January 30, 2015 - Quincy Free Methodist Church



January 30, 2015 - Quincy Free Methodist Church
301 I St SW, Quincy WA, 98848
(509) 787-4491
Sunday School: 9:15am
Worship Service: 10:30am
January 30, 2015
Passionately following
Jesus Christ in
Word • Worship • Service • Community • Prayer
Jesus Went to Church
By Pastor Morgan
“Jesus went throughout Galilee, teaching in their synagogues, proclaiming the good news of the kingdom,
and healing every disease and sickness among the people.”
Matthew 4:23
Sometimes I forget that Jesus went to church. I forget that He not only spent time with people outside the
church, but that He also sought times of worship inside. He went there to teach and preach. He went there
to worship. I wonder though what His experiences at church were like? Was He able to engage God? Was
He able to freely worship? Or were there times when church frustrated Him?
I think these are really important questions we need to wrestle with today. We know from scripture that the
church during the time of Jesus was not perfect – much like today. Yet, we find that Jesus still went. It
could be argued that Jesus would have been able to accomplish more outside of the church than
in. Masses of people gathered around Jesus each time He went out into the world. Jesus did more
healing, and forgave more sins, outside of the church. Yet, we find that Jesus still went.
Jesus went to church because the church matters to Him. He loves the church. He even gave His life for
the church (Eph 5:25b-27). It is because of this that the church also needs to matter to us. We need to
love and support the church in the same ways Jesus did. In a day when people are quick to criticize and
complain about how the church has disappointed them, it may be time for us to see the church as the
bride of Christ and love her. My hope is that even though our church is not perfect, Jesus would come and
find us striving to love His bride to the best of our abilities.
Ladies, please join
us for a baby
shower for
Tues., Feb. 3 at
7pm in the
fellowship hall.
She is registered
at Babies R Us &
Jace Anthony &
Addison Joy were
born Dec. 19.
Hostesses are
(398-0363) and
Kristin Mead
We are in need of someone
to lead the important
ministry of phoning and
arranging for meals to be
brought to families dealing
with illness and posthospital stays. If you are
interested or have
questions about what this
position entails, please call
Diane McNay (503-4592668) or email
([email protected]).
Baptism Service
Sunday, Feb. 22
If you would like to be
baptized contact Pastor
Shaun or Pastor Morgan at
the church office
Feb 8—23 years
Mike & Kelly Wallace
Feb 21—50 years
Gary & Judy Oldfather
Feb 25—13 years
Tom & Ka:e Clark
2/1 Jace Arnall
2/1 Cody Kennedy
2/2 Mary Roduner
2/2 Hunter Clark
2/2 Tom Clark
2/2 Ron Huxtable
2/3 Kevin Hill
2/3 Baylie Low
2/3 Michele Wurl 2/4 Ruth LinscoL
2/4 Jamie Bushy
2/4 ScoL Ramsey
2/6 Glenda Bishop
2/7 Gail Huntley
2/8 Misao Hirai
2/10 Dan Robinson
2/11 Ruth Atwood
2/11 Brian Bews
2/12 Abigail Cas:llo
2/12 Pete Veenendaal
2/16 Erick Erickson
2/16 Danielle MacPherson
2/16 Brenda Poldervart
2/16 Kelsey Ramsey
2/18 Ka:e Hansen 2/18 MaL Tait
2/19 BreAnn Hill
2/20 Les PaLon
2/20 Andrew Royer
2/23 Sophia Westby
2/25 Don Mead
2/26 Ila Belle Fenn
2/26 Julie Schaapman
2/27 Emma Laughlin
2/27 Gabe Lopez
2/28 Nash Bierlink
2/28 Lori Van Dyke
2/28 Heath Wilson
Communion Service
Sunday, February 8
Jesus took bread, gave thanks and broke it, and
gave it to his disciples, saying, "Take and eat; this
is my body." Then he took the cup, gave thanks
and offered it to them saying, "Drink from it, all of
you. This is my blood of the covenant, which is
poured out for many for the forgiveness of sins.
Matthew 26:26-28
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