Heading Back Home

HOPE Point @Wesley Memorial UMC December 31, 2017 Luke 2: 22-40 (CEB) When the time came for their ritual cleansing, in accordance with the Law from Moses, they brought Jesus up to Jerusalem to present him to the Lord.(23It’s written in the Law of the Lord, “Every firstborn male will be dedicated to the Lord.”) [...]

A Manger for the World

HOPE Point @Wesley Memorial UMC December 24, 2017 Christmas Eve Luke 2: 1-20 (CEB) In those days Caesar Augustus declared that everyone throughout the empire should be enrolled in the tax lists. 2This first enrollment occurred when Quirinius governed Syria. 3Everyone went to their own cities to be enrolled. 4Since Joseph belonged to David’s house [...]

The Joy of Home

HOPE Point @Wesley Memorial UMC December 17, 2017 Isaiah 61 (CEB) The Lord God’s spirit is upon me, because the Lord has anointed me. He has sent me to bring good news to the poor, to bind up the brokenhearted, to proclaim release for captives, and liberation for prisoners, 2to proclaim the year of the [...]

Home is the Meeting Place

HOPE Point @Wesley Memorial UMC December 10, 2017 Second Sunday of Advent Psalm 85: 1-2, 8-13 (CEB) Lord, you’ve been kind to your land; you’ve changed Jacob’s circumstances for the better. 2You’ve forgiven your people’s wrongdoing; you’ve covered all their sins. 8Let me hear what the Lord God says, because he speaks peace to his [...]