Acts 8
Corner Church • Sunday, November 21
Connecting the complex
Locations & Times
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  • Corner Coffee in the North Loop
    514 N 3rd St, Minneapolis, MN 55401, USA
    Sunday 8:15 AM, Sunday 10:00 AM
  • Corner Coffee in Uptown
    1414 W 28th St, Minneapolis, MN 55408, USA
    Sunday 10:00 AM
  • Corner Coffee in Camden
    4155 N Thomas Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55412, USA
    Sunday 10:00 AM
Announcements

Kids Christmas Program & After Party at United Service! We need kid artists, actors & singers! Parents - grab the info sheet today or email rachel@cornerchurch.tv for more information.

Tuesday Morning Prayer. 9a-10a in Corner Coffee North Loop’s Kids Space.

Are you new or newer to Corner Church? Have you been to a New and Newer Dinner? We have a New and Newer Dinner on Sunday, November 21 at 6p at Corner Coffee Uptown. Please RSVP to Greg Barber at greg@cornerchurch.tv by November 19. It’s a great chance to connect with new friends and the pastoral staff.

Sunday, December 5 at 10a is our Christmas UNITED Service in the Neu Neu Studio across the hall from Corner Coffee North Loop (514 N 3rd Street). It’s one service bringing all of our communities together. Brunch potluck, kids’ Christmas program and more. Please bring a brunch item to share. We will eat at 10a and the service will start shortly thereafter. Sign up to help with the UNITED Service today—hosting, set up, tear down, table decorating.

Corner Church Missions Trip to Amman, Jordan is coming Feb. 3-11, 2023. Two things are coming up soon. On the evenings of December 1-3, there is an opportunity to raise some money towards your trip by helping at a Coffee Cart event. On Thursday, January 27, we are having an informational meeting at the Woller home. For more info on either of these things or about the trip in general, connect with Kim Heule at heulekimberley@gmail.com.
Sunday, December 26 we will have one in-person option at Corner Church North Loop at 10, or join the stream at cornerchurch.tv.
Prayer Focus:

Missions Focus: We are praying for Travis and Kari A. They serve in a sensitive region in the Middle East. They request that we would pray for them to be steady, strong, solid in Christ, and bearing fruit for Him in joy and hope.

Local Focus: Pray for the homeless in our communities. Pray for an opportunity to be an answer to prayer.

Church Focus: Pray for our pastoral staff. Pray for Scott Woller as he is in COVID quarantine this week.
Dialogue Question:

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What are some Thanksgiving essentials?
Dialogue Question:

What would you feel or how would you respond if you were transplanted into someone else’s radically different holiday celebration?
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How does it affect people when they are told or believe that they are outside the circle?
Dialogue Question:

What are the issues with static faith?
What are some of the dangers of thinking you have everything figured out?
Why do you think bounded set mentalities of faith are so prevalent?
Dialogue Question:

What if a step towards spiritual reality is a step towards Jesus?
The calling of Jesus’ disciples - Matthew 4
Zachaeus - Luke 19
Centurion - Matthew 8
Woman caught in adultery - John 8
Dialogue Question:

How do you deal with the tension between God’s love and God’s judgement?
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What direction do you see Simon going in regards to Jesus?
What do you think he thought he was doing?
Dialogue Question:

What direction do you see this man going in regards to Jesus?
What do you think he thought he was doing?
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What is our responsibility as we connect people to Christ?
What is not our responsibility as we connect people to Christ?
How can we help each other build a healthy perspective of faith?
How are you challenged to evaluate and even guide your own faith?
Take It Deeper Questions

Read Acts 8:4-40.
Who have been heroes in your life? Why?
What do you see as being Simon’s motive? Does it change? Why or why not?
What are some potential “rest of the story” outcomes?
What do you see as being the Ethiopian’s motive?
What do his motives cause him to do?
What are some differences inside a person with pure motives vs impure motives?
How do you steer your motives?
How are you challenged, encouraged, focused, or confused by this text?

Bible Reading Plan

Deuteronomy 13
Deuteronomy 14
Deuteronomy 15
Acts 19
Acts 20
Acts 21