Jan. 6 “Light Versus Darkness” Matthew 2:1-12, Ephesians 3:1-12 This is Epiphany Sunday and Communion Sunday. We will explore ‘darkness’ as ignorance. Paul speaks of the mystery of the gospel made known by revelation.
Jan. 13 “What about Baptism” Luke 3:15-17, 21-22, Acts 8:14-17 This is noisy offering Sunday. We will look at the 3 types of baptism mentioned in the bible; water, fire, Holy Spirit. God has opened God’s love, forgiveness, presence, and power to all.
Jan. 20 “Pray for Leaders” I Timothy 2:1-7 We will begin a 2-week series focusing on the current situation in the United Methodist Church. Paul admonishes his readers to pray for everyone, including leaders, so that all may live peaceably. I will outline some of the structure of the UMC and talk about how we are governed. I will encourage all of us to pray.
Jan. 27 “Gifts of Leadership” I Corinthians 12:1-11, Luke 4:14-21 Paul writes of the leadership gifts given by the spirit for the church and the common good. Jesus declares his calling and mission as he reads from Isaiah. I will give an overview of the work of the Finding Our Way Forward commission in preparation for the General Conference in February. I will focus on the gifts given for the building up of the church for the common good.
Cornwall UMC 717-272-0148
P.O. Box 687 Alden St. Cornwall, PA 17016
For GPS locater enter 50 Freeman Dr. Lebanon, PA
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