Texts for this week were Romans 12:19-21 and Matthew 16:21-28.

After our service today, our counters told me we received an additional $800 for Hurricane Harvey Relief. Thanks be to God for all standing, holding hands, daring to go out into the deep and serve!

 

Works Cited:

Quotation from the Rev. Barbara Brown Taylor taken from The Seeds of Heaven: Sermons on the Gospel of Matthew, (Louisville: Westminster John Knox Press), 2004, p. 80.

News story about the rip tide and the human chain can be read here.