First Friday Shabbat Service

Psalm 92:1 . . .  A Song for the Sabbath. It is good to give thanks to the LORD, to sing praises to your name, O Most High!

 

Join us for The Moody Church’s once-a-month Shabbat/Sabbath service called Beth Sar Shalom (House of the Prince of Peace).  On the first Friday of the month, we will come together to pray, worship and learn in a beginner-friendly Sabbath service, incorporating Jewish and Christian elements.

 

In Exodus the Lord commands a day of rest, the Sabbath.  In Deuteronomy we are told that the Sabbath is important because the Lord saved the Hebrews from Egypt.  In the New Testament, in Luke, Jesus proclaims that it is fitting for someone to be healed and set free because the Sabbath is about freedom, salvation, and rest.  As followers of Jesus, the Sabbath is important because Jesus is the Lord of the Sabbath; He gives us rest from having to work to achieve salvation.

 

Join us to discover the harmony of Judaism and Christianity!

 

Traditional Sabbath services and celebrations may be different from what you expect but are meant to glorify God and help us enter rest to reflect on the Most High.

 

Join us for this tremendous opportunity to learn how the Old and New Testaments connect and the ways that Judaism and Christianity come together. Come and enjoy and bring a friend!

 

Location & Time: The service will begin at 6:30pm and will end before 8:00pm in Clarkview (Room 107/108).

Leadership: Roy Schwarcz

Here is the schedule of services for 2020:

  • March 6
  • April 3
  • May 1
  • June 5 (Musical Artist Marty Goetz)
  • July 10
  • August 7
  • September 18 (Rosh Hashanah)
  • September 27 (Yom Kippur)
  • No October Dates
  • November 6
  • December 4 (Hanukkah celebration)

Beth Sar Shalom Bible Study

Held the 2nd Wednesday of each month in Room 304

 

In conjunction with Chosen People Ministries, Moody Church missionary Roy Schwarz leads this monthly Bible study walking through the book of Genesis. You’ll learn the unity of the old and new covenants from a Jewish perspective, helping you better understand the Jewish roots of our faith in Jesus

 

It’s a wonderful opportunity for Christians and Jewish people to learn together from our shared Scriptures. Everyone is welcome!

 

For more information, contact Roy at rschwarcz@chosenpeople.com

Leadership: Roy Schwarcz

Chosen People Ministries

The Moody Church has the privilege of partnering with Chosen People Ministries to serve the broader Jewish population of Chicago. Chosen People exists to pray for, evangelize, disciple, and serve Jewish people everywhere and to help fellow believers do the same.

 

For more information about Chosen People, please visit https://www.chosenpeople.com.

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