Adult Education for Lent: “Who is My Neighbor?”

But wanting to vindicate himself, [an expert in the law] asked Jesus, “Who is my neighbor?” ~Luke 10:29 NRSV

February 17 – March 24, 2024

9:30 a.m. | Assembly Room

Jesus’ story of the Good Samaritan invites us to imagine what it looks like to be a good neighbor. What does it mean for us to “go and do likewise” (v. 37) as individuals and a congregation? We will explore stories from Luke & Acts about how Jesus and the early church engaged with their neighbors. We will consider what neighboring looks like for us today in our own communities.

Get Linked-In for Lent as our education, small groups, and preaching life at Nassau will all focus on these stories.

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Audio recordings will be posted below each class description.

Join us each Sunday morning as Eric Barreto facilitates our exploration of what neighboring looks like through stories in Luke and Acts.

Eric Barreto is Weyerhaeuser Associate Professor of New Testament at Princeton Theological Seminary, an ordained Baptist minister, and a Nassau parent. He earned a BA in religion from Oklahoma Baptist University, an MDiv from Princeton Seminary, and a PhD in New Testament from Emory University. Prior to coming to Princeton Seminary, he served as associate professor of New Testament at Luther Seminary, and also taught as an adjunct professor at the Candler School of Theology and McAfee School of Theology.

February 17 | Luke 10:25-37

The Good Samaritan

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February 25 | Luke 8:26-39

The Gerasene Demoniac

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March 3 | Luke 15

The Lost Sheep, the Lost Coin, the Prodigal Son

Ned Walthall will lead the class in connection with his Conference Room exhibit “Who is My Neighbor?” featuring portraits from New York City’s Grand Central Terminal. View on Lenscratch (link).
Ned Walthall is a photographer based in Lawrenceville, New Jersey. He received his MFA from the Institute of Art and Design at New England College (formerly the New Hampshire Institute of Art). His work has been shown throughout the United States and abroad.

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March 10 | Acts 8:26-40

The Ethiopian Eunuch

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March 17 | Acts 5:1-11

Ananias and Sapphira

Youth Sunday preachers will use Acts 5:16-29 “The Arrest of the Apostles”

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March 24 | Luke 7:11-17

The Widow of Nain

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