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A New Kingdom Ethic

This upcoming Sunday is Palm Sunday, the day where we usher in Jesus as the King of the Jews and recognize his true authority. The people back then had no idea that Jesus’ kingdom would look vastly different from the political kingdoms of old and new. Jesus’ kingdom was about love, sacrifice, compassion, and service.

Gratitude and Abundance

Maybe it’s hard to imagine abundance as we stroll aisles of stores with bare shelves, but now we have time to do those things we postponed by saying, “If I only had time, I’d do (fill in the blank).”

Lent & Holy Week 2020

In our prayerful journey through the season of Lent, we prepare ourselves for Easter and the celebration of resurrection! Don’t miss the many opportunities to move through this time of preparation and into celebrating Christ anew in our lives.

COVID-19 Update on 3/21

PB UMC cares about our worshipers and our community. For this reason, and out of an abundance of caution, we are taking important steps to minimize risk related to the novel coronavirus.

Grace, Gratitude, and Gifts

In the midst of everything happening, our “social distancing” and even some of the blame taking place (some racial, some class-based, etc.) I have been continually reminded by a quote from Fred Rogers: “Look for the helpers.” In this time of isolation, we are reminded not to give in to the darkness, but to remember the light of Christ that shine’s within us all.

Table Ethics

As we wrestle in the current COVID-19 pandemic with how to relate with one another, we might consider this alongside our ongoing series on gratitude and the illustration of the table.

Responding to COVID-19

PB UMC cares about our worshipers and our community. For this reason, and out of an abundance of caution, we are taking important steps to minimize risk related to the novel coronavirus.