2017 Celebrations

Date Title Preached by
12/31/17
AHSCKNYE: MIRACLES
Miracle of Infinite Possibilities
Readings:
From the Jesus Story: Matthew 11:25-30:  
Come to me, all you that are weary …
From the Apostle Paul’s letters: Colossians 3:12-15: Let the peace of Christ rule in your hearts
From A Course in Miracles, Lesson 24: I do not perceive my own best interest.
Rev. Candace Chellew-Hodge
12/24/17
AHSCKNYE: MIRACLES
Miracle of Trust
Readings:
From the Hebrew Scriptures: Isaiah 9:2-7:
The people who walked in darkness have seen a great light
From the Jesus Story: Luke 2: 8-20: And Mary kept all these things, pondering them in her heart.
From A Course in Miracles, Chapter 15: This Christmas give the Holy Spirit everything that would hurt you.
Rev. Candace Chellew-Hodge
12/17/17
AHSCKNYE: MIRACLES
Miracle of Blessing
Readings:
From the Hebrew Scriptures: Proverbs 11:25-30: The one who blesses others is abundantly blessedFrom the Jesus Story: Mark 1:1-8: I am sending my messenger
From A Course in Miracles, Chapter 4: Salvation is a collaborative venture
Rev. Candace Chellew-Hodge
12/10/17
AHSCKNYE: MIRACLES
Miracle of Assurance
Readings:
From the Hebrew Scriptures: Psalm 146: 5-9:
The Holy One lifts up those who are bowed down.
From the Jesus Story: Luke 1: 26-37: Do not be afraid.
From A Course in Miracles, Chapter 24: Before your brother’s holiness the world is still
Rev. Jay Joslin
12/3/17
AHSCKNYE: MIRACLES
Miracle of Expectation
Readings:
From the Hebrew Scriptures: Psalm 80: 1-7:
Let thy face shine that we may be saved.
From the Jesus Story: Mark 13: 33-37:
You do not know when …
From A Course in Miracles, Chapter 12:
You see what you expect, and you expect what you invite
Rev. Candace Chellew-Hodge
11/26/17
VIA NEGATIVA:
EYE OF THE HURRICANE
Persistence
Readings:
From the Jesus Story: Luke 21:5-19: By your endurance you will gain your souls.
From the Apostle Paul: Romans 5:1-5: we boast in our hope
From A Course in Miracles, Chapter 21
: What faith you give to sin you take away from holiness.
Rev. Candace Chellew-Hodge
11/19/17
VIA NEGATIVA:
EYE OF THE HURRICANE
Gratitude
Readings:
From the Hebrew Scriptures: Jeremiah 29:1, 4-7: Build houses and live in them …
From the Jesus Story: Luke 17:11-19:He prostrated himself and Jesus’ feet and thanked him
From A Course in Miracles, Lesson 195: Love is the way I walk in gratitude …
Rev. Candace Chellew-Hodge
11/12/17
VIA NEGATIVA:
EYE OF THE HURRICANE
Seeing Things in a New Light
Readings:
Exodus 32:7-14:
And the Lord changed his/her mind.
Luke 15:1-10: There is more joy in heaven over one sinner who repents than for 99 righteous ones.
Rev. Howard Hanger
11/5/17
VIA NEGATIVA:
EYE OF THE HURRICANE
Breaking the Law
Readings:
Deuteronomy 30:11-14: the word is very near you
Matthew 22:34-40: which commandment in the law is the greatest?
A Course in Miracles, Lesson 127: Seek not within the world to find your Self.
Rev. Candace Chellew-Hodge
10/29/17
VIA NEGATIVA:
EYE OF THE HURRICANE
Wrestling for a Blessing
Readings:
Genesis 32:24-30: I will not let you go unless you bless me.
Luke 18:1-8a: …need to pray always and not lose heart
A Course in Miracles, Lesson 161: Give me your blessing, holy Son of God
Rev. Candace Chellew-Hodge
10/22/17
VIA NEGATIVA:
EYE OF THE HURRICANE
Shine Your Light
Readings:
Matthew 5:14-16: “You are the light of the world.”
I Corinthians 2:11-16: “we have the mind of Christ.”
A Course in Miracles, Chapter 8: “… if you look only at yourself you cannot find yourself.”
Rev. Candace Chellew-Hodge
10/8/17
VIA NEGATIVA:
EYE OF THE HURRICANE
Authority
Readings:
Matthew 21:23-27: By what authority are you doing these things?
Philippians 2:1-8:  be of the same mind
ACIM, Chapter 3: The issue of authority is really a question of authorship.
Rev. Candace Chellew-Hodge
10/1/17
VIA NEGATIVA:
EYE OF THE HURRICANE
Animals
Readings:
Psalm 148:  Praise the Lord from the earth!
Matthew 6: 25-33: Consider the lilies… look at the birds of the air.
Tukaram:I started to call my dog God …
Rev. Candace Chellew-Hodge
9/24/17
VIA NEGATIVA:
EYE OF THE HURRICANE
Seeing in a New Light
Readings:
Exodus 32:7-14: And the Lord changed his/her mind.
Luke 15:1-10: There is more joy in heaven over one sinner who repents than of 99 righteous ones.
A Course in Miracles, Lesson 132: … anyone is free to change his mind.
Rev. Candace Chellew-Hodge
9/19/17
VIA POSITIVA: DO IT YOURSELF (DIY) SPIRITUALITY
Beginner’s Mind
Readings:
From the Jesus Story: Luke 4:14-21: He has sent me to proclaim release to the captives
From the Apostle Paul: 1 Corinthians 1:18-25: Where is the one who is wise?
From A Course in Miracles, Chapter 17: For you can never choose except between God and the ego.
Rev. Candace Chellew-Hodge
9/10/17
VIA POSITIVA: DO IT YOURSELF (DIY) SPIRITUALITY
Humility
Readings:
From the Jesus Story: Luke 14:1, 7-14: All who exalt themselves will be humbled and those who humble themselves will be exalted.
From the Apostle Paul: Galatians 6:1-5: Don’t be impressed with yourself.
From A Course in Miracles, Chapter 4: Humility is a lesson for the ego, not the spirit
Rev. Candace Chellew-Hodge
9/3/17
VIA POSITIVA: DO IT YOURSELF (DIY) SPIRITUALITY
Love
Readings:
Matthew 16:21-26: those who want to save their life will lose it
Romans 12:9-21: Let love be genuine
A Course in Miracles, Chapter 24:  Love is extension.
Rev. Candace Chellew-Hodge

Note: The recorder died before the end of the celebration!

8/27/17
VIA POSITIVA: DO IT YOURSELF (DIY) SPIRITUALITY
Community
Readings:
From the Christian Scriptures: Colossians 3:8-11: Christ is all and in all
From the Jesus Story: John 17:20-23:  … that they may all be one
From A Course in Miracles, Lesson 95: I am one self, united with my Creator
Rev. Candace Chellew-Hodge
8/20/17
VIA POSITIVA: DO IT YOURSELF (DIY) SPIRITUALITY
Forgiveness
Readings:
Matthew 15:21-28: Have mercy on me, Lord, Son of David
Ephesians 4:1-6, 29-32: be kind to one another, tender-hearted, forgiving one another
A Course in Miracles, Chapter 9: The ego, too, has a plan of forgiveness
Rev. Candace Chellew-Hodge
8/6/17
VIA POSITIVA: DO IT YOURSELF (DIY) SPIRITUALITY
Compassion
Readings:
Deuteronomy 30:9-14: the word is very near to you
Luke 10:25-37: he was moved with compassion
A Course in Miracles, Chapter 19: Free your brother here, as I freed you. 
Rev. Candace Chellew-Hodge
7/23/17
VIA POSITIVA: DO IT YOURSELF (DIY) SPIRITUALITY
Non-Duality
Readings:
Matthew 13:24-30, 36-43: Let both of them grow together until the harvest
Romans 8:12-17:  if you live according to the flesh, you will die
A Course in Miracles, Chapter 7: A split mind cannot perceive its fullness
Rev. Candace Chellew-Hodge
7/16/17
VIA POSITIVA: DO IT YOURSELF (DIY) SPIRITUALITY
Words
Readings:
Isaiah 55:10-13: my word … shall not return to me empty
Matthew 13:3-23:this is the one who hears the word and understands it
A Course in Miracles, Manual for Teachers: His Word has promised peace.
Rev. Candace Chellew-Hodge
7/9/17
VIA POSITIVA: DO IT YOURSELF (DIY) SPIRITUALITY
Sabbath
Readings:
Matthew 11:28-30:
I will give you rest
Romans 7:15-23: I delight in the law of God in my inmost self
A Course in Miracles, Chapter 18: I need do nothing.
Rev. Candace Chellew-Hodge
7/2/17
VIA POSITIVA: DO IT YOURSELF (DIY) SPIRITUALITY
Generosity
Readings:
Matthew 10:40-42: Whoever welcomes you welcomes me
2 Corinthians 9:6-12: the one who sows bountifully will also reap bountifully
A Course in Miracles, Manual for Teachers: The teachers of God are generous out of Self interest
Rev. Candace Chellew-Hodge
6/25/17
VIA POSITIVA: DO IT YOURSELF (DIY) SPIRITUALITY
Teachers
Readings:
Matthew 10:24-30:  nothing is covered up that will not be uncovered
Romans 6:1-11: How can we who died to sin go on living in it?
A Course in Miracles, Chapter 4: Teaching and learning are your greatest strengths now
Rev. Candace Chellew-Hodge
6/18/17
VIA TRANSFORMATIVA: TRANSFORMATION, LIBERATION AND CELEBRATION (TLC)
TLC of Faith
Readings:
Romans 4:13-17: For the law brings wrath
Luke 7:1-10: Only speak the word and let my servant be healed.
A Course in Miracles, Chapter 19: Faith is the acknowledgment of union.
Rev. Candace Chellew-Hodge
6/11/17
VIA TRANSFORMATIVA: TRANSFORMATION, LIBERATION AND CELEBRATION (TLC)
TLC of Wisdom
Readings:
Proverbs 8: 22-31: I was God like a master worker and was daily God’s delight.
John 16: 12-15: When the Spirit of truth comes, it will guide you into all truth.
A Course in Miracles, Chapter 14: Learn of His wisdom and His Love
Rev. Candace Chellew-Hodge
6/4/17
VIA TRANSFORMATIVA: TRANSFORMATION, LIBERATION AND CELEBRATION (TLC)
TLC of Diversity
Readings:
Genesis 11: 1-9: Come, let us go down and confuse their language.
Acts 2: 1-4, 12-13: They began to speak in other languages as the Spirit gave them utterance.
A Course in Miracles, Chapter 24:  The death of specialness is not your death, but your awaking into life eternal.
Rev. Candace Chellew-Hodge
5/28/17
VIA TRANSFORMATIVA: TRANSFORMATION, LIBERATION AND CELEBRATION (TLC)
TLC of Unity
Readings:
Acts 1:6-11: …why do you stand looking up toward heaven?
John 17:20-26: … that they may all be one …
ACIM, Lesson 95: You see yourself as a ridiculous parody on God’s creation
Rev. Candace Chellew-Hodge
5/21/17
VIA TRANSFORMATIVA: TRANSFORMATION, LIBERATION AND CELEBRATION (TLC)
TLC of Peace
Readings:
Revelation 22:1-5: the Lord God will be their light
John 14:25-31: Peace I leave with you, my peace I give to you.
ACIM, Chapter 5:Peace is the ego’s greatest enemy
Rev. Candace Chellew-Hodge
5/7/17
VIA TRANSFORMATIVA: TRANSFORMATION, LIBERATION AND CELEBRATION (TLC)
TLC of Home
Readings:
Psalm 23: I shall dwell in the house of the Lord my whole life long.
John 10:22-30: The Father and I are one.
ACIM, Chapter 12: you are not at home in this world
Rev. Candace Chellew-Hodge
4/30/17
VIA TRANSFORMATIVA: TRANSFORMATION, LIBERATION AND CELEBRATION (TLC)
TLC of Awakening
Readings:
Acts 9:1-12:  …suddenly a light from heaven flashed around him.
John 21:1-12a: Jesus said to them “Come and have breakfast.”
A Course in Miracles, Chapter 11: If I live in you, you are awake.
Rev. Candace Chellew-Hodge
4/23/17
VIA TRANSFORMATIVA: TRANSFORMATION, LIBERATION AND CELEBRATION (TLC)
TLC of Trust
Readings:
Psalm 37:1-6:
Trust in the Lord and do good.

Matthew 6:31-34: Therefore, do not worry …

A Course in Miracles, Manual for Teachers: The teacher of God is generous out of Self interest.
Rev. Candace Chellew-Hodge
4/16/17
VIA TRANSFORMATIVA: TRANSFORMATION, LIBERATION AND CELEBRATION (TLC)
TLC of Amazement
Readings:
1 Corinthians 15:12-17, 20-22: for as all die in Adam, so all will be made alive in Christ.
Luke 24:1-11: Why do you look for them living among the dead?
ACIM, Chapter 6: Your resurrection is your reawakening.
Rev. Candace Chellew-Hodge
4/9/17
VIA TRANSFORMATIVA: TRANSFORMATION, LIBERATION AND CELEBRATION (TLC)
TLC of Challenges
Readings:
Deuteronomy 32: 36-39: The Lord will vindicate the people when God sees their power is gone.
Luke 23: 1-12: We found this man perverting our nation, forbidding us to pay taxes to the emperor.
A Course in Miracles, Chapter 4: The only message of the crucifixion is that you can overcome the cross.
Rev. Candace Chellew-Hodge
4/2/17
VIA TRANSFORMATIVA: TRANSFORMATION, LIBERATION AND CELEBRATION (TLC)
TLC of Joy
Readings:
Ephesians 5:8-14: Live as children of light.
Luke 15:11-32: He was lost and is found. And they began to celebrate.
A Course in Miracles, Chapter 29: Seek not outside yourself
Rev. Candace Chellew-Hodge
3/26/17
VIA TRANSFORMATIVA: TRANSFORMATION, LIBERATION AND CELEBRATION (TLC)
Passion
Readings:
James 1:17-27: … be doers of the word, and not merely hearers
Luke 6:6-11: He said to him, “Stretch out your hand.”
ACIM, Section 8 of the Workbook: Your world is seen through eyes of fear
Rev. Candace Chellew-Hodge
3/19/17
VIA CREATIVA: FEEL THE RAPTURE
The Rapture of Possibility
Readings:
Exodus 3:7-14: Who am I … ?
Luke 13:6-9: Let it stand for one more year till I can dig around it.
ACIM, Chapter 30:An ancient hate is passing from the world.
Rev. Candace Chellew-Hodge
3/12/17
VIA CREATIVA: FEEL THE RAPTURE
The Rapture of Finding Our Way
Readings:
Isaiah 55:1-2, 6-9: For my thoughts are not your thoughts
Luke 6:39-45: First take the log out of your own eye so you may see clearly…
A Course in Miracles, Chapter 8: The Kingdom cannot be found alone.
Rev. Candace Chellew-Hodge
3/5/17
VIA CREATIVA: FEEL THE RAPTURE
The Rapture of Standing For Something
Readings:
Philippians 3:17-21: our citizenship is in heaven
Luke 13:31-35: Jerusalem, Jerusalem, the city that kills the prophets and stones those who are sent to it.
A Course in Miracles: The only way to have peace is to teach peace.
Rev. Candace Chellew-Hodge
2/26/17
VIA CREATIVA: FEEL THE RAPTURE
The Rapture of Love
Readings:
Genesis 45:3-8a: God sent me … to preserve you …
Luke 6:27-38: Love your enemies, bless those who curse you, pray for those who abuse you.
A Course in Miracles, Lesson 68: Love holds no grievances.
Muslim Mystic Poet Rumi: Gamble everything for love
Rev. Candace Chellew-Hodge
2/19/17
VIA CREATIVA: FEEL THE RAPTURE
The Rapture of Blessedness
Readings:
Jeremiah 17:5-8: They shall be like a tree planted by water.
Luke 6:17-26: Blessed are you …
A Course in Miracles, Lesson 50: Your faith is placed in the most trivial and insane symbolsSpecial Song: I Believe – written by Rev. Candace Chellew-Hodge and performed by the Jubilee Band and harmonies by Deb Varn.
Rev. Candace Chellew-Hodge
2/12/17
VIA CREATIVA: FEEL THE RAPTURE
The Rapture of Freedom
Readings:
I Corinthians 13:1-8a: Love never ends
Luke 4:22-30: They were filled with rage…
A Course in Miracles, Chapter 23: What cause have you for anger in a world that merely waits your blessing to be free?
Rev. Candace Chellew-Hodge
1/29/17
VIA CREATIVA: FEEL THE RAPTURE
Jubilee! The Musical:
The Rapture of Fulfillment
Featuring performances by Southern Light
1/22/17
VIA CREATIVA: FEEL THE RAPTURE
The Rapture of Yes
Readings:
Mark 9:2-8: it is good for us to be here
I Corinthians 12:7-11: To each is given the manifestation of the Spirit for the common good.
A Course in Miracles, Chapter 14: In this world, you can become a spotless mirror
Rev. Candace Chellew-Hodge
1/15/17
VIA CREATIVA: FEEL THE RAPTURE
The Rapture of Breath
Readings:
Isaiah 42:5-7: Thus says the Lord… who gives breath to the people and spirit to those who walk on it.
Luke 3:15-17, 21-22: The Holy Spirit descended upon him bodily form like a dove.
A Course in Miracles, Lesson 267: each breath infuses me with strength
Rev. Candace Chellew-Hodge
1/8/17
AHSCKNYE: MIRACLES
Miracle of Stars
Readings:
Isaiah 60:1-5: Arise, shine, your light has come; and the glory of the Lord has risen upon you.
Matthew 2:1-12: When they saw the star, they rejoiced exceedingly with great joy.
A Course in Miracles, Manual for Teachers: Look up and see His Word among the stars
Rev. Candace Chellew-Hodge
1/1/17
AHSCKNYE: MIRACLES
Miracle of Infinite Possibilities
Readings:
1 Chronicles 4:9-10: enlarge my border
John 14:11-14: the one who believes in me will also do the works that I do
A Course in Miracles, Chapter 16: Your task is not to seek for love
Rev. Candace Chellew-Hodge

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