Archive for Worship
Come and join us as we explore the word “Glory” and the passage from John 17:1 – 11 with Pastor Rick Rabe – May 24 2020 service for West Springfield United Methodist Church and Hope United Methodist Church.
If you were unable to watch live this morning you should be able to access the service through this link. Just have a little patience at the beginning as the video gets correctly oriented!
If that doesn’t work, we have uploaded to YouTube here
Peace be with you all.
We thank Colleen Harris for another Sunday as our substitute organist. It’s always a pleasure to hear her play. Thank you as well to Lisa Patel for her lovely flute accompaniment and solo. This Sunday’s sermon deals with the upcoming issues surrounding the language in the United Methodist Book of Discipline. There will be a special General Conference held February 23-26th in St. Louis Missouri to try to resolve the denomination’s deadlock over how we treat members of the LBGTQ community who wish to be ordained as clergy or married in the church. If you are interested and would like to read more, there is a lot of information on the New England Annual Conference website .
If you are checking out our website for the first time, please know that this issue does not define us! Hope UMC is a loving, welcoming faith community working in mission and ministry in our world.