“The Wounded Follower”

“The Wounded Follower”

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Worship with us this Sunday, October 18, at 9 or 11. Rev. Gary Heaton’s sermon is titled, ”The Wounded Follower” and the scripture text is Mark 10:46-52. Reading the scripture this Sunday at 9:00 is Carolyn Barnes and at 11:00 a surprise reader! At 11:00 Esther Mabry will lead the Psalter. The anthem by the Chancel Choir at the 11:00 service is titled, “O For a Thousand Tongues to Sing” (by Thompson). At 11:00 the gathering music by Richard Cummins includes “To a Wild Rose” (Edward MacDowell), “Pastorale” (Darius Milhaud), and “Rondeau” (Jean Joseph Mouret).

6They came to Jericho. As he and his disciples and a large crowd were leaving Jericho, Bartimaeus son of Timaeus, a blind beggar, was sitting by the roadside. 47When he heard that it was Jesus of Nazareth, he began to shout out and say, “Jesus, Son of David, have mercy on me!” 48Many sternly ordered him to be quiet, but he cried out even more loudly, “Son of David, have mercy on me!” 49Jesus stood still and said, “Call him here.” And they called the blind man, saying to him, “Take heart; get up, he is calling you.” 50So throwing off his cloak, he sprang up and came to Jesus. 51Then Jesus said to him, “What do you want me to do for you?” The blind man said to him, “My teacher, let me see again.” 52Jesus said to him, “Go; your faith has made you well.” Immediately he regained his sight and followed him on the way.  Mark 10:46-52