Author C.S. Lewis shares an experience his brother had one Christmas season while he was travelling in England and riding on a big English double-decker bus. They passed by a church with a manger scene out in front when he overheard an English lady who was on the bus with him exclaim: “’Lor’, they’re dragging religion into everything these days: look, they’re even dragging it into Christmas now!” The true
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**Please note that we are back to our original worship schedule this week, one worship service starting at 9:30am. Please remember to register your attendance to guarantee your space inside the sanctuary. . . . “Where is he who has been born king of the Jews? For we saw his star when it rose and have come to worship him.” (Matthew 2:2) As we enter our season of advent, our theme this year is
God formed every creature everywhere with a special gifts and graces. Some animals were created to run, others to hop, some swim, or burrow, and some are lucky enough to fly. Each has a particular role to fulfill based on the way it was shaped by God. The same is true with humans, each of us was uniquely and wonderfully designed to do certain things. Long before God created you,
Joshua was a warrior for God. He was a man who trusted the Lord he served, and that trust gave him courage to face anything. His name means “Jehovah is salvation,” and his life reflects the truth of his name. He had been one of the many who had been a captive in Egypt, and when Moses led the Israelites out of captivity, Joshua became a great leader among the
Sedona United Methodist Church will present an Outdoor Holiday Boutique on Saturday, November 14th, 2020 from 9:00 a.m. until 3:00p.m. in the church’s main parking lot. It is the perfect place to find handcrafted gift items for all your family and friends. There will be more than 20 artists and crafters from the church's congregation as well as members of the community participating in the sale. Items will include metal
If you like stories that end well, you will love God’s Story. One of the great themes of our faith is triumphant hope—an unshakeable assurance that things will end right, and that allows us to live abundantly without fear in the here and now. Even amid the most violent storms, turbulent battles and constant trials, we focus beyond the present moment and we see victory—We see relief, because in the
Everyone in the community is invited to visit Sedona United Methodist Church on Halloween. The church will have their 6th annual "Trunk or Treat" event on Saturday, October 31st in the parking lot from 6:00pm until 8:00pm. This year, the event will be a drive through event. It is always a fun time. Drive Thru Trunk or Treat is a fun and safe way for kids to celebrate this Halloween.
He went over and took the ram and sacrificed it as a burnt offering instead of his son. So, Abraham called that place ‘The Lord Will Provide’ [Jehovah-Jireh]. And to this day it is said, “On the mountain of the Lord it will be provided.” (Genesis 22:13-14) “Provision” isn’t a word that most Americans think much about—It’s a non-consequential word. We may use it euphemistically as we stock up on
Join Sedona United Methodist Church on Sunday, October 18th for worship! Sunday mornings we enter the spirit of worship at two worship times (9:00am & 10:30am) featuring meaningful and uplifting music, special times of prayer and passionate life changing messages designed to move you closer in your relationship with Jesus Christ and others. We look forward to seeing you! As we strive to keep our congregation and community safe and