Sometimes, in the midst of bad news, it feels like darkness is descending upon the world. Yet God is light and in him there is no darkness at all (1 Jn 1:5). What might happen if we let that light shine through us? Pastor Spivey's message this coming Sunday tries to answer that question. It's called "Shiny Happy People" and is based on Isaiah 58:1-12 and Matthew 5:14-16.
As the North Carolina Conference focuses on Graceful Hospitality in 2023, our new Bishop Connie Mitchell Shelton shares her hopes and dreams for us, including fervent prayer, rebuilding trust, and keeping our eyes on our mission of making disciples for Jesus Christ. Click on this link to listen to her words: https://nccumc.org/bishop/2023/01/graceful-hospitality/.