Weekly Contact–January 26, 2017

Hello there,

The annual meeting of the congregation will be immediately following the first worship service, at approximately 10:00, this coming Sunday, January 29th.  As usual, we will review reports from 2016, look at the budget for 2017, elect officers for the corporation and approve the pastors’ terms of call.  Paper copies of the 2016 annual report are available at the church, but if you would like to receive a pdf version, contact Karen Greene at the church office.  Her email address is [email protected]

The youth will be leading worship this coming Sunday.  The middle school youth have prepared a skit for the children’s time.  Others will be liturgists.  Isaac Langley will be singing a solo and Hanna Langley will be playing her flute in the first service. Pastor Beth will be preaching on Matthew 5:1-12, the Beatitudes and her sermon title is, “Upside Down World.”

We want to thank everyone who voted for their favorite stories from the Gospels over the last two Sundays.  We have tallied up the ballots and the results are below.  Pastor Beth and I are looking forward to working with these interesting texts.  It should be an excellent sermon series.

Stay in One Peace,


February 6          Sermon on the Mount—Matthew 5:17-48

February 12        Lord’s Prayer—Matthew 6:5-15

February 19        Water into wine—John 2:1-11

February 26        Calming of the storm—Mark 4:35-41

March 5               Woman washing Jesus’ feet—John 12:1-8

March 12             Feeding of the 5,000—John 6:5-15

March 19             Walking on the water—Matthew 14:22-23

March 26             Blessing the children—Mark 10:13-16

April 2                  Who do people say that I am—Matthew 16:13-20