6th Sunday After Pentecost (Series B) July 1, 2018 Gospel: Mark 5:21-43 Epistle: 2 Cor. 8:1-9, 13-15 Lesson: Lam. 3:22-33 Psalm: Psalm 30 CLB Commentary: Regional Pastor Gary Witkop Two healings which follow another healing. The point, Jesus heals people. Jesus healed people back then and He heals people today. Both healings are very different
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Pray for Jeff Sandnes (evening session speaker), Daniel Stenberg (youth speaker) and Warren Hall (4-6th grade speaker) at our Family Bible Camp beginning today. Pray that many will grow through the teaching and the fellowship.
Pray for our VBS program this week. Pray for hearts to be receptive to the gospel.
Today we are gathering for the dedication of our new church home. We praise God for His provision during this six year undertaking and we are thankful for the generosity and sacrifice of so many. To God be the Glory.
Pray for our youth archery outreach program called “Centershot” that begins today for an 8 week session. Pray that this outreach will attract many unbelieving young people and that they will become connected to the Messiah church family and meet Jesus as a result.
Pray for the developing CLB ministry called Arrow Corps, intended to help in new church plants and churches in decline with larger teams of young adults and active retirees. Pray for the recruitment of team members and for the churches that will be receiving them.
Pray for the Lord to raise up workers for ministry in His harvest field in Canada and abroad. Pray that the Lord will open doors and provide for those He calls to study in preparation for pastoral ministry.
Pray for the outreach event that 40 plus students will be involved in today as part of Reach Out Rochester mission initiative. These students will be doing outreach in an apartment complex that is over 50% Muslim. Pray for many to be gripped by the Gospel.
Please pray for the staff from Inspiration Point Christian Camp who will be sharing the word of God with the children of our community during Day Camp this week that many will be reached for Jesus.
VBS at Bethesda begins today. Pray that a huge number of people from the community will join the Bethesda family and that many will be introduced to Jesus this week.
Pray for ‘Reach Out Rochester’, a youth mission trip, hosted by True Life Church. Several CLB Central Region churches will be participating with us. Pray that we will be faithful in reaching our community with the love of Jesus.
Bethel Church is gearing up for various children’s summer events – Preschool VBS, Sports Camp and Inspiration Point Day Camp . Pray that these events give area families the opportunity to hear the Gospel, possibly for the first time.