUNITY CONVERSATION CIRCLE SERIES
ZOOM CIRCLE LENTEN REFLECTION SERIES THEME INDEX
DISCUSSION FOCI: The Issues of Faith / Race / Class / Environment / Human Rights / Justice & Peace (that are raised in the
CD Recording Project GUITARS & VOICES…Talking About Choices) are paired with a Lectionary Year C Scripture Reference, then presented with the opinions and experiences of a Special Guest Panelist who is personally connected with the issues. Each Zoom Video Conference Call will focus on a different Song and Centering Question.
SCHEDULE SEQUENCE: The Weekly Wednesdays of Lent 2019: March 6th – April 17th @ 9:00p – 10:15p
FORMAT: Panel Moderator (Rick Ufford-Chase) and a Guest Panelist volley with Warren (B) Cooper on the questions raised for them in the song(s) of focus for the week. The discussion will be framed with a Centering Question and a Scriptural Lectionary text from the following Sunday. Zoom Attendees will have an opportunity to interactively insert questions and comments to and for the Panelists.
WEEK 1 – Wednesday, March 6th Guest Panelist: Rev. Alonzo Johnson
Song 1a: Go Down (Just Like) Moses
Scripture Focus: Joel 2:1-2, 12-17
Centering Question: What focused foundation can support our position(s) for Human Rights?
WEEK 2 – Wednesday, March 13th Guest Panelist: Rabbi Leora Abelson
Song 1b: Go Down (Just Like) Moses (con’t)
Scripture Focus: Psalm 27
Centering Question: What repentance will satisfy our demands for Human Rights?
WEEK 3 – Wednesday, March 20th Guest Panelist: Philip Farah
Songs 2 & 3: (Heaven &) Nature Boy * Twinkle…Bethlehem Star
Scripture Focus: Isaiah 55:1-9
Centering Question: How do we hear, seek and follow the Life Witness of Jesus?
WEEK 4 – Wednesday, March 27th Guest Panelist: Rev. T. Denise Anderson
Songs 4 & 5: I AM Here * Concentrate On Love
Scripture Focus: 2 Corinthians 5:16-21
Centering Question: How can an ‘enemy’…become an ally?
WEEK 5 – Wednesday, April 3rd Guest Panelist: Rev. Jeffrey Geary
Songs 6 & 7: The (Star Spangled)(Scar Strangled) Banner * Mitigated Witness
Scripture Focus: Psalm 126
Centering Question: How can we stand…and when do we kneel?
WEEK 6 – Wednesday, April 10th Guest Panelist: Joss Yarbrough
Songs 8 & 9: Falafel Hush Puppy * It’s Me (Standing In The Need…)
Scripture Focus: Isaiah 43:16-21
Centering Question: Which palate most informs the ballot that we cast for Justice?
WEEK 7 – Wednesday, April 17th Full Guest Panelist Circle
Song 10: Hallelujah
Scripture Focus: Hebrews 10:15-25 * John 20:1-18
Centering Question: How can we simultaneously celebrate the crucifixion and the resurrection?