Last Sunday after the Epiphany
February 14 - 21
WATCHWORD FOR THE WEEK:
“For we are not proclaiming ourselves but Jesus Christ as Lord, and ourselves as your servants for Jesus’ sake.” 2 Corinthians 4:5
“Almighty God, you have chosen to speak to us through the prophets and wise leaders and most clearly through your son, Jesus Christ. Grant unto us now the ability to hear, understand, and obey him whom you have sent. Amen.”
[Please wear a mask and maintain social distancing.]
Sunday, February, 14, 2021
10:00 a.m. Worship, “Ascended into Heaven…”, Acts 1:1-11
Tuesday, February 16, 2021
6:00 a.m. Coach’s Group @ Village Inn
Wednesday, February 17, 2021
6:30 p.m. Virtual Board Meeting
Thursday, February 18, 2021
7:00 p.m. Virtual Reading Mark Group
Friday, February 19, 2021
6:30 p.m. Virtual Godly Play
Sunday, February 21, 2021
10:00 a.m. Worship, “He will Come Again …”, Matthew 25:31-46
PRAYER UPDATES FROM BANGKOK
COVID restrictions continue to impact our neighborhood. The bar area is still closed and there are few women on the streets. The ones who are here are depressed and desperate. Pray for wisdom in reaching out to those we see and those we do not.
Weekly Scripture Meditation – [2.21.2021]
The Church, as a whole, is invited to participate in reading and meditating on the lectionary texts for the upcoming Sunday. The texts for Sunday, February 21 are as follows: Genesis 9:8-17; Psalm 25:1-10; 1 Peter 3:18-22; Mark 1:9-15.
Taylor Routley 2.2
Cameron Ramsey 2.5
Ty Loeffelholz 2.6
Mark Kamm 2.14
A Virtual Gospel of Mark Study
We are announcing a six-week study of Mark, the earliest of the Gospels.
2.18.21 Mark 1-3
2.25.21 Mark 4-6
3.4.21 Mark 7-9
3.11.21 Mark 10-12
3.18.21 Mark 13-14
3.25.21 Mark 15-16
We will begin on Thursday evening, February 18 by discussing the readings for that evening. Join us by emailing me and I will send you the link. We will meet each week from 7-8 p.m.
Westminster Food Distribution 2021
Our church has been partnering with Westminster Presbyterian Church in their Food Distribution Program. Here are the dates for the 2021 year: April 24, August 28, and December 18. Our assistance is very appreciated by our friends at Westminster. The typical time commitment is 8:00 a.m. to Noon.
Godly Play for February
This month, the Godly Play Group will be meeting via Zoom on February 19th, from 6:30 p.m. to 7:10 p.m. We will be sharing the Godly Play story of “Bishop Barbara Harris.” We remember her as part of our Community of Saints. She was a devoted Anglican priest and is celebrated as an influential person of color. If you would like to join us, please register with Christine Quintana at firstname.lastname@example.org to receive the link.
The Black Church. This Our Story. This is Our Song.
This PBS series will premiere on February 16 & 17 at 8:00 p.m. This four-hour, two-part series is hosted by Henry Louis Gates Jr. and Traces the 400-year-old story of the Black church in America. Go to HTTP://www.pbs.org/weta/black-church/
Walk Through Black History
We will produce and air a WTBH program this year on the last Sunday of the month, February 28. It is the story of American born actress and national treasure Ruby Dee. More details are on the way.