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Children’s Sabbath

Sunday, November 21


Encouraging Words from Our People

Some encouraging words heard and seen around our congregation lately:

  • From one who was touched by the message, “What a great analogy of sin and a great lead into scripture. It really made it plain.”
  • From one who enjoyed the sermon, “I like this message. I need a self check every once in a while.”
  • From one who was touched by the message, “I need to remember that what other people say about me is none of my business. I think there’s a lot to learn from that.”
  • From one who loves the Hymns, “Love hearing Alice play the piano.” [Glad it brought you joy. Alice is a joy.]
  • From one who was joyful, “Love Larry’s chuckle.” [He has fun with this, doesn’t he!?!] “Yes, he does but I think it is the twinkle in his eyes that makes it fun.” [Agreed]
  • From one appreciating the delivery of the message, “Loved Shannon’s segue to scripture this morning.”
  • From one who was touched by the message, “Powerful message. Thank you.”
  • From one of our online participants, “Love worshiping with you all!”
  • From one worshiping online with us, “Sending my love to everyone here and on FB live.”
  • From one who has experience with our outreach program, Operation Christmas Child, “I loved creating boxes last year. It was so easy and so much fun.”
  • From one who is excited about the upcoming bake sale, “Looking forward to all the baked goods and recipes.”
  • From one who appreciates the culinary talents in our congregation, “Absolutely and we have so many good cooks at church.”
  • From one enjoying the music, “Love singing with you all!”
  • From one eager for service, “Pastor Julie, looking forward to your sermon! ❤️”
  • From one who feels blessed, “It is such a blessing to worship with you.”
  • From one who was touched by the message, “‘What other people say about you is none of your business.’ I like this message. I need a self check every once in a while.”
  • Heard during service, “Wishing you all a healthy, less judgmental week. See you next week!”
  • From one who enjoyed the sermon, “Thank you for another great sermon, Pastor Julie!”

I am sure you have heard and seen other encouraging things. Perhaps you have even been caught sharing some contagious enthusiasm with others? If you have a quote you think would help us live out Hebrews 3:13, just email it to Pastor Lois at pastorlois@fumcyubacity.com. Encourage on!


 Hebrews 3:13 “But encourage one another daily, as long as it is called Today, so that none of you may be hardened by sin’s deceitfulness.”