Messages on Witness
What a wonderful day for Homecoming! It was good to see so many of you in person this morning! Reverend Laura Trent brought the message on James 5:13-20 and then we shared a covered dish luncheon in the Fellowship Hall. It was a good day to be in the house of the Lord! If anyone happened to think of getting some pictures, please let us know in the church office. Thanks.
What does it mean to be a witness? That is the question asked in today’s sermon. This second Sunday of Easter typically brings up “doubting Thomas.” But was Thomas truly a doubter? He was the first to declare that Jesus was God and he is credited with taking the Good News to the Indian sub continent.
“For all the saints, who from their labors rest, who thee by faith before the world confessed, thy name, O Jesus, be forever blest. Alleluia! Alleluia!”(For All the Saints, UMH 711, Words: William W. How (1864), Music: Ralph Vaughan Williams (1906)) On this day we gather to celebrate All Saints Day, a day to remember those saints in the church and the saints who influenced our lives in the example that they set for us. We especially remember those members…
Reverend Paul Womack ponders what is means to be a witness. The scripture this morning is Luke 24:46-48. Thank you, Reverend Womack, for substituting for Pastor Wayne as he finishes his vacation. For technical reasons, the presentation this morning provides only an audio of the sermon.