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University Ministries: Worship

Group

Group is SPU's Wednesday night worship service that meets in Upper Gwinn Commons at 8:30pm. Group is a holistic service that provides an opportunity for students to be immersed in the Christian story with our bodies, minds, and hearts. As we have tried to think beyond the standard "songs+sermon" model for worship services, what has emerged is a fresh approach to liturgy where  the whole service teaches the message of our scripture selection for the week. Instead of long sermons, most weeks at Group it is the songs, prayers, readings, art, and other activities that help us imagine our own role in God’s story of redemption for the world. Each service also includes a short reflection on the scripture passage from one of your campus pastors and members of the student leadership team. Group is advised by Associate Director of Campus Ministries, Kelsey Rorem.  

This year (2015-2016), we'll will be studying the same book of the Bible together each quarter.  Please join us as we immerse ourselves in these life-changing texts:

Autumn: 1 & 2 Samuel > Winter: Mark > Spring: Hebrews

 

Applications for 2016-2017 are available:

Ways to Connect:

  • Meet the 2015-2016 Group Ministry Team.
  • You can follow Group on social media at Tumblr.
  • To sign up for the weekly newsletter, email us here.
  • Watch a video introduction of the Group Ministry here.
  • If you would like to submit a prayer request, email us here.
  • To discuss the ideas and scripture talked about at Group, visit us on Facebook.
  • If you are interested in serving on the 2015-2016 Group Ministry Team, download your application here.

 

Spring Quarter 2016 - Hebrews

Wednesdays, 8:30pm, Upper Gwinn Commons (unless otherwise noted)

Date

Scripture / Themes

March 30 Intro/1:1-14 (Intro to Hebrews & Celebration of Resurrection Week!)
April 6 2:1-4:13 (Jesus as Fully Human & Fully God)
April 13

4:14-5:10 (Jesus the Great High Priest)

April 20 5:11-7:28 (Practice Holiness)
April 27

8:1-9:28 (The New Covenant in Christ's Blood)

May 4

NO GROUP THIS WEEK

May 11

10:1-39 (Christ's Sacrifice & a Call to Persevere)

May 18

11:1-12:13 (Group on the Road! Martin Square/Weter Lounge - 7:30pm; Faith in Action)

May 25

12:14-28 (Running the Race)

June 1

13:1-25 (A Concluding Exhortation/Closing our Year)

*The Group ministry is a collaborative partnership between your campus pastors (Office of University Ministries) and your student government (Associated Students of Seattle Pacific).