Worship – March 24, 2019 – 3rd Sunday in Lent

“The Power of Production”

Luke 13:1-9  (New International Version)

Repent or Perish

13 Now there were some present at that time who told Jesus about the Galileans whose blood Pilate had mixed with their sacrifices. Jesus answered, “Do you think that these Galileans were worse sinners than all the other Galileans because they suffered this way? I tell you, no! But unless you repent, you too will all perish. Or those eighteen who died when the tower in Siloam fell on them—do you think they were more guilty than all the others living in Jerusalem? I tell you, no! But unless you repent, you too will all perish.”

Then he told this parable: “A man had a fig tree growing in his vineyard, and he went to look for fruit on it but did not find any. So he said to the man who took care of the vineyard, ‘For three years now I’ve been coming to look for fruit on this fig tree and haven’t found any. Cut it down! Why should it use up the soil?’

“‘Sir,’ the man replied, ‘leave it alone for one more year, and I’ll dig around it and fertilize it. If it bears fruit next year, fine! If not, then cut it down.’”

Coffee & Discussion:
9:00 – 9:45 AM – in the Parish Hall Upper Level.  Join our adult Coffee & Discussion group.  Coming soon:  The Bible Project – “The Bible is one unified story that leads to Jesus, but we don’t always treat it that way.  At The Bible Project, we make animated videos that explore the books and themes of the Bible.”  How To Read The Bible – “This ongoing series explores the origins, content, and purpose of the Bible.  Here you’ll be introduced to some of the basic skills necessary for reading the bible effectively.”  Feel free to join the group at any time.

Sunday School:
10:00 – 11:00 AM – in the Parish Hall Lower Level.  A Children’s Church program is available weekly on Sunday mornings.

Nursery Ministry:
10:00 – 11:00 AM – in the Parish Hall Lower Level.  Available every Sunday morning during the worship service.

Sunday Morning Worship:
10:00 AM – in the Sanctuary.  Join us today for Pastor Joe Vasarhelyi’s sermon “The Power of Production.”

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