Things 2020 taught me
by Amber and Sarah Sumners
All your children shall be taught by the Lord, and great shall be the prosperity of your children.
Things 2020 taught me:
- Don’t underestimate the power of well-intentioned women.
- Wear your darn mask!
- Always, always, always pay attention and listen to your child. They are wise, they are resilient
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by Waketa Marshall
“See that you do not despise one of these little ones. For I tell you that in heaven their angels always see the face of my Father who is in heaven.”
My granddaughter Chrishana is my hope. When I was younger I had no plans for any children. But God said, “Haha,” and gave me … Read the rest
Jesus shows a different side of himself in Mark 9:42-50, talking about judgement and describing hell. His “fire and brimstone” words here often drive people away from the church. But why is Jesus so angry?
Prior to these events, Jesus talks about children being the most pure of heart, and the most holy. And anyone who gets in between a … Read the rest
Oconee Street UMC will soon be offering “Godly Play,” an interactive church experience for children ages 3 to 6.
Godly Play teaches children the art of using Christian language-parable, sacred story, silence and liturgical action, helping them become more fully aware of the mystery of God’s presence in their lives. The program is based on a lifetime of research and … Read the rest
by Stephen Frick
Romans 5:6-9: (English Standard Version)
“For while we were still weak, at the right time Christ died for the ungodly. For one will scarcely die for a righteous person—though perhaps for a good person one would dare even to die— but God shows his love for us in that while we were still sinners, Christ died for … Read the rest
“Becoming Like Children”
Sermon by The Rev. Lisa Caine
Aug. 23, 2015
Matthew 18:1-7 and Psalm 131
Choir Anthem: “Jesus Loves Me” featuring the Oconee Street UMC children