Sermons by Valecia Scribner
Outward Focus, Inward Joy
The early church mothers and fathers had the great wisdom to set aside the four weeks leading up to Christmas as a time to prepare for the birth of Jesus Christ. The birth of Jesus was a historical event that took place in a particular time and place, and yet every Christmas has the potential for Jesus to be born anew, in our lives and in the world. Join us for worship at First UMC El Dorado from December 3…
The book of Acts is a reminder of what being the Church is really all about – God’s people doing God’s work together by the power of God’s Spirit. April 30 – Jesus’ Witnesses May 7 – Organization for Service May 14 – Conversion Stories May 21 – People Sent to Minister May 28 – Welcome for All June 4 – Transformation of Society June 11 – All In June 18 – Followers of a Dead Man Who Lives
Word to the Wise, from the Wise
Our Director of Discipleship, Valecia Scribner, preached on January 1, 2017.
Jesus was clear in his teaching: He offers us God’s forgiveness and instructs us to forgive one another. Why is this so hard? What is it that makes us so unforgiving of ourselves and of each other? The Easter season begins with our youth leading worship on April 3. Then, we will consider one of the greatest issues we confront as human beings. We’ll take an honest, realistic look at how to offer and receive forgiveness. April 3 – Youth…