Saturday, February 24th
BLACK HISTORY MONTH PROGRAM TODAY AT NOON AT CHURCH!
A meal follows…please bring a dessert or side dish to share. Let us celebrate Black History Month with God and with each other.
We receive this prayer from Howard Thurman
I NEED YOU
I need Your sense of time. Always I have an underlying anxiety about things. Sometimes I am in a hurry to achieve my ends and am completely without patience. It is hard for me to realize that some growth is slow, that not all processes are swift. I cannot discriminate between what takes time to develop and what can be rushed because my sense of time is dulled. O to understand the meaning of perspective that I may do all things with a profound sense of leisure of time.
I need Your sense of order. The confusion of the details of living is sometimes overwhelming. The little things keep getting in my way, providing ready-made excuses for failure to do and be what I know I ought to do and be. Much time is spent on things that are not very important while significant things are put in an insignificant place in my scheme of order. I must unscramble my affairs so that my life will become order. O God, I need Your sense of order.
I need Your sense of the future. Teach me to know that life is ever on the side of the future. Keep alive in me the future look, the high hope. Let me not be frozen either by the past or the present. Grant me, O Patient One, Your sense of the future without which all life would sicken and die.
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LENT DAILY DEVOTION
Saturday, February 24
Psalm 27 Judy and Chuck Klawitter
At this time in my life I feel very close to the psalmist who seems to be dealing with similar anxious
feelings and fears. Along with the psalmist I ask "Where is my God? Has He left me alone and trembling?" But as I continue to read, I hear wonderful words. I hear the voice of God saying "Do not be afraid...do not be anxious". The promise of being a child of God and His steadfast love gives me trust and hope and assures me of a future in His kingdom.
Psalm 27...a song of confidence! From the first verse to the last, God is present to lead me, save me and rescue me. When I put my trust in God's faithfulness EVERY DAY I can be sure He will give me the confidence and courage to face WHATEVER comes my way on any given day. I believe that His mercy, grace and love is with me ALWAYS. "I can do all things through him who strengthens me". (Philippians 4:13)
And that is a wonderful blessing!
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Those at Work Ministry will stay to attend Black History Month Program
Hephatha Black History Program
(Followed by meal featuring sides and desserts brought by those attending)
Also on ZOOM
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(During Lent 7pm worship will also be on ZOOM)
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