We celebrate the baptism of Leah Kennedy, daughter of Nicole and Richard Caddell
All ages are invited to receive bread and juice, reminders of our place at God’s table!
The Ten Most Challenging Questions of the Bible Series Continues
10: How does the love of God abide in anyone who has the world’s goods and refuses to help? (7/2)
9: Am I my brother’s keeper? (7/9)
8: What do you see? (7/16)
7: Am I God? (7/23)
6: What shall we do with these old things? (7/30)
5: THIS SUNDAY: “Who would not fear God? “
4: Why do you wrong each other? (8/13) (Remembering Hiroshima and Nagasaki)
3: Where did you glean today? (8/20)
2: Where has your beloved gone? (8/27)
1: Why do you work for that which does not satisfy? (9/3)
Introduction to the Sunday Lesson: Jeremiah 10:7
By Pastor Doug
If you did not manage to make reservations along the pathway of the August 21st solar eclipse, fear not! The eclipse of 2024 will offer New Englanders 95% coverage with only a short drive to experience 100% darkness on April 8th.
Shamans of prescientific times taught followers to dread these astronomical events. Some say a frog or a demon is swallowing the sun! They bang pots and pans to chase the threat away. Even the Biblical prophet Joel warned believers to fear eclipse (Joel 2:17). But not Jeremiah.
or be troubled by signs in the sky,
even though the nations are troubled by them. (Jeremiah 10:2)
Still, Jeremiah DID expect believers to be troubled by God. “Who would not fear God,” he asked. Are you troubled by God? Theologian Martin Buber wrote:
We gather Sunday in the mystery of God’s presence. Will we bang the pots and pans of postmodernism to drive away this demon or can we find security in God whom Martin Buber called “The Good?”
THIS SUNDAY, Following Worship, 11:15am to 12:30pm