“The Connection”

“The Connection”

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This Sunday, June 28, the 9:00 service will be unplugged. In order to hear and enjoy acoustic guitar music, the early service will take place in the Chapel.

Rev. Gary Heaton’s sermon this Sunday is titled, “The Connection.” Scripture text: II Corinthians 8:7-15. Jeff Shawver and Johnny Johnson will read scripture and at 11:00 Barry Hensley will lead the Psalter. The Chancel Choir anthem at the second service is “Make Me a Channel of Your Peace” by composer Sebastian Temple and arranged by Martin Neary. The 11:00 service will be in the sanctuary.

Worship with us this Sunday!

Now as you excel in everything—in faith, in speech, in knowledge, in utmost eagerness, and in our love for you*—so we want you to excel also in this generous undertaking.*

8 I do not say this as a command, but I am testing the genuineness of your love against the earnestness of others. 9For you know the generous act* of our Lord Jesus Christ, that though he was rich, yet for your sakes he became poor, so that by his poverty you might become rich. 10And in this matter I am giving my advice: it is appropriate for you who began last year not only to do something but even to desire to do something—11now finish doing it, so that your eagerness may be matched by completing it according to your means. 12For if the eagerness is there, the gift is acceptable according to what one has—not according to what one does not have. 13I do not mean that there should be relief for others and pressure on you, but it is a question of a fair balance between 14your present abundance and their need, so that their abundance may be for your need, in order that there may be a fair balance. 15As it is written,
‘The one who had much did not have too much,   and the one who had little did not have too little.’

II Corinthians 8:7-15