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Two September Worship Series About Social Justice

Our morning worship series for the month of September is “Standing on the Holy Ground of Social Justice.” The evening Creekside Crossings worship services will have their own series, called “Together With.”

Morning Worship Series: Standing on the Holy Ground of Social Justice

September 6: Comforting the Afflicted, Afflicting the Comfortable This is also Labor in the Pulpit Sunday, and Pastor Debbie Weatherspoon will preach at the morning services. The scripture is from Exodus 3:4-10, with the theme “You are standing on Holy Ground.” Holy Communion will be served at all services. September 13 (Welcome Home Sunday): Just Hospitality: God’s Welcome in a World of Difference You are welcomed onto Holy Ground. Choirs, Sunday schools, and other ministries are back on their fall schedule. Our new district superintendent, the Rev. Staci Current, will preach at all three morning services from John 4:7-10. September 13 is also our Welcome Home Sunday, welcoming everyone to participate in our Sunday school programs, choirs, GroupLife small groups, and many other opportunities. There will be a special All-Church Family Dinner that evening at 6:00pm, and all are invited to come. September 20: Oppression Into Opportunity You are blessed for Holy Ground. Pastor Mariellen will give the message, using the scripture text Genesis 32:22-28. September 27: Answering God’s Calling You are created to be Holy Ground. Pastor Mariellen will give the message. The scripture is 1 Kings 19:11-13.

Creekside Crossings Worship Series: Together With

The Bible is absolutely clear that as people of God we are called to live out an intentional and tangible spirit of compassion with and for others. At the heart of compassion, which literally means “to suffer with,” is the decision to be “together with” others in whatever it is they are going through. September 6: Together With: Those Who Labor Pastor Sam will give the message. September 13: Together With: Those Without Homes Our guest preacher will be Pastor Paul Bains, of Project WeHOPE. September 20: Together With: Those Who Hunger Our guest preacher will be Del Seymour. September 27: Together With: Those Who Are Outcast Our guest preacher will be Angela Brown, an associate pastor at Glide Memorial UMC. October 4: Together With: Those We Do Not Know Pastor Dirk will give the message.