Service for 3/21/2021

Promise of Lent: Promise and Patience

GreenupCottonwood, & Lerna United Methodist Churches

Rev. Cameron D St.Michael – March 21, 2021

5th Sunday in Lent

Reading: Jeremiah 31:31-34; Hebrews 5:5-10; John 12:20-33.

Reflection: Psalm 51.

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.

Promise of Salvation

Promise of Lent
Promise of Lent
Promise of Salvation
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Our series for Lent is Promise of Lent. Each week we look at the promises we are reminded of in Lent. The message for today is “Promise of Salvation” and is a look at the promise that we can be saved. What does it mean to look and be saved? How do we reflect on the path to the cross during Lent? What is the promise that guides us? We follow Christ in the promise of Lent.

Our scripture readings for today come from Numbers 21:4-9; Ephesians 2:1-10; John 3:14-21.

Service for 3/7/2021

Promise of Lent: Promise of Justice

GreenupCottonwood, & Lerna United Methodist Churches

Rev. Cameron D St.Michael – March 7, 2021

3rd Sunday in Lent

Reading: Exodus 20:1-17; 1 Corinthians 1:18-25; John 2:13-22.

Reflection: Psalm 19.

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.

Promise of Justice

Promise of Lent
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Promise of Justice
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Our series for Lent is Promise of Lent. Each week we look at the promises we are reminded of in Lent. The message for today is “Promise Everlasting” and is a look at God’s eternal promises to us. We look at Jesus cleansing the temple today as an act of justice. How do we reflect on the path to the cross during Lent? What is the promise that guides us? We follow Christ in the promise of Lent.

Our scripture readings for today come from Exodus 20:1-17; 1 Corinthians 1:18-25; John 2:13-22.

Promise Everlasting

Promise of Lent
Promise of Lent
Promise Everlasting
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Our series for Lent is Promise of Lent. Each week we look at the promises we are reminded of in Lent. The message for today is “Promise Everlasting” and is a look at God’s eternal promises to us. We look at Abraham and his promise and Christ’s bringing a new promise. How do we reflect on the path to the cross during Lent? What is the promise that guides us? We follow Christ in the promise of Lent.

Our scripture readings for today come from Genesis 17:1-7, 15-16; Romans 4:13-25; Mark 8:31-38.

Promise of New Beginnings

Promise of Lent
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Our series for Lent is Promise of Lent. Each week we look at the promises we are reminded of in Lent. The message for today is “Promise of New Beginnings” and is a look at how we are always given a new beginning in Christ. How do we reflect on the path to the cross during Lent? What is the promise that guides us? We follow Christ in the promise of Lent.

Our scripture readings for today come from Genesis 9:8-17; 1 Peter 3:18-22; Mark 1:9-15.

Rahab

Women in Jesus' Genealogy
Women in Jesus' Genealogy
Rahab
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As we continue in Women in Jesus’Genealogy, we come this week to “Rahab.” What does Rahab the prostitute teach us about strength? About faith? About expectations? About God? Join us as we explore their faith journey and ours!

Our scripture reading comes from Joshua 2:1-14, 6:22-25.

Jacob: To Be a People

Fathers of Faith
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The last message in Fathers of Faith is “Jacob: To Be a People.” What is the promise that comes with the change in Jacob’s name? Was Jacob chosen because he was flawless? Do we allow God to bring us together? To let us be a people? Let us rejoice in our shared faith!

The scripture readings come from Genesis 28:10-15 and Genesis 35:1, 9-15.

Abraham: Father of Nations

Fathers of Faith
Fathers of Faith
Abraham: Father of Nations
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We begin a three week series, Faithful Fathers, with “Abraham: Father of Nations.” Abraham gives us an example of faith. But what about Abraham as a father? What do we learn from him? What do we learn about God? Let us rejoice in our shared faith!

Our scripture readings come from Genesis 17:1-7 and Hebrews 11:8-12.

Child of Promise

Advent Children
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We start our Advent series today. “Child of Promise” is the first sermon in the Advent Children series. How do we see God’s promise in Jeremiah? Is it about the birth of the Messiah? Jesus in our lives today? Christ yet to come? Or is it all those things? We experience the advent of Christ as a child of God.

Our scripture reading comes from Jeremiah 33:14-16.