Weekly Schedule




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PPE - As of November 2020, New York State Law, by Executive Order of Governor Cuomo, requires everyone over age two, who can medically tolerate a face covering, to wear one when in public if unable to maintain at least 6 feet of distance from others. “Face coverings” can be of any material that covers the mouth and nose, including clear plastic shields.

Therefore, our Church services are open. But until all restrictions are lifted, we will be offering neither Sunday School, nor Child Care due to our own limited space. An abbreviated coffee hour will be observed in the Fellowship Hall after the 10 AM service while the teaching is uploaded to CDs, and to our webmaster. Thank you for your understanding. Stay healthy and safe. Let wisdom prevail.



Our Schedule this Week . . . 

SUNDAY 
 
10:00 AM     Worship & Teaching  - Pastor Bob Lawrenz
   
                      Message:  Matthew 9:1-15  - "Answers To The Pharisees"
                 
                                 Scripture Reading: 1 Corinthians 11:26-30
                   


Oh the self-righteous Pharisees! They were the religious people among the Jews. Throughout Jesus’ ministry they were always in the crowd ready to criticize, harass, and conspire to trap Him in His words. Having the word of God, these prideful men never recognized the Messiah had come and He is right in their midst. You would think with such a desire to obey the Mosaic law, and knowing the scriptures, that they would have recognized Jesus as Messiah, and followed Him, but they didn’t. In fact they spent all of their time trying to prove Jesus was a liar and a blasphemer. Incredible.

In chapter 9, Matthew pens snapshot after snapshot of stories of broken people and their troubled lives. They are desperate. They are hurting. They are sick and weary. They have no hope until they hear of this miracle worker whose name is Jesus. No one speaks like He speaks. No one acts as He does. No one can do the things He can do. News gets around. This Jesus of Nazareth is full of compassion and willing to help them. He has been travelling around the Galilee, and He is changing peoples lives. They seek after him, others are brought to him, and Jesus touches and heals them both physically, and spiritually. These people have experienced His kindness (which leads to repentance), and His compassion. They are forgiven and healed, and they depart filled with joy and peace sharing their testimony to everyone.

The Pharisees are in the crowd and having none of it. They do not see God as gracious and merciful and abounding in love, but as one who makes demands.

TUESDAY
 
10:00 AM     Ladies Prayer & Bible Study - Norine Lawrenz

                                                         
Our Ladies Prayer and Bible Study meets at 10:00 A.M. each week, downstairs in the Fellowship Hall. 

Study time is preceded by a time of worship to the glory of Jesus Christ, and an opportunity to pray for one another's needs, and concerns, as well as the needs of the Body of Christ. Prayer is on par with preaching and teaching as a priority in a healthy church. So we focus a great deal on our prayer time together.  

We are beginning a new study this week called, 
The NAME That Is ABOVE ALL Names! There really is no greater name than the name of our Lord! Jesus has the name above all names because Jesus Christ is Lord of all! This name, given to Him by the Father, affirms His divinity and supreme authority over man.  It is to Him that we surrender, and it is Him that we must come to know. Jesus Christ has been given the name above all names, the highest seat of honor, the right to reign and rule. Yet the busyness of our lives and the diversions of this world often distract us from knowing the most important person we could ever know. The Bible has much to say on the Names of Jesus, and we are excited to dig into the scriptures and come to know Him more intimately. 

Come Join Us for a spiritually uplifting time of fellowship, worship, prayer, and bible study.

                           
Regardless of however many the Lord brings in each week, we trust that those that attend come with a ready heart to receive all that God has in store for them.  


As a contemporary of Isaiah and Hosea, Micah prophesied during the momentous years surrounding the tragic fall of Israel to the Assyrian Empire (722 BC), an event he also predicted (Micah 1:6). Micah stated in his introduction to the book that he prophesied during the reigns of Jotham, Ahaz, and Hezekiah in Judah, failing to mention the simultaneous string of dishonorable kings that closed out the northern kingdom of Israel.
During this period, while Israel was imploding from the effects of evil and unfaithful leadership, Judah seemed on a roller-coaster ride—ascending to the heights of its destiny in one generation, only to fall into the doldrums in another. In Judah at this time, good kings and evil kings alternated with each other, a pattern seen in the reigns of Jotham (good, 2 Kings 15:32–34); Ahaz (evil, 2 Kings 16:1–4); and Hezekiah (good, 2 Kings 18:1–7).
- See more at: http://www.insight.org/resources/bible/micah.html#sthash.i25F9AvV.dpuf
As a contemporary of Isaiah and Hosea, Micah prophesied during the momentous years surrounding the tragic fall of Israel to the Assyrian Empire (722 BC), an event he also predicted (Micah 1:6). Micah stated in his introduction to the book that he prophesied during the reigns of Jotham, Ahaz, and Hezekiah in Judah, failing to mention the simultaneous string of dishonorable kings that closed out the northern kingdom of Israel.
During this period, while Israel was imploding from the effects of evil and unfaithful leadership, Judah seemed on a roller-coaster ride—ascending to the heights of its destiny in one generation, only to fall into the doldrums in another. In Judah at this time, good kings and evil kings alternated with each other, a pattern seen in the reigns of Jotham (good, 2 Kings 15:32–34); Ahaz (evil, 2 Kings 16:1–4); and Hezekiah (good, 2 Kings 18:1–7).
- See more at: http://www.insight.org/resources/bible/micah.html#sthash.i25F9AvV.dpuf
SATURDAY

  9:00 AM       Men's Prayer - All Are Welcome!

                 
Men's Prayer is a time for men to come together in fellowship, and pray for those in need, though all are welcome. If you are in need of prayer and would like the men of this church to do as James 5:14 says, please do come!

"Is any sick among you? let him call for the elders of the church; and let them pray over him, anointing him with oil in the name of the Lord."




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