getting along with one another

The opening and ending lines of the gospel for tomorrow speak of a community that is formed in relation to the ancient laws and instructions of the Hebrew scriptures and to the teachings and spirit of Jesus:
Jesus said to the disciples, If another member of the church sins against you, go and point out the fault when the two of you are alone… for where two or three are gathered in my name, I am there among them.  Matt 18:15 and 20.
The faith we share is formed and shown in assemblies and gatherings. In tomorrow’s gospel we’ll hear a little bit about what today we might call conflict management. How do get along together after we’ve gotten to know one another? How do we-self-sufficient suburbanites-enter into real community. How do grow from being spectators and advisors in the church to members of a family of faith?

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