Pastor Don will begin a new message series on May 4, "Resilience." The Bible speaks much of perseverance until the end when the Christ follower receives the full reward of his faith. In this series Pastor Don explores the biblical teachings that produce of life of "staying with it." It takes a whole life time to do the whole will of God. What does "a whole life time" look like, and what does it take to go on "from glory to glory," as the Apostle Paul puts it? Jesus shows us how.
For your post-Easter reading, consider Risen: 50 Reasons Why the Resurrection Changed Everything. Easter isn't once a year! It's an everyday reality that penetrates our ordinary lives with the resources of Christ's heavenly life. The chapters of this book are brief and numbered so that we are taken to Pentecost, the church's celebration of the giving of the Holy Spirit, described for us in Acts 2. Don't leave Easter in the past or wait for it for next year. It's NOW!
Here is a listing of recent articles Pastor Don thinks you would be interested in. No article expresses the opinions of Spring Green Memorial Church but is for purposes of stimulations and deeper spiritual formation.
Worship begins at 10:30 AM preceded by Adult Christian Formation Class at 9 AM and followed by a fellowship time.
Mike DelTatto will minister God's Word in Pastor Don's absence. The message will be "A Funny Thing Happened on The Road To Emmaus." The biblical text is from Luke 24 where Jesus appears post-resurrection to two of his disciples. At first unrecognized Jesus reveals himself in his glory, after which they remembered that at his word fire burned within their bones. This is Jesus' first post-resurrection teaching as he explained how all the Old Testament Scriptures pointed to him.