Showing posts from October, 2013

A Plague of Pink (or, Why I am Glad October is Over)

"A Spirit of Power" Pentecost 20 (October 6, 2013), MCC Windsor, Rev. Martha Daniels

October 6, 2013 was the 45th anniversary of UFMCC's founding in Los Angeles, CA.
2 Timothy 1:1-7
I, Paul, an apostle of Christ Jesus by the will of God, for the sake of the promise of life that is in Christ Jesus, To Timothy, my beloved child: Grace, mercy, and peace from God the Creator and Christ Jesus our Saviour. I am grateful to God—whom I worship with a clear conscience, as my ancestors did—when I remember you constantly in my prayers night and day. Recalling your tears, I long to see you so that I may be filled with joy. I am reminded of your sincere faith, a faith that lived first in your grandmother Lois and your mother Eunice and now, I am sure, lives in you. For this reason I remind you to rekindle the gift of God that is within you through the laying on of my hands; for God did not give us a spirit of cowardice, but rather a spirit of power and of love and of self-discipline.
Luke 17:5-10 The apostles said to Jesus, “Increase our faith!” Jesus replied, “If you had faith t…