Sunday February 14, 2021 Mark 1:40-45 - Jesus & a Blind Man Sermon - A Compassionate God, and Angry Jesus, & a Church Called to Suffer With
Sunday February 7, 2021 Mark 1:29-39 - Jesus Heals Simon's Mother-in-Law Sermon - A New Look at Resurrection, Women in Ministry & The Mission Jesus Gave to His Disciples
Jesus lifts up a woman, knocked down by a fever. This weeks story is good news to everyone who has felt overwhelmed, inadequate, weary and burned out this past week. We will look for fresh new understandings of resurrection, what it means to be a disciples, & how Jesus saves. But we will also hear and share a healing word of affirmation that lifts us up and encourages us after feeling down and out.
We will celebrate Communion at the Lord's Table this week
January 24, 2021 - Epiphany 3 Mark 1:14-20 - Jesus Calls the Disciples Simon, Andrew, James and John
A New Beginning in Discipleship We explore some fresh perspectives on the good news that Jesus announces and what it could mean to be a disciple.
January 17, 2021 Mark 5: 21-43 - Jesus and Veronica the Hemorrhaging Woman A Service Celebrating Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day A Fresh New Faith - How Jesus and Veronica Encourage us to Proclaim that Black Lives Matter.
*This service quotes from Our God is Marching On, and Letter from Birmingham Jail, by Martin Luther King, Jr. Lines in italics quote from We Shall Overcome #570 in The New Century Hymnal, and Lift Every Voice and Sing #593 in The New Century Hymnal I Still have a Dream: Service Prayers for Martin Luther King, Jr. Weekend 2020, was written by the Rev. Trayce Potter, Minister for Youth and Young Adult Engagement, Faith Education, Innovation and Formation Team (Faith INFO) UCC.
Sunday January 10, 2021 Mark 1:4-11 Semper Reformanda - A Fresh Start with Jesus The importance of confessing racism and white supremacy in the white American church today