“Where did this man get all this?”
We hear how people were amazed by the teaching and healing Jesus did during his ministry. Then, Jesus sends out his chosen Twelve to also preach and heal all who believe that Jesus is God’s son. Today, we are those witnesses, and we are sent out to testify to the extravagant, generous, passionate love Christ has for all people. We are to bring God’s gracious healing to others.
It was a tough job even then. Jesus warned his followers that they might be well-received in other towns, but not in their own – even their own their families would not believe! The Bible tells us that Jesus “was amazed at their unbelief.”
But when we believe, the power of the Holy Spirit is with us! Check out the gospel reading for this coming Sunday at PEACE Lutheran Church.
“Jesus began to send them out two by two.” – Mark 6:7
Today’s Bible Readings: Ezekiel 2:1-5; Psalm 123; 2 Corinthians 12:2-10; Mark 6:1-13
Today’s Sermon: “Are You Ready?” Pastor David Baker will preside today.
Adult Bible Study
10 a.m. in the Old Fellowship Hall. The topic is, “Cruising up and down the river with your favorite Bible verse,” with Pastor Baker facilitating. All are welcome.
Youth & Families
Youth @ PLC (our all-ages Bible study) is on recess for the summer and will resume in late August. Contact Trina Kleist for more information about summer events and the fall program: firstname.lastname@example.org or call/txt (530) 575-6132.
Bible memory verses: If you want to work on memory verses this summer, click here to get started. For each verse learned, kids can earn Bible Bucks and redeem them for cool prizes.
Youth & Family events coming up:
Earthcare Day Camp – This year’s summer program is 9 a.m.-12 p.m. July 20-23 at Grass Valley United Methodist Church. Our focus is on becoming faithful stewards of God’s amazing creation! Registration is open now – look for sheets on the Welcome Desk in the Atrium at PEACE. Volunteers of all ages are warmly welcomed – see the sign-up sheet in the Atrium! (NOTE TO TEENS: This program fulfills 12-14 hours of community service!) For more information, call (530) 272-6966.
Family Kayak Day – All are invited to spend a day on the water July 25 at Scotts Flat Lake. Hosted by Teen Fling, our multi-church youth group for high-school-age through 21.
New Office Hours
PEACE office hours are Monday through Thursday, 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m., and Friday, 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m.