Messages from April 2020

Messages from April 2020

Setting our Faith and Hope

The challenge of Easter means that we are a new creation. Join Pastor Wayne in our worship service for the Third Sunday of Easter. Our scripture is 1 Peter 1:17-23. You are invited to view the order of worship here.

Indescribable and Glorious Joy

(Sorry for some technical issues in both the video and audio files). Welcome to the Second Sunday of Easter. This morning, we begin a three-week sermon series based upon the Epistle lesson from 1 Peter that we are calling “Revive Us Again.” This morning, our scripture is 1 Peter 1:3-9 and the author invites us to experience an “indescribable and glorious joy.” For an overview of this series and the rest of Eastertide, click here.

Easter 2020

Easter is normally a time of great celebration with family and friends. However, the restrictions placed by our response to the COVID-19 virus are causing us to celebrate Easter differently. Instead of huge crowds at church with family time to follow, we are worshiping online at home and using technology to visit family and friends. This Easter morning at McFarland UMC, we are celebrating Easter as best we can in a remote environment. We look forward to the day when…

Palm Sunday 2020

In this era of COVID-19, we are meeting online so that we don’t infect each other with the virus. We are in exile and our situation will probably get worse before it gets better, but we hold out hope that we will be together soon. This morning, we join with Pastor Wayne for our message while Vicki Riddle and David Kammerdiener bring our music. You are welcome to follow our Order of Worship for this service of Morning Prayer and…