Worship Series

Epiphany 2019

Posted By on Jan 5, 2020

January Worship: The Season of Epiphany January 5 –Epiphany Sunday (Isaiah 60:1-6; Psalm 72:1-7, 10-14; Ephesians 3:1-12; Matthew 2:1-12) January 12 –Baptism of the Lord Sunday (Isaiah 42:1-9; Psalm 29; Acts 10:34-43; Matthew 2:13-17) January 19 –Martin Luther King, Jr. Weekend & Human Relations Sunday. Human Relations Day is one of six special giving opportunities throughout the year. This Sunday...

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Advent 2019

Posted By on Dec 1, 2019

Our Journey Through Advent: *God Bless Us Every One! The Redemption of Scrooge The cultural context in which Dickens placed his powerful Christmas story was 1800’s England—a time of great divide between rich and poor—something on which Dickens wanted to shed a light. His main character, Ebenezer Scrooge, is clear as the story begins that the only redeeming value in life was in getting more money. He lives in resentment, fear and the...

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The Christian life is a journey of discipleship where we follow the Way of Jesus modeled by many who traveled this path before us. As we prayerfully consider our financial and material support of our beloved St. Paul’s church community for 2020, let us spend time in the presence of those who also sought to give of themselves to God. Let us experience the Way of Poverty through St. Francis of Assisi, the Way of Authority from Mary...

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Living Water

Posted By on Sep 1, 2019

The Book of Revelation ends with this beautiful vision: “Then the angel showed me the river of the water of life, bright as crystal, flowing from the throne of God and of the Lamb through the middle of the street of the city. On either side of the river is the tree of life with its twelve kinds of fruit, producing its fruit each month; and the leaves of the tree are for the healing of the nations.” Water plays an important...

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Children of the Heart

Posted By on Aug 21, 2019

The people called Methodist have a long history of concern for social justice. Our founder, John Wesley, took strong and forthright positions on slavery, poverty, health care, and many other issues that impacted basic human right. As the church grew and matured, the Methodists developed Social Principles that declared our position on the major social issues of the day. This summer, as we struggle with the uncertainty of our future...

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Posted By on Jul 1, 2019

June 2—Ascension Sunday with Worship & Picnic at Stewart Park! (Acts 1:1-11): Tons of singing, some fun with bubbles, and an ‘uplifting’ message. June 9—Pentecost Sunday with the Welcoming of New Members! (Acts 2:1-21) June 16—Trinity Sunday and a Celebration of the Fathering Spirit. (Romans 5:1-5 & John 16:12-15) June 23—Guest preacher, Rev. Rebecca Dolch, will be returning to Forest Home UMC as their part-time pastor...

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