A collection of our weekly sermons in transcript form. Audio versions will be available soon.
Thank you for your interest in continuing the Wesley Walk for Others! For 31 years this event was the major fundraiser for Wesley Community Centers, Inc. which ministered to poor in Atlanta since 1902. Wesley Community Centers ceased to operate in April, 2014, but the Wesley Walk for Others lives on! Now, you can determine the “Others” for whom you will walk.
As Walk Coordinator for your congregation, your responsibilities will be:
Join us! We are hosting the annual Wesley Walk for Others on October 25, 2014 with a 6 mile hike around Stone Mountain. Stone Mountain First is raising money for Nanette Todd’s Kids Camp. We are encouraging each walker to raise $200. The race starts at 7:30 am. For more information, or to volunteer contact the church. Each participant will need to fill out the Indemnification Clause.
Striking words… Most Importantly.
I have these letters – Letters written by my great grandmother in 1924 to her children – in the midst of the great depression – I think the stamps cost 3 cents – and she probably didn’t have money for that.
I have letters from Kelly the year we met and spent the summer apart – all tied with a green ribbon and in my hope chest. Read more
The Scripture lessons from Matthew’s gospel are part of what scholars have dubbed as the “sermon on the church”. This week’s lesson has to do with the necessity for grace and forgiveness in a community that shares life. .
Jesus says to all who would hold on to their pain and anger, all who would choose to sit around nursing their wounds for a lifetime, all who might choose righteous indignation, to stop. Only a congregation that forgives seventy-seven times—that is, as often as necessary—can maintain this life of accountability. According to Jesus: Read more
Romans 13: 8-14
An old monk was standing at the gate of a monastery when a stranger walked by. “What do you do in there all day?” the stranger asked. The old monk replied, “We fall down and we get up again.”
This is not just the experience of monks, This is the experience of all of us. We fall down and we get up again – with Love’s help. Read more