Thursday March 26th, 2020
You know how everybody is talking about churches being closed? Is there a way to still congregate in small groups (not more than 6-8 pp) in each other's homes while participating in online worship? Maybe there's an opportunity for small group watch parties to keep the flames of fellowship stoked. The only ground rules? If you're sick, STAY HOME. If you're not sick, BE SMART. ... See MoreSee Less
Youngsville First/Evangelical United Methodists Charge is feeling concerned.
Monday March 23rd, 2020
What scares me the most amid our global crisis is not concern over whether we'll survive (I believe that we will) nor whether our political leaders can reach agreement on an economic stimulus plan (I believe that they won't). What gives me the greatest anxiety is the likelihood that most of us will forget about the slogans (e.g., "We're all in this together!") and the spirit of helpfulness and grace that has evinced during the media frenzy. This is the pattern of our culture today -- ignore, ignore, ignore, fight back, show solidarity, ignore, ignore, ignore.
The perpetual cycle of self deception leaves me fearful that we'll continue to miss the moments when God, through the presence of the Holy Spirit, opens the door and invites us to "come home." The deeper our relationship with our Creator, Redeemer and Sustainer becomes, the better our ability becomes to cope with the unknown that surely awaits us. This has been the truth of my life's journey. I pray that, in serving Christ as the hands and feet of our Lord, I can play a small role in helping someone else to discover this same truth. God be with you all! ... See MoreSee Less
Sunday March 22nd, 2020
So, the first "live" broadcast in the new normal is done. Lots of stuff was learned about how to do this worship thing online. Stay tuned -- we're working on it! God is still at the helm, guiding us through the storm. Praise God, from whom ALL blessings flow! ... See MoreSee Less
My connection worked fine
Ours is always slow or decide when it wants to work.
I thought it was just mine internet connection. It stinks today.
Youngsville First/Evangelical United Methodists Charge updated their cover photo.
Wednesday March 18th, 2020
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