Focus Verse: The greatest among you will be your servant.
Focus Hymn: Let us build a house where prophets speak, and words are strong and true, where all God’s children dare to seek to dream God’s reign anew. Here the cross shall stand as witness and as symbol of God’s grace; here as one we claim the faith of Jesus. All are welcome! All are welcome! All are welcome in this place!
Human Need: Authenticity, or the need for people to be part of a religion that’s real
Community Challenge: Knowledge of the law isn’t to lift us up but to keep us grounded in service. Jesus counsels against exalting ourselves but that humility and service is more esteemed in God’s kingdom.
Personal Response: That we will see discipleship as a downward journey in humility and service