Sermons from October 2020

Sermons from October 2020

The Church in 2063

Today our “Seeing Ahead” theme concludes with a look far ahead, forty-three years from now. It was forty-seven years ago, that our current sanctuary was built. What will ministry and mission look like when our “new sanctuary” turns ninety years old? What lessons are important for us to learn today in order for RUMC to be thriving then? Key Text: Mark 2:21-22 NIV

The CHurch in 2043

Last week, we looked 3 years into the future. Let’s dream a little farther on Sunday as we look 13 years ahead. What will Ringgold United Methodist Church be like in 13 years? What decisions do we need to make now to prepare us for what the culture will be like in the future? Key Text: Jeremiah 1:2, 4-7; 29:11 NLT

The Church in 2023

Ringgold United Methodist Church is 175 years old this year! What will Ringgold United Methodist Church be in 3, 13, or even 43 years? Let’s look back and see ahead together as we do what needs to be done now to help us prepare for the future with God together. Key Text: Psalm 63:1-8 CEB

Taking a Rain Check

Disappointment is bound to happen. Plans will be altered. What we do when things don’t go the way we want says a lot about our faith and our character. Preparing for the rainy day means that we do what we can in advance to get ready, and it means that we embrace the rain when it comes our way.  When it rains, instead of pouting about the rain, try embracing the change of plans and do something different. Key Text:…