Entering Holy Week during the age of the coronavirus

Father Richard Rohr states, “We are clearly not in control, as this pandemic is now teaching the whole planet. For many of us, this may be the first time in our lives that we have felt so little control over our own destiny and the destiny of those we love.” However, Christ invites us to walk in faith. We can be gentle, kind, patient, and supportive of one another. This is faithfulness.

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SERVICES

SUNDAY WORSHIP

  • 10:30 a.m. in-person worship. Please wear a mask.

Announcements

  • Short all church meeting after our 10:30 gathering.
  • Wednesday, Art class (beading) at 10:00 A.M.
  • Friday, Yoga with Silvia at 9:30 A.M.
  • Jennifer and I will be going to her mom’s memorial in Nebraska next week. Dr. Jennifer Essary from the Cortez UMC will provide the message.

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Meditations

RECONCILING STATEMENT

1 John 4:19 “We Love because God first loved us.”

As a reconciling congregation, Mancos United Methodist Church prayerfully strives to live in community with open hearts, open minds, and open doors. We affirm that each person is of sacred worth.  We believe that all people are God’s children, created in God’s image, loved and blessed equally by Christ; so, we seek to be a fully inclusive church. We welcome and encourage full participation of all people regardless of sexual orientation, gender identification, race, gender, marital status, family structure, faith origin, economic or educational background, and physical or mental ability. While there are differences among us, we do not seek to erase them but to journey together in faithful love toward greater understanding and mutual respect.