Monthly Archives: October 2011

Hurricane Irene

August 28, 2011          Because HurricaneIrene hit our church area at the same time we usually conduct worship it was decided, for the safety of the parisioners, that our services would be cancelled for the day.  Fortunatly, except for some downed trees, … Continue reading

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Recognizing Ourselves in the Body of Christ

August 21, 2011                     10th Sunday After Pentecost Exodus 1:8–2:10                      Romans 12:1–8            Matthew 16:13–20            Today’s New Testament scriptures talk about recognition.  Matthew talks about the disciples recognizing Jesus as the Messiah and, in Romans, Paul talks about how we … Continue reading

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The Heart of Our Intentions

August 14, 2011         9th Sunday After Pentecost Genesis 45:1–15           Romans 11:1–2a, 29–32          Matthew 15: 10–28             Our first Gospel story is a discussion about an argument that Jesus had with some Pharisees and Jewish law, and the second is … Continue reading

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Communing in Faith with Christ

August 7, 2011                       8th Sunday After Pentecost Genesis 37:1–4, 12–28 Romans 10:5–15          Matthew 14:22–33           The current Methodist tradition is that once a month we have communion.  It was not always like this.  Many of you know that when … Continue reading

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