Be a Life Saver

September 18th, 2014 by

Tuesday, Sept. 23rd

 

2:00p.m.-7:00p.m.

 

HFUMC Fellowship Hall

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Pizza With the Pastor Sept. 21

September 17th, 2014 by

If you were invited to this event, join Dr. Stewart at 12:00 noon in the fellowship hall. reminder


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Sojourners’ Outing

September 16th, 2014 by

Don’t forget…

We are leaving Thursday (Sept. 18) at 7:30 a.m. for the Monastery Tour (10 am to 12;30 pm) and Blue Willow lunch at 1:30 pm.

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Wednesday Night Supper!

September 10th, 2014 by
Photo by Bill Powell

Photo by Bill Powell


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Church Library Featured Book for Sept.

September 9th, 2014 by

spotlight-mirror-hispotlight-mirror-hi Grace  by Max Lucado

 

 

Grace…

We talk as though we understand the term.

The bank gives us a grace period. The seedy politician falls from grace. Musicians speak of a grace
note. We describe an actress as gracious, a dancer as graceful.

We use the word for hospitals, baby girls, kings, and premeal prayers. We talk as though we
know what grace means.

But do we really understand it? Have we settled for wimpy grace? It politely occupies a
phrase in a hymn, fits nicely on a church sign. Never causes trouble or demands
a response. When asked, “Do you believe in grace?” who could say no?

 

Max Lucado asks a deeper question: Have you been changed by grace? Shaped by grace?
Strengthened by grace? Emboldened by grace? Softened by grace? Snatched by the
nape of your neck and shaken to your senses by grace?

 

God’s grace has a drenching about it. A wildness about it. A white-water, riptide,
turn-you-upside-downness about it. Grace comes after you. It rewires you. From
insecure to God secure. From regret riddled to better-because-of-it. From
afraid to die to ready to fly.

 

Grace is the voice that calls us to change and then gives us the power to pull it off.

 

Let’s make certain grace gets you.

 


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