Wednesday, December 02, 2009

The Second Sunday of Advent

This Sunday, the second Sunday of Advent, the traditional theme is peace. Peace. Don't we need it? In all its many forms. Will there ever be peace in our world? Will there ever be peace in my life? Peace. Jesus is called Prince of Peace. Jesus will bring peace. Can I have a down payment or an installment now? The Scriptures for this Sunday are:
Isaiah 2.1-5
Isaiah 9.2-7
Luke 1.67-79
Isaiah 32.16-17
The worship bulletin is here.

Monday, November 30, 2009

God’s Renewed Creation: Call to Hope and Action

This link is to a letter from the United Methodist Church Council of Bishops. Take time to read it.
"God's creation is in crisis. We, the Bishops of The United Methodist Church, cannot remain silent while God's people and God's planet suffer. This beautiful natural world is a loving gift from God, the Creator of all things seen and unseen. God has entrusted its care to all of us, but we have turned our backs on God and on our responsibilities..."