March 31, 2021
This week's Easter Edition of the West Morris Weekly is packed with opportunities to get involved in a neighborhood outreach, a grant fundraising meeting, download a Good Friday devotional and more.
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March 19, 2021
In-person worship is right around the corner for West Morris Church. Find out about that more in this week's West Morris Weekly.
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March 12, 2021
In this week's edition of the West Morris Weekly, learn more about COVID vaccinations, reading the Light + Life Magazine, and a follow-up from our Society Meeting.
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February 25, 2021
This week's West Morris Weekly is filled with important details about vaccinations, ways to serve, our upcoming Society Meeting...and a special announcement about returning to in-person worship.
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February 17, 2021
On Sunday, we explored the scripture about Jesus' transfiguration on the mountaintop, described in Luke 9. We considered our own mountaintop experiences, and how they energize and equip us to be used by God in his mission - to serve the needy world.
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February 10, 2021
If you've been worshiping with us over the previous weeks, you'll recognize these two topics. We've considered Jesus' gift of sabbath renewal, and ways Jesus does and doesn't draw near to us. And, we've been spending time each week exploring these Scriptures more deeply in our Scripture Reflection Journals. (Don't have a journal? Download yours here.) How has God been speaking to you?
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January 27, 2021
Do you know the phrase that's most repeated in the Bible? The answer might not come as a surprise to you - it's "Do not be afraid!". It is spoken by Jesus, God, angels, messengers, and people of God. In fact, that phrase shows up 365 times in the Bible. That's one for each day of the year! Clearly God knew we'd need regular, daily reminders that no matter what challenges surround us - we need to hear his words, "Do not be afraid!"
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January 20, 2021
In the early years of the Church, Emperor Nero ruled the Roman Empire. Nero's infamous persecution of the Church resulted in widespread oppression and the martyrdom of many Christian leaders, including the probable beheading of the Apostle Paul. And yet, the Church grew and flourished. And, Paul instructed and urged his mentee Timothy to pray for Nero and his leaders - the very leaders who would eventually kill him.
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January 13, 2021
Welcome to 2021!
A Look Back at God's Faithfulness
The year 2020 presented each one of us with unprecedented challenges as the words quarantine, pandemic, COVID, zoom, mask up, social distancing, online worship, and contact tracing became our shared realities. Our church family experienced widespread losses, cancellations, deaths, disappointments, and more. We were reminded again the church is not the building - and the church doesn't close. And we were challenged with opportunities to meet in house churches, engage online, gather in parking lots and parks, imagine how to tangibly love our neighbors....
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