The first Sunday of each month we celebrate Holy Communion where all who would receive Christ into their hearts are invited to The Table of God. Sedona UMC is a place of worship that offers an Open Table of Grace for each of you. In-Person worship starts at 9:00am & 10:30am or online Sunday morning.
ESOL (English for Speakers of Other Languages) has been in existence at SUMC since 2003. We meet weekly at Sedona United Methodist Church on Tuesday evenings from 6:00-7:30. The program runs year round, with exceptions for holidays and special events. Presently, we have room for new students. There are approximately 20 tutors and 30 students. New adult students are welcome the first Tuesday of each month and are placed with
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Peter would never forget that terrible moment when their eyes met. Did he see in Jesus’ gaze some hint of disappointment or reproach? We cannot venture so far; the inspired record says only that “the Lord turned and looked upon Peter.” (Luke 22:61) But in that one glance, Peter saw the depth of his own failure. He realized that he had just done the very thing that Jesus had foretold,
Shadrach, Meshach and Abednego firmly refused to bow to the king. Could we stand as firmly? It is easier when in church, but how about on other turf? They trusted God’s deliverance. Do we have that kind of faith – especially if we are struggling to see where God is at work? And even if God didn’t do what they hoped, they’d still refuse to worship any other god. The
As believers, we are called on a journey with Christ—and even those who may not yet know Jesus, are called as well. For believers, this journey began early in life with Baptism. Our parents and families made sure we were raised in the church, learning about God through life in the community of faith. And along the way on this journey, you and I hear the Lord calling us, saying,
This week’s Gospel lesson brings us the story of the ten lepers who appeal to Christ Jesus for healing that He alone could give. While all ten were healed of this dreaded plague, only one came back to Jesus, bowed himself before Him who offers abundant life unconditionally to all people, and praised God for the healing he had received. You and I are like one of those lepers: we
“At sunset, the people brought to Jesus all who had various kinds of sickness, and laying his hands on each one, he healed them. Moreover, demons came out of many people, shouting, “You are the Son of God!” But he rebuked them and would not allow them to speak, because they knew he was the Messiah. At daybreak, Jesus went out to a solitary place. The people were looking for him
Have you ever, when reading a book, snuck a peek at the end of the book to see how it ends? Apparently, there are people who do. It's like Billy Crystal's character says in the movie When Harry Met Sally—"When I buy a new book, I read the last page first. That way, in case something happens to me before I finish, at least I know how it ends." What