The Parables of Jesus

  •   Sunday September 17, 2023 from 12:00 am - Sunday November 26, 2023 12:00 am

Wedding receptions, farming, failed investments, unreliable employees, bad tenants, lost sheep, buried treasure—Jesus told all of these short stories filled with gritty particulars to teach us about the all encompassing reality of the life of following Jesus.

Join us this fall as we read these earthy stories about his heavenly kingdom.

Sundays, 10am, beginning September 17
Bureau Gravity (56 S. LaSalle St, Aurora)

Find out more about our Sunday Gatherings here.


9/17 The Stories Jesus Told (Matthew 13:10-17, 34-35) — Pastor Trevor

9/24 The Story of the Workers (Matthew 20:1-16) — Pastor Mark

10/1 The Story of the Two Sons (Matthew 21:28-32) — Pastor Trevor

10/8 The Story of the Unforgiving Employee (Matthew 18:21-35) — Pastor Trevor

10/13 (Friday All Parish Dinner) The Story of the Farmer (Matthew 13:1-9, 18-23) — Pastor Trevor

10/15 The Story of the Wedding (Matthew 22:1-14) — Pastor Casey

10/22 The Story of the Coin (Matthew 22:15-22) — Pastor Trevor

10/29 The Great Commandment (Matthew 22:34-46)— Pastor Trevor

11/4 (Saturday, 7pm All Saints Vigil) The Great Commission (Matthew 28:16-20)— Pastor Casey

11/5 (Feast of All Saints) The Blessings (Matthew 5:1-12)— Pastor Trevor

11/12 The Story of Ten Maidens (Matthew 25:1-13)— Leah Mitchell

11/19 The Story of the Inheritance (Matthew 25:14-30)— Pastor Trevor

11/26 The End of the Story (Matthew 25:31-46)— Rachel Wassink


The Gospel of Matthew—one chapter a day for 28 days will take you through the entire book.

Things to Read

City of Light Church Aurora · The Parables of Jesus 2023