When our faith is tested, how do we respond? With boldness and love? Acts 6:1-15; Acts 7:51-8:1a
One woman. One Son…who would proclaim the arrival of Israel’s king. Luke 1:13-17; Luke 1:39-45
Why is the story called “Ruth” when it could just as easily be called “Naomi”? In a way, I suppose that both are “supporting actors” in the sense that this is the story of two women overcoming terrible troubles by God’s grace and their devotion to each other.
Sunday, July 8, 2018 Supporting Actors – “Esau…and Jacob” Forgiveness is more powerful than any of us really know. Genesis 25:27-34; Genesis 1-10, 41; Genesis 33:1-7 There are a lot of tragic brother stories in the Bible. Cain murders Abel. Joseph is sold into slavery by his brothers. The prodigal son is resented by his […]
I suppose we could all recount some stories of times in our lives when we felt part of a pretty one-sided friendship. Perhaps it was a difficult season in your friend’s life when you were called to be simply loyal, looking past the moment, willing to be the “supporting actor.”
Sunday, June 24, 2018 When it comes to the Bible, you’d best keep an eye on the person standing to the side Genesis 17:15-19; Genesis 18:1-15 There is one thing you quickly learn when you begin to dig into the Bible. You better keep an eye on the “supporting actors and actresses,” the ones […]
We welcomed Laura Robinson to worship on Sunday, June 3. Laura is a member of First UMC Marion, the Middle School Youth Director and the FUMC Preschool Director.
It seems so straight-forward: Do Justice. But do we? Micah 6:8; Jeremiah 7:1-7, 11; Mark 11:15-17
Acts 1:6-8; Acts 3:1-10 (NRSV)
God brought us to him because there is work to be done…come and see! John 12:20-26; Acts 16:11-15 (NRSV)