Jeffersontown United Methodist Church
Monday, May 22, 2017
Christ Centered, Spirit Led, People Focused
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10219 Taylorsville Rd.
Louisville, KY  40299

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502-267-1437

 

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502-267-1439

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Let us consider how to stir up one another …. Hebrews 10:24

Before we degenerate into a “so’s your mother” shouting match, let’s look a bit deeper.  These seemingly taunting words found in scripture, are not actually as inflammatory as they seem.  The completed passage goes on to say, “Let us consider how to stir up one another in love and good works.”  I especially like how Eugene Peterson expounds on this verse in his paraphrase, The Message, saying: “Let’s see how inventive we can be in encouraging love and helping out ….”

Jeffersontown UMC is seeking to grow into this vision.  A gathering of fellow sojourners, committed to one another as we strive to grow closer to our Lord Jesus Christ.  To this aim, we would invite you to consider joining us as our guest in worship (8:30am chapel service or 10:50am blended service), or a fellowship event (absolutely free dinners on Wednesday nights at 5:30 – 6:30pm).

JUMC is a mid-sized congregation comprised of people of all ages, from all walks of life.  You will find younger families as well as individuals who have experienced many years of life!  We experience all the same joys and frustrations as anyone else, and we grow stronger from being in community with others.

As the new pastor of this fascinating church family, having been here for less than a year, I am learning what a blessing these people and this ministry is to J-town and surrounding areas.  My strengths as a pastor come in a simple feeling of comfort with people, an encouraging spirit and a flair for creativity. 

It is now my thirtieth year as a pastor (in just now my 5th church appointment), and I can look back and see how blessed I have been.  What do you see when you look back at your journey so far?  I enthusiastically recommend your coming to check us out sometime.  And, oh yeah, I am Bob Howell, and I approve of this message!
  
  
 
 
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Upcoming Sunday Sermons
Sunday, May 7
 
We believe God has a plan for our lives, but wouldn’t it be great if we could “see” a little more clearly what our role is?  Looking for a sign that we’re on the right path?  Walking with assurance day-by-day is a great feeling.    We’ll focus on some keys for understanding.
 

Sunday, May 14

A celebration of Mothers!  “WOW” is MOM turned upside down …. signifying, Women of Worth.  Join us as we give a little of what Aritha Franklin would call, “R-E-S-P-E-C-T” to the ladies of our church family.

Sunday, May 21  

In today’s lesson, during the reign of young Josiah, the Book of the Law (as recorded by Moses) was found.  It had been lost all this time and they didn’t even realize it.  The people, led by their king, repented and sought the forgiveness of the Lord for their error.  Aren’t we a bit like the people then …. we’ve lost the Bible and do not realize it?  We too, must seek to reclaim the Word.

Sunday, May 28

In today’s lesson, during the reign of young Josiah, the Book of the Law (as recorded by Moses) was found.  It had been lost all this time and they didn’t even realize it.  The people, led by their king, repented and sought the forgiveness of the Lord for their error.  Aren’t we a bit like the people then …. we’ve lost the Bible and do not realize it?  We too, must seek to reclaim the Word.


 
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