In a world that is constantly driving wedges between groups and individuals, how do we form a community that reflects the one whom we worship? How can we practice community in way that strengthens our faith?
Worship this week: Saturday at 4:00 p.m. – Celebration of Ordination for Don Glanzer
(No 5:00 p.m. worship)
Sunday – 8:30 a.m. Traditional Worship in Sanctuary
10:00 a.m. Outdoor Contemporary Worship on the lawn(weather permitting)
June 22nd – Shaping Communities
Questions for the week:
- What are the stories of this community?
- What is its bread? That is, what gives it continuing nourishment and life?
- Who are the people that are drawn into this community? (and who may feel left out?)
Devotions for the week:
Monday – Jeremiah17:14; Mark 10:47, 49
Loving Savior, you invite me to new life. I want to be strong but the truth is, I’m broken. Only say the word, and I shall be healed.
Tuesday – Jeremiah 29:11; John 14:27
Some days as I read the news, I wonder about the future. Quiet my heart to hear your words assuring me that you will be with me always.
Wednesday – Jeremiah 14:17; John 1:29
Our sins condemn us, Jesus. Give me the strength to trust that your grace and mercy have won the victory.
Thursday – I Samuel 12:22; II Corinthians 8:9
Thank you for being a God of abundance! Forgive me what I become tight fisted rather than embracing your way of generosity.
Friday – Genesis 49:25; Mark 5:19
Today, lead me to someone who can hear from me the hope or encouragement that is found only in you .
Saturday – Ezekiel 34:22; John 10:12,14
Thank you, Jesus, for the promise that you’re a good shepherd.