Service for 7/30/2023

Greenup & Cottonwood United Methodist Churches

Rev. Cameron D St.Michael – July 30, 2023

Faith & Wisdom: Pursuit of Wisdom

9th Sunday after Pentecost

Reading: Proverbs 4:1-9; James 3:13-18; Mark 12:28-34.

Reflection: Psalm 25.

Today’s full service can be viewed on YouTube here or below.

Today’s full service text can be viewed, downloaded, or printed here.

Included in the PDF is the text of today’s sermon, scripture readings, prayers, the prayer list, and all other service information.

Pursuit of Wisdom

Faith & Wisdom
Faith & Wisdom
Pursuit of Wisdom
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We finish our series called “Faith & Wisdom.” In it, we will be reading from Proverbs as we explore the connection between faith & wisdom. Our final message is “Pursuit of Wisdom.” Today we look at how our love of God and neighbor influences the way we interpret the Bible as we pursue wisdom.

Our scripture readings come from Proverbs 4:1-9; James 3:13-18; and Mark 12:28-34.

Service for 7/23/2023

Greenup & Cottonwood United Methodist Churches

Rev. Cameron D St.Michael – July 23, 2023

Faith & Wisdom:

8th Sunday after Pentecost

Reading: Proverbs 12:17-26; Galatians 5:13-18,22-26; Luke 10:25-37.

Reflection: Psalm 15.

Today’s full service can be viewed on YouTube here or below.

Today’s full service text can be viewed, downloaded, or printed here.

Included in the PDF is the text of today’s sermon, scripture readings, prayers, the prayer list, and all other service information.

God & Neighbor

Faith & Wisdom
Faith & Wisdom
God & Neighbor
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We continue our series called “Faith & Wisdom.” In it, we will be reading from Proverbs as we explore the connection between faith & wisdom. Our next message is “God & Neighbor.” Today we look at how our love of God and neighbor is influenced by wisdom and how they are central to our faith.

Our scripture readings come from Proverbs 12:17-26; Galatians 5:13-18,22-26; and Luke 10:25-37.

To Believe

Faith & Wisdom
Faith & Wisdom
To Believe
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We continue our series called “Faith & Wisdom.” In it, we will be reading from Proverbs as we explore the connection between faith & wisdom. Our next message is “To Believe.” Today we look at how we put our faith into action and the wisdom needed to understand the importance of living what we believe.

Our scripture readings come from Proverbs 9:7-12; James 2:8-17; and Matthew 9:18-31.

Interpreting

Interpretation
Interpretation
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We finish our series called “Interpretation.” The series looks at the way that we interpret and reinterpret Scripture. Our final message is “Interpreting.” We take a look at how we can interpret the Bible through a lens of love.

Our scripture readings come from Deuteronomy 6:4-9; Leviticus 19:17-18; Romans 13:8-10; Matthew 22:34-40.

Service for 9/26/2021

Parables of Jesus: Who Is My Neighbor?

GreenupCottonwood, & Lerna United Methodist Churches

Rev. Cameron D St.Michael – September 26, 2021

18th Sunday After Pentecost

Reading: Luke 10:25-37.

Reflection: Psalm 67.

Today’s full service can be viewed on YouTube here or below.

Today’s full service text can be viewed, downloaded, or printed here.

Included in the PDF is the text of today’s sermon, scripture readings, prayers, the prayer list, and all other service information.

Next week we will look at Luke 16:1-13 and will explore questions about God and wealth.

Who Is My Neighbor?

Parables of Jesus
Parables of Jesus
Who Is My Neighbor?
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We continue our series called “Parables of Jesus” and each week delivers a new parable to explore. Our next message looks at a well known parable about a good Samaritan. “Who Is My Neighbor?” looks at who we should love and the way the we live out our love. What is the story God has placed in your heart?

Our scripture reading comes from Luke 10:25-37 .

Next week we look at Luke 16:1-13. The sermon explores the issue of God and wealth.

The Poor and Hungry

Means of Grace
Means of Grace
The Poor and Hungry
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Our series is Means of Grace. In it, we will be exploring spiritual practices that help us grow in discipleship. The next to last of these is “The Poor and Hungry” and looks at how our charity and generosity is an act of faith. Why should we help others? How do we help those in need? How do we act out our faith to ensure it isn’t empty? Can we make it a regular part of our lives? As we explore how we interact with God, we grow in faith and love.

Our scripture reading for today comes from Isaiah 25:1-5, James 2:14-17, Matthew 25:31-46.

The Poor

Those in Need
Those in Need
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The second message in Those in Need is “The Poor.” What does the Bible have to say about the poor? How should we give? Do we always live up to expectations? How can we change our views? Let us serve God by helping those in need.

The scripture readings come from Leviticus 25:35-43, 1 John 3:16-24, and Luke 3:7-14.