Faith invites us to grow in God's grace together into God's church on earth. We all need to be together in God's mind to do that! Come celebrate Laity Sunday with members of our church providing their witness to faith, along with a special message from Pastor John Blossom, and weather permitting a community prayer walk afterwards. See you on Sunday!
With the world's troubles in the headlines, come to hear Pastor John's sermon, "A Common Evil," to reflect on how Christian hope responds to these evils. There will be hope, love, and the compassion of Christ encouraging us forward. See you then!AC
We have a big Sunday coming up, with our World Communion Sunday celebrtion, Pastor John''s sermon "Taking the Knee(s)," a Pastor's Circle discussion about the life of the church, and then please return at 1PM as you are able for the blessing of your pets, rain or shine, on the front lawn and in the fellowship hall, as needed. See you then, may God's blessings be upon you and with you!
Remember saying "No fair!" when you were a kid? Feel like that still sometimes? Pastor John's sermon this Sunday guides us through Jesus' parable of the vineyard and the workers in Matthew to help us understand how God wants us to keep our eyes on the prize of faith. Sunday School for kids, great fellowship, and more - see you at 10AM, 145 Main Street - ALL are welcome!
Which way do we go as a church? God's way! Come hear Pastor John's sermon "This Way!," based on the story of Moses leading the Israelites through waters parted by God. (Exodus 14) Before worship, our first meeting of our new lectionary Bible study group will take place at 9.15 in the fellowship hall, and there will be our usual fellowship time afterwards, along with a meeting of our Finance Committee. Please don't forget our open house for Unity House at 2PM - come see our progress in mission!
What if you were to meet the living God in the middle of your everyday life? What if God wanted to talk to you, just because of who you are? That's what happened to someone named Moses, a murderer on the lam from both a king and Moses' own people. Come to worship this Sunday, 10AM, to celebrate our powerful, awesome, living God, who wants so much to be with you! Pastor John's sermon, "Are You Ready for Your Close-Up?" is based on readings from Exodus 3:1-15 and Matthew 16:21-28. Holy Communion will be shared also. See you then!
You'd think that feeding five thousand families would be enough to be a disciple of Jesus, right? Well, that was just one part of Jesus' training for his disciples - and the next part was quite a boat ride! Come and celebrate God's grace with joy-filled worship this Sunday, 10AM, and hear Pastor John Blossom's sermon "Get in the Boat." Scripture passages for this week: Genesis 37:1-4, 12-23, Matthew 14:22-33
In his message this Sunday, July 30th at 10AM, Pastor John Blossom will be speaking about "The Courage to Conquer," focused on this week's reading from Romans 8:26-39. Whatever our challenges, God's offers us the courage to be "more than conquerors through Christ, who loved us." See you then!"
Our worship on Sunday, July 23rd at 10AM features Pastor John Blossom's sermon "You are Here," following the lectionary scriptures from Genesis 28:10-19a (Jacob's ladder) and Romans 8:12-25 (Paul's hope from faith). Our Music DIrector Laurie Brandl returns from vacation this week.
Have a blessed week - see you Sunday!
Our worship on Sunday, July 16th at 10AM features Pastor John Blossom's sermon "More than Luck," following the lectionary scriptures from Genesis 25:19-34 (Jacob and Esau) and Matthew 13:1-9, 18-23 (Jesus' parable of the sower). Our guest musician Susan Paulsen returns with her beautiful guitar playing, accompanied by her talented faith friend Justine Guckin, and our choir. Thanks again to Ken and Sue Paulsen for their spirited music leadership last week!
Don.t forget the Yalesville UMC picnic this Saturday, July 15th, from 11AM to 3PM, part of their celebration of their 150th anniversary as a congregation.
Our Church on the Go visitation team is planning a visit for this coming Wednesday, July 19th, leaving from the church about 3.20PM. Please contact Charlie Moreau or Pastor John for details.
Have a blessed week - see you Sunday!
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