Family Members, Forgiven and Reconciled

Sunday, March 17    SECOND SUNDAY IN LENT Family Members, Forgiven and Reconciled Luke 15:11-24 NRSV ‘…for this son of mine was dead and is alive again; he was lost and is found!’ And they began to celebrate. (Luke 15:24) When our family members reconcile to God we...

Finding the Lost Sheep and Coin

In keeping with our 2018-2019 Connectional Theme, “Environmental Justice,” we will focus on specific prayer and action points on the topic of Offshore Drilling throughout this quarter. Pray that in the process of offshore drilling, care and concern will be exercised...

Calling Sinners to Repentance

Thursday, March 14 Calling Sinners to Repentance Luke 3:12-13; 5:27-32 NRSV I have come to call not the righteous but sinners to repentance. (Luke 5:32) Is there something for which you feel ashamed? Confess to God. God lovingly calls us back through...

God’s Compassion for Straying People

Wednesday, March 13 God’s Compassion for Straying People Hosea 11:1-4, 8-9 NRSV How can I give you up, Ephraim? How can I hand you over, O Israel? How can I make you like Admah? How can I treat you like Zeboiim? My heart recoils within me; my compassion grows warm and...

God Seeks the Scattered People

Tuesday, March 12 God Seeks the Scattered People Ezekiel 34:11-16 NRSV For thus says the Lord God: I myself will search for my sheep, and will seek them out. (Ezekiel 34:11) God will find us wherever we are, in whatever condition we are. What a gentle and loving God...