Go and BE

Sunday, September 11, 2016

A sermon preached by
Rev. Ginger E. Gaines-Cirelli at Foundry United Methodist Church, September 11,
2016.



Texts:  Matthew 10:40-42                                                      

Today we kick off a new focus that
will guide our reflections for worship, study, and service over the course of
the next twelve months.  The title is
“Next: Witness.”  There is a lot of
baggage that the word “witness” lugs around these days.  But it’s too central to the practice of
Christian faith for us not to try to unpack it and discover what it means—and
doesn’t mean—to be a witness for Christ. 
In these days when hate and fear try to claim the name “Christian” it is
important for [...]