Bluff Point United Methodist Church
Thursday, October 21, 2021

06-02-21 Article

So good to once again hang out after church on a warm summery day chatting with our friends on Pentecost Sunday!

Article by Joyce L. Wiedrich

We can now gather together in church without reservations!  So nice to see our friends and worship together.  We soon will have more social events outside church and enjoy company and conversation!

Pastor Sandi spoke of the life of Dinah this past Sunday, reflecting on Genesis 33: 1-31.  Her story was told by the men around her, as at that time women had no voice.  Dinah was one of the vulnerable women in the Bible.  She reminds us that there are many sad stories in the Bible, and many large issues that prompt hours of discussion.  Dinah had eleven brothers, but she was unheard.  She was assaulted and taken advantage of in life.  The impact of her treatment is however far-reaching.  Whom do we care for? Do we care for the poor, the widows, the children, or those who don’t have a voice?  Do we listen or pay attention to their needs?

We celebrated Pentecost Sunday, the birthday of the church.  The disciples were received by the Holy Spirit during this time..  Over 3000 people were baptized.  There was flame and celebration. Where are the movements and flames in your life?

The children have planted their garden.  Let’s watch things grow!