FIRST

UNITED METHODIST CHURCH

Midtown Sacramento 21st & J

“A Lifetime of Thanks” online worship for November 21, 2021

Join in worship and communion with the church family! We often refer to this special time together as concentrated loving. Viewers tune in Saturdays or Sundays to hear the pre-recorded service.

This week we focus on “A Lifetime of Thanks” as we read the way the writer of 2 Samuel 23:1-7 reminisced on the life of David. Although many disagree with more than a few things that David did, practiced and apparently believed.. and clearly the writes of the Bible disagreed with a lot of David’s acts (see 2 Samuel 11 or chapter 24). But he was remembered as a psalmist, a praiser and a thanksgiver. We spend more time with his psalms than we do with the whole rest of his story. What a statement about a flawed life that it would be remembered most for its joy and gratitude.

We are a faith community deeply rooted in the teachings of Jesus by celebrating God, Life and the Arts; calling and action for justice; engaging persons of all sexual and affectional orientations; and welcoming diversity across spiritual, racial, cultural, generational, or cultural lines. Contact us by email at admin2100@firstumcsac.org or phone (916)446-5025. Our Facebook page is at FirstUMCSac. We are located at 2100 J Street, Sacramento, CA 95816. To donate, mail checks or text “GIVE” to (916)252-4460 or visit https://firstumcsac.org/donations-and-tithing In-person style Sunday worship services are currently being held at 9:30 a.m. and 11:00 a.m. with masking and distancing protocols. The 9:30 a.m. service will be live-streamed on FaceBook.

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