Matt's message is rooted in the encounter of an unnamed Samaritan woman with Jesus at Jacob's well in John 4. An unnamed foreign woman from a different religious tradition & cultural identity is the first one to whom Jesus reveals his true identity in the Gospel of John. How might this story challenge and invite us to claim Jesus as Messiah in our everyday lives? Our scripture reading of John 4 is woven with Conversations by Sara Groves. thetableumc.org/sermons/thirstymessiah/... See MoreSee Less
Mike BalstadThe message today had to be one that has done the most to reconcile what in my heart I know is God's great command to love one another; and yet in human nature we seem to still find ways to massage Scripture to support or make us feel better about certain fears and prejudices. I am grateful for this body that is so devoted to the commitment to be the hands and feet of Christ in love and acceptance <35 days ago · 1
We’ll gather in the Sanctuary (5265 H Street) at 9:30 am & 11:00 am on Easter morning. Our Easter worship gatherings will weave beautiful music, inspiring art, & a message of hope as we celebrate Easter together.