Serving in Lebanon and Syria

Isaiah 1:1, 10-20 – “Seek justice: help the oppressed; defend the orphan; plead for the widow.” Zach and Meghan Zook have been doing this for the past 2.5 years with Mennonite Central Committee in Lebanon and Syria. Zach reminded JSMC (as we look for and join in God at work around us) to serve with love and humility. Do good …

We Speak on Mission

Luke 11:1-13 – During Pastor Stan’s Sabbatical each speaker will engage mission in some way. This week Pastor Carmen says that God will open the door as we pray and Listen. Assignment during Pastor Stan’s Sabbatical: Listen … to how the Spirit is guiding you and our congregation in mission. What is your/our calling and passion? How will you/we be …

Sabbatical: A Time to Rest and Reflect

Romans 12:1-2 and Jeremiah 29:10-14 – In this sermon before his 3-month Sabbatical, Pastor Stan gave us a “homework” assignment: Listen to how the Holy Spirit is guiding you and our congregation in mission. What is your/our calling and passion? How will you/we be engaged in God’s mission in the year ahead? Reflect on the JSMC Covenant. Pull it out …