We will be testing a new messaging service that allows us to get out critical, timely information to our church members. The One Call Now system will contact our membership by phone, text or email with important messages that can be for the entire church or certain groups. Members can be notified of Weather alerts, prayer requests, church functions, etc. Members may also opt out. You will receive an automated message from Pastor James testing the system. Once the testing phase is completed and evaluated we will decide if it is something beneficial to our membership.
Yesterday, our church observed the ordinance of the Lord''s Supper or Communion as some call it. Our church is blessed to have a committee that prepares this for us on every fifth Sunday. This practice is designed to take us back in our hearts and minds to that dreadful night where Jesus sat at a table with His disciples to prepare them for His pending crucifixion . The purpose of the Lord's Supper is not for us to go through the motions, but to remember all that Christ did for us. His body was broken and blood was shed for the forgiveness of our sins. Communion is a time to reflect, appreciate and give honor to Jesus for what He endured for us. This ordinance is not for everyone. This is only to be taken by those who are believers and accepted Jesus as their ultimate forgiver and leader. To partake in this service in an unworthy state is sin. 1 Corinthians 11:27 (NLT) 27 So anyone who eats this bread or drinks this cup of the Lord unworthily is guilty of s