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moving out of scare city

Moving Out of Scare City

09/24/2017 – 10/22/2017

The sense that there is not enough drives greed, fear and exclusionary behavior. We begin to live in “Scare City” where it seems that death, starvation, feelings of being overwhelmed and swallowed up can lurk around every corner. The Good News is that this is an illusion. A spiritual journey into the truth of abundance offers us an alternative vision of where to live our lives. This stewardship series will have us Moving Out of Scare City and traveling to the vast, open habitats of God’s abounding grace.

September 24 – Towers of Power – Genesis 11:1-9
October 1 – Around Every Corner – Isaiah 41:10, 2 Corinthians 9:6-15
October 8 – The Other Side of the Tracks – Acts 15:1-12
October 15 – I’ve Decided to Follow Jesus – Matthew 6:7-13
October 22 – Altars Everywhere – 1 Timothy 6:18-19

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life together

Life Together

09/10/2017 – 09/17/2017

Life together in community is not easy, whether as a family or as a church or in the world. Conflicts and disagreements happen and we disappoint each other. In this two-week series, we will look at the gospel of Matthew and what Jesus says on this subject.

September 10 – Resolving Conflict –  Matthew 18:15-20
September 17 – Persistent Forgiveness – Matthew 18:21-35

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diaper project

New Hours for Diaper Project

Sierra Pines UMC is a distribution center for the Nevada County Diaper Project. A small supply of about 12 diapers (depending on the diaper size) will be given out for each baby each week. Diapers may now be picked up on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Church Office. Proof of residency…

living outside the box

living outside the box

8/6/17 – 9/3/17

We try to box God in, but God is always breaking out of the box and shattering our understandings of life in God’s kingdom.

Aug 6 – Abundant Miracles – Matthew 14:13-21
Aug 13 – In Over Our Heads – Matthew 14:22-33
Aug 20 – Passing the Crumbs – Matthew 15:21-28
Aug 27 – Changing Perspectives – Matthew 16:13-20
Sept 3 – Bearing the Load – Matthew 16:21-28

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