Monthly Archives: May 2013

May 26, 2013 – Announcements

We’ve got a few things going on in the summer.

June 9, 2013 – 8 AM – Prayer Breakfast – Come enjoy fellowship in prayer and breakfast by the Erlandsons.

Jun 15, 2013 – 9 AM – Work Day – Let’s get the building back in shape!

Jun 17 – 7 PM – Council Meeting

June 23 – Hymn Sunday – A special hymn service will be held in place of the normal Sunday service.

July 7 – Park Service – The annual service at Hopkinton State Park is back!

May 26, 2013 – 2 Corinthians 9 – In Unselfishness

Today’s passage: 2 Corinthians 9:6-7

When it comes to unselfishness, it’s not just about money, but about giving ourselves. It is as much about generosity as it is about joy. Do we anticipate and look forward to giving, or do we count the lost pennies?

There are plenty of models of generosity throughout the Bible, the greatest of which was Jesus’ sacrifice. Do we follow these examples? Though tithing and giving is sometimes a touchy subject in church, an honest message on the blessing of generosity is coupled with the acknowledgement that giving is ultimately a personal issue between ourselves and God.

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May 19, 2013 – Psalm 90 – In Overcoming the Blahs

Today’s passage: Psalm 90

How do we overcome “the blahs”, doing the same thing over and over again, getting weary and feeling empty? What does the Lord say about this matter in how we are to act, react, and interact with the Lord and our neighbors? The best thing to do is to turn to Scripture to remember where we should be instead of being in the blahs, so tune in and find out what’s next!

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May 5, 2013 – Luke 5 – In Complacency

Today’s passage: Luke 5:27-39

“Tradition is the living faith of the dead, whereas traditionalism is the dead faith of the living.” – E. E. Cummings

Complacency, traditionalism – “the surest formula for mediocrity”, “let’s do it that way because we’ve always done it that way”, “rituals that have become rightly set into a cast iron matrix of rules and regulations”

How have we restricted God’s work and relationship with us because of our contraints of traditionalism? How does old and current forms of traditionalism oppose God’s progressive work in us?

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