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Provincial Youth Gathering 2019 has ended
Tuesday, June 18 • 3:50pm - 4:50pm
Rule of Life

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Christian disciples follow Jesus. But what makes discipleship run deep? Is it following Jesus by whim? desire? Brilliant ideas? Or is there an order? A Rule of Life is an orderly path of discipleship. The Anglican Way of following Jesus offers a brilliant Rule of Life to disciples of all ages—it is the Life of Christ Himself: as a prism can refract a beam of light into a rainbow spectrum, and as an architect shapes a room which in turn shapes its inhabitants, so the life of Christ, refracted into the spectrum of the Christian Year, shapes those who embrace a Prayer Book Spirituality. The best things in life tend to the real, rather than the virtual—and thus there are lots of lonely people in a hyper-connected world. Young Americans seem hungry for a Rule of Life that involves other people in real community—along with a faith to believe and a place to belong. Learn how God’s Old Testament calendar finds its way through the prism of Jesus into a colorful Prayer Book Spirituality which Young Anglicans can adopt as a meaningful, lifelong, catholic, and evangelical Rule of Life.

Speakers
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Rev. John Boonzaaijer

Born in Michigan to a Dutch immigrant family, John worked in the family’s European Pastry Bakery, as one of nine children. After eight years in his first pastorate in Sand Springs, Oklahoma (1994-2002), he and his wife Christine moved to Tyler, Texas, to teach and administrate in... Read More →


Tuesday June 18, 2019 3:50pm - 4:50pm
Maple Room

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