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Join us for worship on Sundays:
8:30 am Traditional Service
Our traditional service features hymns, usually from the United Methodist Hymnal, accompanied by the organ, choral music, and an affirmation of faith. Attendees at this service tend to dress up, with business casual being the norm.
11 am Contemporary Service
Our contemporary service is more relaxed in dress and style. A praise band leads the songs, which are normally more modern, similar to what is played on KLove (90.7 fm). A children's message is offered during this service. Blue jeans and t-shirts are more prevalent and welcome at this service.
On the fifth Sunday of the month, we hold a combined worship service at 10 am.
Children are invited and welcomed into the worship service. We have special children's programs, crayons and even a "Kids Korner"where they are welcome to sit and plays during worship.
Communion is served on the 1st Sunday of the month during both services. In the United Methodist Church we practice an open communion table, which means that everyone in attendance, including children, is welcome to participate. We receive through "intinction" which means that we receive a piece of the bread and dip the bread in the cup and eat both at the same time. We use grape juice instead of wine, and gluten free bread is also available.
We also serve communion on the 3rd Sunday of each month at 8:10 am in our chapel.
Next Week: The scripture readings for Sunday, July 22, are 2 Samuel 7:1-14a; Psalm 89:20-37; Ephesians 2:11-22 and Mark 9:14-24. The sermon, “I believe... I believe... It's silly, but I believe”, will be on the passage from Mark and the movie Miracle on 34th Street.
Prayer for the week: Holy God of Israel, ever present and moving among your people, draw us near to you, that in place of hostility there may be peace; in place of loneliness, compassion; in place of aimlessness, direction; and in place of sickness, healing; through Jesus Christ, in whom you draw near to us. Amen.
Questions for this week: Why do you think that Jesus calls them a “faithless generation”? Why are they faithless? Are we similarly faithless? What do you think the father means by “I believe, help my unbelief”? Have you ever cried something similar? How do belief and unbelief go together, or do they?