Monthly Archives: February 2018

It’s Never Too Late–February 25, 2018

For the Second Sunday of Lent, Pastor Judith Reedy reminds Grace UMC Dallas that It’s Never Too Late–to embrace God’s covenant, respond to God’s call, invite others to the saving power of Jesus Christ, and turn back to God. (Genesis 17:1-7, 15-16)  Includes Emmanuel Sanders’ moving offering of “A City Called Heaven.”

Resistance Is Futile, February 18, 2018

Associate Pastor Eric Markinson invites listeners to journey to their wilderness during Lent, following Jesus’s example in Mark 1:9-15.  Preparing for the journey is essential, but God and angels will help manage Satan and the wild beasts we inevitably will find there.  Includes the Chancel Choir’s offering of “God Is my Rock,” and Lay Leader Carolyn Childress’s generous prayer for the people.

February 11, 2018–Passing the Torch

Friends of Grace: On Transfiguration Sunday, Rev. Judith Reedy preaches on Elijah’s passing the mantle of authority to Elisha (2 Kings 2:1-12) as Elijah is swept to heaven on a chariot of fire.  She generously reminds us how Jesus came from the mountain to pass the torch of healing, service, and love to all his followers–to us.  Includes “Celtic Laud” by the Grace Chancel Choir, and our Stephanie Bohan’s powerful call to service and advocacy on behalf of the Agape Clinic, of which she is Executive Director.

Can I Have a Mulligan? February 4, 2018

Hello, friends new and longstanding!  Reverend Judith Reedy offers a great word on Mark 1:29-39, looking at the second chances each of us has–to pause, pray, and re-enter our lives and ministries with God’s hope and help.  Includes Kairos Outside’s Ms Angie Bass and her moving story of her own mulligan, linked to that ministry to the loved ones of incarcerated women and men.