Welcome to our 12-minute "Gift of Pentecost," with song, scripture, and a trip around the world you'll not soon forget. After our volunteers read the Acts 2:1-2 scripture about the birth of the church at Pentecost, we'll begin our trip around the world, with multiple generations of readers in 17 world languages reminding us of Jesus' Great Commandment (John 13:34-35), "A new commandment I give to you: Love one another."
This is a special week in worship at DisciplesNet. Not only is it the first Sunday in Lent, it is part of the Week of Compassion, a special time of reflecting on the ways that God has blessed us to be able to give to others who are in need. Week of Compassion is a for-good organization that goes to places where disaster and tragedy has struck, and stays, finding ways to be God's hands and heart in the world.
What an honor and a blessing it is this week to have bringing the message for our DisciplesNet family, the Rev. Amy Gopp, the Executive Director of Week of Compassion. Rev. Gopp draws on her experiences in serving and being served around the world, with a sermon entitled, "To God Be the Glory." Continue reading →