United Methodist Church of Livonia, NY

Posts with the category “jesus”

April 12th, 2022
This is the week of Jesus’ Passion. The word ‘passion’ comes from a Latin word meaning suffering for some worthwhile thing. Perhaps we have lost the sense of this word because . . . ...  Read More
by Joyce Blowers
Thoughts from our Interim District Superintendent: Lent 2022
April 6th, 2022
Once again…and still…there is war on earth. Once again…and still…there is bigotry and hatred in our communities, in our country, and all around the world. Once again…and still…...  Read More
by Joyce Blowers
March 14th, 2022
In God’s eyes we are merely disobedient children when we transgress. However, God has never hid the fact from us that . . . ...  Read More
by Joyce Blowers
March 8th, 2022
In Psalm 103, we are reminded that God is merciful, gracious, slow to anger and most importantly that his love for us is steadfast. No matter what we do to . . . ...  Read More
by Joyce Blowers
March 1st, 2022
This is the third time that Jesus has told his followers that he will suffer and die once they reach Jerusalem.. . . Often overlooked in the opening sentence of v. 32 is the fact that “Jesus is . . . ...  Read More
by Joyce Blowers
Chrismons Part 2
December 10th, 2021
There are stars of several different shapes, number of points and styles.  We are familiar with the Star of David, and the five point star, but what about the eight pointed star and the nativity star....  Read More
by Joyce Blowers
On Waiting
December 7th, 2021
 It is no wonder that children (of all ages) can’t wait until Christmas.Since before Halloween we have been inundated with Christmas gift suggestions, advertisements, and store displays. We also live ...  Read More
by Joyce Blowers
Chrismons and Chrismon Patterns - Part 1
December 1st, 2021
Why do we decorate at Christmas with the Star of David, a five point star, a crown, candle, ship or other symbols? Chrismon patterns all point to Jesus. They remind us of . . . ...  Read More
by Joyce Blowers
Not Us
September 8th, 2021
We will not save the church. Whether it is the questions facing the local church or issues facing the general Church…our answers, our decisions, will not save the church. Sometimes we think . . . ....  Read More
by Joyce Blowers
Constanty Beyond
August 20th, 2021
We just don’t get the magnitude of God. Everything about God is well beyond our comprehension. What we do know . . . ...  Read More
by Joyce Blowers