Serendipitously our Mission and Evangelism Committee independently chose to present options for volunteering with local mission agencies on the exact same Sunday when our reading of Romans 12:1-8 would ask us how we might present our bodies as a living sacrifice, using our various gifts so that together we might be the body of Christ.
Discussions and responses on the demographic survey “Who are Our Neighbors” uncovered three major themes.
I like many Americans was brought up with the ideal that you get what you deserve and you deserve what you get. So you had better work hard and do the right thing. Or else!
I am amazed by the dedication of actors, actresses, directors, stage crew, and musicians who participate in community theater productions. They must learn their parts, faithfully attend practices, and reliably show up for performances for the entire company depends on each volunteer.
What about God’s chosen people? What about our friends and family who have drifted away from the faith? Why do they at least appear to be “separated from the love of God in Christ Jesus our Lord”?
Sharing the love of God, the peace of Christ,
and the power of the Holy Spirit with everyone.
Temple Terrace Presbyterian Church, a community of Christ-centered believers, welcomes all people to worship with us. Working together in harmony we spread God’s message of love, joy and peace to each other, our community, and the world.