This Week’s Preview
We know how tiresome health protocols can feel. Since our Covid-19 concerns began in March 2020, favorite things remain missing in our lives. We miss entering buildings and socializing without so many health considerations. We miss more frequent and personal contact with family and friends. We miss working in the office, learning in the classroom, actually shopping in stores, traveling more freely, and many of us miss regularly worshipping in person. Understandably, we can feel stuck.
This week’s passage from John 5:1-9 tells about a stuck person, missing the joys and experiences of that “normal life” he imagined that others enjoyed. He missed walking where he wanted, spending time with family and friends, working, learning, and other things we can take for granted. He couldn’t stir himself to get moving and waited for something to change his life. He waited for weeks, then months. Nothing changed. The months turned into years. Then years became decades. He missed the stirring of the healing waters and the changed life he longed for thirty-eight years until Jesus stirred things up.
If you want to get unstuck from missing God’s spiritual abundance, join us for worship on June 22, when we will discover that Jesus is in the business of stirring things up. (And stirring you up is just the beginning. All of us have a role to play in stirring things up for others, too!)
The Rev. Larry Moyer will be singing, A Believer’s Prayer, a song about responding to the Good News by acting like Jesus. Following the message, we will sing the first two verses of Stir Your Church, a hymn about our mission to share and show God’s love for the world. It was composed by Dr. Milburn Price with music by Aubrey Lee Butler. Our sending hymn will be verses 3 and 4 of Stir Your Church.
“…That you may be filled to the measure of all the fullness of God” (Eph. 3:18).
Whatever your religious affiliation, or none at all, we all hear Jesus say, “Come to me all who are overburdened, and find rest for your soul!” Everyone is welcomed at Cold Spring Church. Yes, everyone!
Enjoy sitting with others from greater Cape May as we worship together. We simplified our service and made it even easier to participate, with our Worship Guide and lyric videos displayed on a large screen.
Physical distancing and masks are NOT required!
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Energize your life and discover the amazing love of Jesus! This week is the perfect time to join us in person for worship. Enjoy live music and solo, lyric videos, and a message of hope from God’s word.
We are excited to welcome to worship all who are able and comfortable in our historic Red Brick Church on Sundays at 10:30 AM.