June 19 : A Story Worth Telling

YOU Have a Story Worth Telling

We will explore how to discover and tell our unique faith story of how God has been present in our lives. We will explore our personal stories in relationship to God’s story as captured in the pages of scripture.

Harold “Jake’ Jacobson is an ordained Lutheran (ELCA) pastor who has served for the past 38 years at Grace Lutheran Church in Clarion, PA. For the past 13 years he has also served as Assistant to the Bishop of the Northwestern Pennsylvania Synod and as Director of Evangelical Mission for the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America. He is a practicing certified Spiritual Director. He is also a former campus pastor and hospice chaplain.

Pastor Jacobson holds degrees from Jamestown Community College (Chemistry), Gettysburg College (Religion/Biblical Studies) and the Lutheran Theological Seminary at Gettysburg and a certification in Spiritual Direction from College of the Holy Cross.

He is the author of Front Porchin’, a guide to faith sharing in the Appalachian Context, Building Missional Tables, a guide to creating congregational mission strategies, and two books: Holy Talk: An Introduction to Scripture for the Occasionally Biblically Embarrassed (2018 Lulu Press), and Rockin’ the Front Porch, (2020 Lulu Press), a guide to faith sharing in today’s new normal.


Intro video:  https://youtu.be/W2qsvYQMCUs

Recording of Zoom session:  https://youtu.be/5kFM4Kaulwg