St. John's MCC

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Tuesday Night Bible Study: God Is Love

God Is Love

Tuesday Night Bible Study
God Is Love

Have you been sold a religion that does not work?
Are you overwhelmed with the contradictions?
Does your God need a personality makeover?

Come and learn the truth of who God is.

Tuesday nights at 6:30 pm.
Come early and bring your dinner to enjoy before the study begins.

Tuesday Night Bible Study: The Bible and Human Sexuality

Pastor David will be leading a “Tuesday Twofor” Study this Tuesday and Thursday, January 17 and 19, 2017 at 6:30 pm. If you like, you can bring your dinner and eat with us at 6:00 pm.

That is Tomorrow Night AND Thursday Night.

In this age when very few people can quote any portion of the Bible it is amazing how many people will tell you that the Bible condemns certain sexualities and sexual expressions. Come hear some surprising news as we study God’s word together.

Winter Revival - January 14-15, 2017

“Behold, I Am Doing a New Thing”
The Rev. Terri Steed Pierce
Senior Pastor, Joy MCC, Orlando FL

Rev. Terri Steed PierceDuring the early hours of Sunday, June 12, 2016, the worst mass shooting on US soil took place at The Pulse, a popular LGBTI nightclub in Orlando, FL. Before the shooting ended, 49 mostly young men and women including the shooter were dead and even more were wounded physically and emotionally. Into that chaos, tragedy and hopelessness, Rev. Steed-Pierce her congregation and ministry team spoke and gave living witness to our message of hope and God’s inclusive love. As MCC congregations have done through our 48-year history, Joy MCC ministered to a wounded community at its darkest hour. We will begin our weekend with a focus session where pastor Steed-Pierce will share the lessons learned in ministering into crisis and despair. Later that evening we will have a public screening of the film Upstairs Inferno which tells the story of an arson fire in a gay bar in New Orleans in an earlier era during which over 30 people lost their lives including the pastor, assistant pastor and many members of Vieux Carre MCC. Then, as in Orlando, MCC led the caring response and provided a public voice and pastoral presence to their grief.

Rev. Steed Pierce will also preach God’s Word at three services, one Saturday and two Sunday morning.

Winter Revival Schedule

Saturday, January 14th
  Responding to Crisis and Despair: Lessons from the Pulse Massacre from the Ministry of Joy MCC 4:00 pm
Dinner Hour 5:00 pm
Revival Service with Rev. Steed Pierce 6:00 pm
Movie: Upstairs Inferno 8:00 pm
 
Sunday, January 15th
  Jubilation Service with Rev. Steed Pierce 9:00 am
Celebration Service with Rev. Steed Pierce 11:00 am
Potluck Lunch After 11 Service

Searching for our Next Pastor - Transformation Chew and Chat

Rev  Pressley SutherlandOn Sunday, November 6, Rev. Pressley Sutherland will join us in worship and for a workshop to help us kick off our search for a settled pastor. Rev. Sutherland is the Assistant Director of the Office of Church Life and Health and is an experienced interim leader himself.  He graduated from Union Theological Seminary in New York City and trained at MCC New York. He has pastored congregations in London, Cape Town South Africa, St. Louis and Tampa.  Come to hear what our next season of transformation will bring.

Join us at St. John's MCC on Sunday, November 6th!