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Ignatius of Antioch to the Ephesians - Part 2 (Unity, Unity, Unity)

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Most people will take BIG over SMALL. I'll take Unity over either! Unity is Better than Sheer Numbers!

To download a copy of the handout, visit:  http://frmichaelsorial.com/2017/11/26/ignatiustotheephesianspart2/

In the year 107 AD, St. Ignatius - the Christian Bishop of Antioch - was martyred for being a disciple of Jesus Christ. Leading up to his martyrdom he wrote 7 letters. The first letter was to a well know Christian community in Ephesus. In this mini-series, Fr. Michael Sorial explores the topic of Unity that is threaded throughout the entire letter that St. Ignatius writes to the Ephesians.

Part 1: Chapters 1-9

Part 2: Chapters 10-21

Forgiveness - Women's Retreat Part 2

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 During this one day Spiritual Day, "Tasony" Mora Sorial discussed the topic of forgiveness with the women of St. Anianus and the surrounding area. In Part 2, Mora addressed the cal to forgive others as a result of the forgiveness we have received in Christ.

Celebrate the Eternal Witness of Diversity: MIRACLE AND BLESSING OF DIVERSITY IN THE CHURCH PART 1

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 When did you first realize that most Churches in North America are segregated? How did it make you feel? Do you think it is possible for the 21st Century Church to have a multi-ethnic celebration of diversity, while maintaining a united expression of the Gospel? Join us as we begin a new series entitled THE MIRACLE AND BLESSINGS OF DIVERSITY IN THE CHURCH as Fr. Michael explores answers to these questions and much more.

 

OUR BELIEF BLINDS US TO THE WAY OF JESUS: Big Mistakes & their Simple Solutions

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 In "Big Mistakes & their Simple Solution", we will discuss some of the most common mistakes that we fall into and how they are Avoidable and Correctable with Proper Awareness, Orientation, and Effort. Join us in Part 2 as Fr. Michael discusses how our Beliefs Can Blind Us to the Way of Jesus!

GOD-CENTERED WORSHIP 1 - The Incarnational Church Part 2

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 In "The Incarnational Church", we will explore how the Church impacts the World by first being impacted by the Holy Spirit.  Join us in Part 1 as Fr. Michael begins a discussion on the early Christian view of understanding, as seen in the Bible.

UNITY IN DIVERSITY - The Incarnational Church Part 1

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 In "The Incarnational Church", we will explore how it is the Church impacts the World by first being impacted by the Holy Spirit.  Join us in Part 1 as Fr. Michael discusses the Christian concept of fellowship.

FREEDOM AS A NEW REALITY - Slavery to Sonship Part 2

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 God made us to be great in His image. However, we oftentimes find ourselves enslaved to things that control our lives and prevent the glory of God from shining through us. In SLAVERY TO SONSHIP: A Paschal Journey out of Egypt, a series that looks at the Exodus account of Moses and the children of Israel, we explore how sharing in the life of Christ grants freedom by the power of the Holy Spirit, so that God's Image may shine forth. Join us in Part 2, FREEDOM AS A NEW REALITY, as Fr. Michael explores what happens when God breaks us free from slavery.

STUCK AND ENSLAVED - Slavery to Sonship Part 1

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God made us to be great in His image. However, we oftentimes find ourselves enslaved to things that control our lives and prevent the glory of God from shining through us. In SLAVERY TO SONSHIP: A Paschal Journey out of Egypt, a series that looks at the Exodus account of Moses and the children of Israel, we explore how sharing in the life of Christ grants freedom by the power of the Holy Spirit, so that God's Image may shine forth. Join us in Part 1, STUCK AND ENSLAVED, as Fr. Michael explores what slavery looks like in our lives and how to begin the journey to freedom and sonship.

OFFERING HEALING WHERE IT HURTS - Wounded Healers Part 3

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Throughout life, each of us experience deep wounds as a result of living in this broken world.  In Wounded Healers, we explore how wounds not only shape our experience and identity, but ulimately our ministry.  Join us in Part 3, OFFERING HEALING WHERE IT HURTS, as Fr. Michael Sorial explores how the Church’s Mission is to Heal (since God is on a "mission" to heal).