April 15, 2018
North Salem United Methodist Church
Regional Night Of Worship
Recently we at the NSUMC have been visited by a young man named David Miller. David is a member of the Grace Assembly of God on Zion Hill Rd. here in Salem, and has attended two of our worship services. His visits have been two-fold. One reason was to worship with us. The other was to invite the members of the North Salem United Methodist Church to participate in what is called the Regional Night of Worship. And, just what is this Regional Night of Worship? Well, here is a description in David’s own words:
“The regional night of worship is a night where people from many different congregations in southern New Hampshire come together to share communion, worship, fellowship and prayer. It’s purpose is to promote an atmosphere of unity within the Body of Christ and to foster cooperation in giving God glory. We remember Jesus prayed for unity among believers in the garden.”
I, myself, have attended one of the Regional Nights of Worship, the last one held on March 25th at the Centerpoint Community Church on School Street in Salem. The experience was a positive one. Not only was I able to worship our God, but I was able to meet and worship with other faithful brethren of Christ whom I did not know before. To be true, the style of worship is a bit unlike our Methodist way. It is more demonstrative, but yet a meaningful, worshipful and a connecting experience. I say “connecting” because, and as already noted, I connected with other disciples of Christ right here in my own locale, people I am quite likely to meet in the Supermarket or in any other daily situation. And as David pointed out above, Jesus prayed for unity in his church, an active oneness of spirit.
It can only be a good thing when we as disciples of Christ step out to connect with others of like spirit, even if only infrequently. All disciples of Christ benefit when they endeavor to at least be aware of other brethren in our community whom God has also called to be His witnesses.
Please consider attending the next Regional Night of Worship to be held at the Grace Assembly of God at 199 Zion Hill Rd., Salem, NH on April 29, 2018 starting at 6:00 p.m.
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Starting March 26, 2018 at 2:30 p.m. Pastor Carroll himself will conduct a Bible study of the Gospel of John.
All are invited to attend!
(No Study Session April 23, 2018!)
The Saturday 9:00 a.m NSUMC Adult Bible study investigating the Book of Romans has been completed. Beginning April 28th, we will explore the Gospel of Luke.
Caleb + Kelsey
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...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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