A Joint Bible Study with the PSUMC is conducted every 1st and 3rd Saturdays each month at 2:15 - 3:00 p.m. The study is held at the PSUMC Hope House located at 6 Pleasant Street, Salem, NH. The current topic of study focuses on the biblical Seven Thousand Year Plan of God as revealed in the Genesis seven day creation narrative.
All from the NSUMC and the PSUMC (and friends) are welcome to attend.
In addition, at the end of each class (3:00 p.m.) a Seventh Day Sabbath Worship service will be conducted. Any attending the 2:15 p.m. Bible study are invited to stay for the worship service as well. Attendance of either the Bible Study or the Worship service is independent of the other. Participation in one, the other or both is purely at the pleasure of any attendee.
Instructor is Mark Johnson of the NSUMC.
Hope to see you there!
Thank you for posting the item about the 2 honor's that Wally received from Senator Chris Sununu. We are very proud of Wally for all his hard work and dedication to public service and service to our church community. He and Nancy were always the definition of "Public Service" at its best. Thank you Wally for your service but also your love of community and friendship.
Wally & Elaine
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"One Exceptional Man!"
Recently our very own Wally Stickney received two well deserved honors. One was a Commendation from the Governor of New Hampshire, Christopher Sununu, and the Executive Council citing Wally's many accomplishments over thirty years of civil service, both at the State and National levels.
Wally also received the 2018 Sununu-Roy Public Service Legacy Award for his years of service to the Republican Party, the Town of Salem, the State of New Hampshire and to the United State of America, itself.
I am sure all of us at the NSUMC know of Wally's many good works and of his endlessly kind, loving and gentlemanly approach to all. Wally has been and still is a blessing to his community and to our church. Let us all unceasingly pray for Wally and his beloved friendship to the church and to all that know him. May God continuously bless Wally in the Power and Love of His Holy Spirit!
See Below for New Fall Meeting Times For
Grand Sweep Bible Study
SEPTEMBER 10 WEEKS 15 AND 16(UP TO IN BIBLE 1 Kings 11 AND Psalm 66)
SEPTEMBER 17 WEEK 17 (2 Kings 5 AND TO Psalm 73)
OCTOBER 1 WEEKS 18,19 (I Chronicles 18 AND TO Psalm 81)
OCTOBER 15 WEEKS 20, 21 (2 Chronicles 28 AND TO Psalm 88)
NOVEMBER 5 WEEKS 22,23,24 (Job 18 and to Psalm 98)
NOVEMBER 12 WEEK 25 (Job 41 and to Psalm 99)
NOVEMBER 26 WEEKS 26,27 (Isaiah 19 and to Psalm 104)
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November 17, 2018
9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
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We have recently come across some interesting history of the North Salem United Methodist Church. To check out some milestone dates and a list of past and present pastors...
Nov. 7, 2018
I was once asked if the United Methodist have a prayer book. My answer, “There is a United Methodist Book of Worship but I know of no church that uses it on a regular basis. The reason is our Hymnal is not only a source of deeply moving hymns from across the ages but is a prayer book. Hymns are in many instances prayers.”
Personally, I like to turn to the hymnal and contemplate or meditate on some of the hymns that have been written. Thanksgiving is a wonderful time to use our hymnal. We Gather Together in its first stanza reminds us “We gather together to ask the Lord’s blessing, he chastens and hastens his will to make known... (later in this hymn) Beside us to guide us, our God with us joining.”
Now Thank We All Our God, For the Beauty of the Earth, All Things Bright and Beautiful, and Come, ye Thankful People, Come” are but a few that are gifts to enabling us to focus on the presence and works of God. There are many hymns filled with the message of thanksgiving and in this month of November what better way to honor our God than precisely living and praying thankfully.
...but do you know about God's Week, God's seven day/seven thousand year Week? Consider what Peter wrote in his letter: 2 Peter, Chapter 3:3-4,8-9
"...scoffers will come in the last days with scoffing, following their own sinful desires. They will say, 'Where is the promise of his coming? For ever since the fathers fell asleep, all things are continuing as they were from the beginning of creation.' "
"But do not overlook this one fact, beloved, that with the Lord one day is as a thousand years, and a thousand years as one day. The Lord is not slow to fulfill his promise as some count slowness..."
To read a series of essays on this fundamental and important doctrine of God's biblical 7000 year plan for mankind...
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