Jazz @ Emmanuel – Our 30th Season

“Won’t You Be My Neighbor?”

Join Jazz @ Emmanuel this year as we present common themes addressed by Mr. Rogers, as only Jazz @ Emmanuel can.

September 9.     Come as You Are
October 14.         True Colors
November 11.     Harvest of the Heart
December 9.       No Vacancy/Vacancy
January 13.         Standing on the Mountain Top
February 10.       The Heart of the Matter
March 10. 
            Wild Women Don’t Get the Blues
April 14.                Broken Dreams
May 12.                  End/Beginning

The Scriptures mention how to treat our neighbor at least 43 times. The most famous discourse being this:

The Greatest Commandment.

28 One of the teachers of the law came and heard them debating. Noticing that Jesus had given them a good answer, he asked him, “Of all the commandments, which is the most important?”

29 “The most important one,” answered Jesus, “is this: ‘Hear, O Israel: The Lord our God, the Lord is one.[e] 30 Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind and with all your strength.’[f] 31 The second is this: ‘Love your neighbor as yourself.’[g] There is no commandment greater than these.”

Today, I will ask myself, “Who is my neighbor?”  and   “Lord, what would you have me do to show it?













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