Pastor's Thursday Noon Discussions

2020 Pastor’s Noon Discussion Group

The Journey from Death to New Life in Christ

2020’s noontime discussion will continue a six unit / yearlong pilgrimage from death to new life in Christ.  Participants will be encouraged to read the discussion texts prior to meeting for discussion.  The noontime discussion will begin with brief overview of the material and will conclude with an opportunity for questions, comments and hearty discussion.  Participants are encouraged to use their Bibles for reference.

Module I

The Beginning of the People of God

January 9thThe Garden of Eden Genesis 2:4b-25; 3:1-24

January 16thIsaac Born to Sarah Genesis 18:1-15; 21:1-7

January 23rdHear O Israel Deuteronomy 5:1-21; 6:4-9

January 30thDavid Anointed King 2 Samuel 5:1-5; 6:1-5 and Psalm 150


Module II

Captivity and Restoration

March 5thIsaiah’s Vineyard Song Isaiah 5:1-7; 11:1-5

March 12thIsaiah of the Exile Isaiah 40:1-11

March 19thZechariah’s Song Luke 1:5-25, 57-80

March 26thBirth of Jesus Luke 2:1-20


Module III

The Beginning of Jesus’ Ministry

May 7thBeginning of the Good News Mark 1:1-20

May 14thJesus Heals Mark 1:21-45

May 21stJesus Seeks Out the Lost Mark 2:1-22

May 28thParables of the Kingdom Mark 4:1-34


Module IV

The Battle Is Joined

July 2ndJesus and the Gerasene Demoniac Mark 5:1-20

July 9thDeath of John the Baptist Mark 6:1-29

July 16thTransfiguration Mark 8:27 – 9:8

July 23rdPassion Prediction Mark 9:30-37

July 30thFirst Last and Last First Mark 10:17-31


Module V

The Journey to Jerusalem

September 3rdParable of Judgement Mark 12:1-17

September 10thGreat Commandment Mark 12:28-44

September 17thEnd of the Age Mark 13:1-37

September 24thWoman Anoints Jesus at Bethany Mark 14:1-11


Module VI

Death and Resurrection

November 5thLord’s Supper, Prayer in Gethsemane Mark 14:22-42

November 12thCrucifixion Mark 15:1-41

November 19thResurrection Mark 16:1-20