Humility is the beginning of hope and healing. We can and should have conversations with God all the time. We can experience a relationship with God that is open and loving.
What weighs you down? What burdens do you bear? Do you or a loved one have a disability? Today’s Bible story tells about a woman who was bowed down and unable to stand up straight. Later we’ll hear about her positive interaction with Jesus.
Are you or someone you know struggling financially? Hundreds of Bible verses show that God cares about the poor and calls us and the nation to help those in poverty. Today we listen to the Biblical prophet Amos and talk about how we help the poor.
Do you think the U.S. is going in the right direction? Polls show that most people do not think so. What does it mean for our nation to go in the right direction? Today we’ll hear about Biblical and Americans values that bless the people of our nation and world.
Stay in motion physically, engaged mentally, and open spiritually.
Disconnection, divisions, and loneliness are a painful part of our personal and national life, but they do not have the final word. Today we celebrate community and our connection with Jesus Christ and our spiritual family.
What do you think of when you hear the word “missionary”? Today we’ll hear the story of some of the first Christian missionaries and learn about today’s missionaries and short-term mission teams.
What change, move, or journey have you had to make even though you did not want to, or it was very difficult? How did you deal with it? How did your faith help you? Today we’ll hear how some early Christians dealt with an unwanted move and a difficult journey.
Has someone hurt or abused you or someone you know, and then claimed they had changed? How do you decide whether or not to forgive, trust someone, or give them another chance? Today we’ll hear how the early Christians responded when their former persecutor claimed he was now a follower of Christ.
We gather to worship together,
Different people, different lives, different histories,
Yet all disciples of one Teacher.
Jesus, the Word made flesh, dwelling among us.