This Sunday, August 18, 2019:
Worship Series: Drawn In - Rest
Outside Worship is at 8:30 AM worship - 10:00 AM inside
Did you know John Wesley coined the term “agree to disagree”? Over the years, Wesley had serious theological differences with another popular pastor named George Whitefield. Though they both argued passionately, Wesley reflected on these differences in a memorial sermon for Whitefield by saying: “There are many doctrines of a less essential nature. ... In these, we may think and let think; we may 'agree to disagree.' But, meantime, let us hold fast the essentials. …” This appears to be the first recorded use of the term. It was a hallmark of Wesley’s way of holding to his convictions while remaining in connection with those with whom he disagreed.
Save the Date. Celebrate 200 years of ministry in Barnstable. 11Am, September 15, 2019
Make A Difference
FOOD PACKING EVENT has been rescheduled to October 4, 2019. Please save the date and plan to join us.
Help Fill the Food Pantry August Focus: Fill backpacks~ Experience the tremendous joy of helping a child.
BUY BIC CARDS for Cape Cod Creamer, Yarmouth House Restaurant, and DeParma Restaraunt. They will donate 20% to help precent homelessness. The 99 Restaurants donates 13%.
VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITY You can help with yard sales during the summer. Help sort items as they come in Monday and Tuesday, 9 AM - 12 PM, or help on the day of the sale. Yardsales provide a link and service to our community and income for our church. To help, please contact JoAnn Shrum email@example.com or call 508-771-6625.
Funding, Mission, Ministry
Bibles-at-the-Beach 6pm, Wednesdays through August 21 at Dowses Beach. We’re reading Acts.
Book Group meets September 25, 9:30-10:30 am in the Church Library. Everyone is Invited. At our summer gathering at Claire Haworth’s home, we enjoyed a delicious lunch and a sparkly book discussion. We will honor Nobel and Pulitzer Prize winning author Toni Morrison, who died August 5th at age 88, by reading her novel, Beloved. It is a national bestseller, a masterpiece, her finest wor
United Methodist Women
Celebrating 150 years with thousands of United Methodist Women across the globe. We raise money for mission all year long and clear out our Treasury at the end of the year. Mission Giving is called a joy! How do we raise mission money? With your help! Please donate and volunteer to work at our Fall Rummage Sale, September 27 and 28, 2019.
Hey Pastor! Does the [United Methodist] church have anything to say about immigration?
Yes. Our Social Principles state, “We recognize, embrace, and affirm all persons, regardless of country of origin, as members of the family of God….We oppose immigration policies that separate family members from each other or that include detention of families with children, and we call on local churches to be in ministry with immigrant families.” While not church law, our social principles, “are a call to faithfulness and are intended to be instructive and persuasive in the best of the prophetic spirit.” To read more, you can borrow the Discipline from the church office, or read more online, umc.org.
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