The Bible refers to donkeys over seventy times. In Scripture, they are always depicted as work animals or riding animals. That is their lot—They plow fields and carry loads. If you were to travel to the Holy City of Jerusalem, you might see these beasts of burden in action. The local merchants use them as cargo carriers—In fact they are nicknamed, “Jerusalem Jeeps.” Even the name ‘donkey’ speaks of the
Although the Building is closed, the church is still open! Join Pastor Fred Mast online Tuesday, March 31st at 10:30am for a Lenten Study—Session Four via ZOOM technology. To join this Zoom study please click on the web link below and use the Meeting ID and then simply follow the prompts on the screen. It is really very easy so join us—what else do you have to do? Topic: Jesus-The
I can’t remember how many times I have felt like God was a million miles away and then, in an instant, I recognized that He was actually closer than I could possibly imagine. The Bible says in Psalm 22:3 that He actually lives and dwells in our praises. This is the mystery and the miracle of the breakthrough power and presence of God when we worship! When we worship, we
Although the Building is closed, the church is still open! Pastor Fred is offering all who wish to join him the opportunity to participate on-line on Thursday, March 26th at 10:30am in our Lenten Study—Session Three via ZOOM technology. To join this Zoom study please click on the web link below and use the Meeting ID and then simply follow the prompts on the screen. It is really very easy
The kids at Sedona United Methodist Church are getting Sunday School lessons to do at home. The Building may be closed, but the Church is still open!
Sunday Morning Worship for 3/22/2020 is now available online. Pastor Fred Mast presents his sermon "Jesus - God With Us -- I Believe in Miracles". You may find this Sunday's Bulletin and the Online Giving link by visiting http://www.sedonaumc.org/sunday-sermons/ The Church “building” may be closed—But, the “Church of Jesus Christ” is truly open for business!
Sedona United Methodist Church has suspended normal worship gatherings at the church effective immediately through March 29, 2020 at which time we will reassess, evaluate and act accordingly. In the meantime, Pastor Fred and the worship staff are working on an online worship service which will be available for viewing by 9:30am on Sunday morning. Please keep checking your email or the church website for more information.
Dear Family & Friends of Sedona UMC: Important Note from Pastor Fred— I told you that I would keep you up to date on information regarding the Corona Virus (Covid-19) fears that are currently prevalent in our communities today. I have had a number of meetings and have spoken to a number of doctors, pastors, leaders within our own congregation, and after much prayerful discernment, I believe it best in
Take a moment. Close your eyes and think of those special teachers who made the biggest impact on your life. I see my 5th and 6th grade teachers, who took a personal interest in me during a time in which I was lost. I remember my varsity baseball coach who showed faith in me when so many others had lost hope. I think especially of my “first” teachers, Mom and