Thoughts: Have you read anything that was written 700 years ago? Who was a best-selling author in the 1300’s?
Probably Shakespeare is as far back as most of us go, and he wrote less than 500 years ago.
The Biblical books of Jeremiah and Hebrews were written about 700 years apart – approximately 600 B. C. and 100 A. D. – but the author of Hebrews must have had a copy of Jeremiah. Fifty-four words of Jeremiah 31:31-32a are identical to Hebrews 8:8b-9a. Sheer coincidence?
Discussion: What covenants do we make in our lives?
Activity: Each week in 2017, write at least one note of sympathy, or congratulations, or appreciation.
Remember in prayer this week Francis Corera, Bob Grusnick, Vivian Hansard, Eunice Kraase, Sandy Northey, and Mildred Parker.
Tonight from 6:00-8:00pm will be a self-defense class taught in our CLC. Fee is $40.00; wear comfortable clothing and bring water.
This Friday at noon will be your final opportunity to finish off your 2016 pledge offering. This could include your Christmas offering and/or pre-payment of your 2017 pledge.
This Sunday will be a Wesley Covenant Communion Service during 10:00am Worship. There will be coffee fellowship following the service but no Sunday School, Pickleball, or UMYF.
This Sunday you may sign up for the Trustee Work Day on January 14th and the Women’s Retreat on January 21st.
Sunday, January 15th will be a baptism Sunday, please notify the office if you are interested.
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