Sermon: Discerning the Body

Paul tells the Corinthians that if they are confident in their spirituality, it is OK to go ahead and eat with nonbelievers. It would be better to share in a meal rather than shun another person. Paul consistently tells the Corinthians it is more important to think of others, rather than think of what others may think of them. And … Read the rest

Lenten Devotional: Thursday, March 14

by Sarah Sumners

Corinthians 12: 9-10 But he said to me, “My grace is sufficient for you, for my power is made perfect in weakness.” Therefore I will boast all the more gladly about my weaknesses, so that Christ’s power may rest on me. That is why, for Christ’s sake, I delight in weaknesses, in insults, in hardships, in persecutions, Read the rest

The Way Forward: Discussion of supporting change in the church for LGBTQ persons

by Carter Vest

On  Wednesday, Sept. 26, Oconee Street’s UMW (United Methodist Women) will meet for a 6:30 supper at 717 with discussion of A Way Forward. All are welcome to come, learn and reflect together.

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Background for consideration: 
The Way Forward concerns possible changes to language in the United
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Lenten Devotional: Wednesday, March 7

by JoBeth Allen

Proverbs 2:
Let your ears listen to wisdom.
   Apply your heart to understanding.
Call out for the ability to be wise.
    Cry out for understanding …
You will understand what is right and honest and fair.
    You will understand the right way to live.
     Your heart will become wise.

Sometimes listening isn’t enough. Sometimes — usually — … Read the rest