If you weren’t in church this past Sunday, you missed out! After feeling a bit discouraged by our blog activity (or lack thereof), Sunday showed me once again, that “it’s not about me.” (One of the favorite sayings in the church office.)
Sunday brought news of a new birth, healing, a new job … and an extremely generous gift to the church. The Parks Foundation gave us a monetary gift that brought a tear to more than a few eyes.
Pastor Bill’s message that day was “That the World May Marvel.” He talked about what one church … in unity … could accomplish. That we should ask the following questions: 1) What is our ministry in the church? 2) How can God use us? 3) What can God do through us?
A huge opportunity to make a difference may be to volunteer for our upcoming Vacation Bible School. I think Bob would agree that supervising the games (is that what we were doing? 🙂 ) the past several years has been so rewarding. Every time I am involved with the kids, I continue to marvel at their kindness, their humor, their sense of fairness.
I marvel at the way certain people have stepped up to help in Sunday School, to organize the Men’s “Boardroom” lunches, mission and community projects.
I marvel at the fact that God put Plymouth Church smack dab in Plainfield’s downtown … how much of a hint do we need that we’re there to be in the middle of community life – to make a difference? What can we – or YOU – do to share the marvelous works of God?