John 20:1-1820:1 Early on the first day of the week, while it was still dark, Mary Magdalene came to the tomb and saw that the stone had been removed from the tomb. 2 So she ran and went to Simon Peter and the other disciple, the one whom Jesus loved, and said to them, “They have…
Matthew 5:1-12 Reassemble the Saints
Today we remember those who have died this year, members, non-members, who have been spiritual role models for our faith, and for our world..
Holy Communion: Basic Beliefs
Communion: Why do you spend your money for that which is not bread, and your labor for that which does not satisfy? Listen carefully to me, and eat what is good, and delight yourselves in rich food. Isa 55.1-5
1 Corinthians 12:3-13 Use Your Giftcards
To each is given the manifestation of the Spirit for the common good.
John 10:1-10 “Entrance Gate”
Jesus is the gate. are we in our out, or both?
Palm and Passion Sunday According to Matthew
The congregation remaining seated, the Passion Gospel is read in parts, led by a narrator who begins by saying: The Passion of our Lord Jesus Christ according to Matthew. PALMS and PREPARATIONS NARRATOR: As they approached Jerusalem and came to Bethphage on the Mount of Olives, Jesus sent two disciples, saying to them, JESUS: “Go…
Hebrews 2:14-18 “For Folks Like Us.”
Because he himself was tested by what he suffered, he is able to help those who are being tested.
2 Timothy 1.1-14. Guard Good Treasure. 20161002 RSUMC
Paul knew Timothy would hesitate at times, and Paul knew we, the church, would as well.
Luke 14:25-33 The Cost of Discipleship 20160904 RSUMC
When Jesus welcomed the marginalized, forgotten and excluded folks, he talked, ate, fellow shipped, touched, and healed them, AND he sent them to go and “Sin No More.”
John 14.23-29 “Serving up Jesus Helper” 20160501 RSUMC
God will give us a helper, and Advocate, a representative, a spokesperson, a trainer, a coach, a voice, a breath of God’s creative wind. The Holy Spirit.