NCC Year 2

Reflections on Incarnation

Session 5 Purpose & Outline Through friendship with Christ, we are formed as individuals and communities into signs, foretastes, and instruments of God’s transformation of the world.  We are shaped and formed in Christlikeness, led into avenues of service, placed in positions of influence, and empowered to be Christ’s body in the ministry of the …

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The Journey Ahead

Each RIOM Covenant Group will determine the timing and the way in which they will celebrate the last two years together and what the journey ahead holds for each person.

NC Preaching Festival

NC Preaching Festival–April 24-26, 2017 St. Mark’s UMC, Raleigh NC Your registration is paid by RIOM, however, you are required to register.  When registration opens, please register under NCCUMC RIOM. More information coming soon!

Conflict Transformation

Session 6 Purpose & Outline Conflict, controversy, and differences offer an opportunity for growth in Christian discipleship and a deeper understanding of love of God and neighbor…reconciliation is at the heart of the church’s mission…,” (Grace to Lead, 80-81). Part A:  Beginning with Yes Think about dualistic thinking, the impact it makes on our decisions …

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Doctrinal Standards/General Rules

Session 4 Purpose & Outline Our doctrinal affirmations assist us in the discernment of Christian truth in ever-changing contexts.  Our theological task includes the testing, renewal, elaboration, and application of our doctrinal perspective in carrying out our calling to ‘spread scriptural holiness over these lands.’” (Grace to Lead, page 21) Part A:  New Bridges in …

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Virtual Check-In

Each RIOM Group will set up an online meeting time to check in about papers, pray for one another, and offer support in the way of clarifying questions as needed by each participant. Written Work is due on February 17.

The Lordship of Jesus Christ – Sanctification and the Way of Salvation

Session 2 Purpose & Outline The comprehensive fundamental doctrine that motivated, framed, and empowered the Methodist movement is what scholars call soteriology, or the doctrine of salvation wrought in Jesus Christ…The telos of Wesleyan and Christian leadership is salvation—of individuals, communities, and the entire creation,” (Grace to Lead, page 25). Part A: The Lordship of Jesus …

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