Messages from December 2022

Messages from December 2022

Christmas Day 2022

“For unto us a child is born…”  Join us for Christmas morning worship. This was a very informal “carols by request” service with a brief meditation by Pastor Wayne. Merry Christmas everyone!

Christmas Eve 2022

This is the Christmas Eve worship service from December 24, 2022, at McFarland United Methodist Church in Rossville, Georgia. We were contending with bitter cold on the afternoon of the service and that affected attendance. It was only about 20% of what we normally expect on Christmas Eve. However, the Spirit was present and the harmonies were beautiful. I was brought to tears on the final verse of Silent Night sung a cappella.  Thank you for a wonderful year. Join…

Advent 4: 2022

Hello McFarland! Pastor Wayne here! Today is the fourth Sunday of Advent. Normally in this space we would present the message for today. However, today was the Sunday that the choir performed their cantata, The Promised Hope. The choir did a good job with a touch of adversity since sickness limited their number. But they persevered in spite of the challenges. I thank them for their hard work and dedication. I wish that I could present their performance in this space. However,…

Joseph: What’s The Story Joe?

As we continue traveling “On The Way to Bethlehem,” we drop in to visit with Joseph. The man engaged to Mary. Well, probably more like Mary, a slightly older teenager who has established a reputation as a carpenter, or craftsman. He is in an arranged engagement/marriage with Mary. He’s just found out that Mary is pregnant and he is not happy. This child is not his. How does he react? What does he do? Join us as we take a…