Next Sunday Pastor Jim will begin a four-part sermon series Summer Words. The schedule will be:
August 1 – “Bounty” taken from John 6:35 “[Jesus] I am the bread of life.” August 8 – “Baseball” taken from Isaiah 57:15 “I dwell in the high and holy place, and also with those who are contrite and humble in spirit.”
August 15 – “Barbeque” taken from 2 Samuel 6:19 “David…distributed to the whole multitude of Israel, both men and women, to each a cake of bread, a portion of meat, and a cake of raisins.”
August 22 – “Beach” taken from Mark 1:16 “As Jesus passed along the Sea of Galilee, he saw Simon and his brother Andrew casting a net into the sea.”
Pastor Jim returns from vacation this weekend.
Prayers of the Congregation
- Leon Taylor
- George Harper
- Walter Young
- Pastor Naw San and family, his mother and father, his sister, and the people of Burma
- Rita Jennings
- Phil Meads, Gloria Meads, and Joy Meads – who needs sleep and a lifting of spirit
- Dave and Sheryl Gattey
- Sims family and thanks for great grandson
- Gratitude to God for so many blessings and always being with us
- Celebration with Michael Simpson on the 94th birthday of his father, Leon
- Celebration with Cecil White on the 100th birthday of his Aunt Nita
- Pastor Jim and Karen as they travel
- Those experiencing trauma because of the weather, fire, and earthquakes
- Prayers for those on the front lines, those helping us with these issues
- Prayer for those and peace of heart and mind who had to clear through the rubble of the condominium in Florida and for the families who lost memebers of their family
- Prayers for those who are experiencing spontaneous trauma, the sudden loss of a loved one
- Prayer for the people in the countries that are experiencing civil unrest, for those who are marginalized in those countries and here
- Prayers for the DACA community as their citizen status continues to shift
- Prayers with Paige Bence for cooperation in our nations leadership and opening of minds for those refusing vaccines in our country and worldwide
- People who are turning to crime, it seems there is more of that these days and just a loss of respect with regard to sharing the road.
- We pray for those in the restaurant workers and all those who are dealing with the public these days. It seems that being locked away has caused a loss of civility. For those of us who understand that people are treasured and priceless in your eyes may we take extra care in being civil, loving, and caring with those we encounter
- We pray for those who are unhoused, those who have been forced out of their homes and for those who need food and shelter.
- We pray Lord that you watch over our young girls; that you keep them safe from harm and all ill.
Pastors Carolyn and Allison