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MISSION. VISION. PLAN.                                    Wayside UMC

Make disciples of Jesus Christ for the transformation of the world.

Connect people to God.

            Align people in small groups.

                        Recognize gifts for ministry.

                                    Extend helping hand to the world.

                                                Serve the community.

CAREship: healing in people.

 

2 017 SERMON THEMES

March                         LENT: Living Our Baptismal Calling

March 5                       First Sunday in Lent    Matthew 4:1-11                                    Sermon: Living Our Baptismal Calling: Renounce

                                                           

March 12                     Second Sunday in Lent

                                    John 3:1-5

                                    Sermon: Living Our Baptismal Calling: Accept

                                               

March 19                     Third Sunday in Lent

                                    John 4:5-15

                                    Sermon: Living Our Baptismal Calling: Confess

 

March 26                     Fourth Sunday in Lent

                                    John 9:1-12

                                    Sermon: Living Our Baptismal Calling: Nurture

 

April 2                         Fifth Sunday in Lent

                                    John 11:38-45

                                    Sermon: Living Our Baptismal Calling: Believe

 

April 9                         Palm Sunday/Children’s Sunday

                                    Matthew 21:1-11

                                    Sermon: Living Our Baptismal Calling: Witness

 

April 16                       Easter Sunday

                                    Matthew 28:1-10

                                    Sermon: Living Our Baptismal Calling: Service

 

April 23                       Second Sunday of Easter

                                    John 20:19-20

                                    Sermon: Living Our Baptismal Calling: Peacemaking

           

 

April 30                       Third Sunday of Easter

                                    Luke 24:28-35

                                    Sermon: Living Our Baptismal Calling: Companions

                                    Preacher: Karen Hester

 

May                            Mission Possible

May 7                          Fourth Sunday of Easter

                                    Communion Sunday

                                    John 10:1-10

                                    Preacher: Rev. Winston Cruz

   

May 14                        Fifth Sunday of Easter

                                    John 14:1-2

                                    Sermon: Mission Possible: Inclusion

 

May 21                        Sixth Sunday of Easter

                                    John 14:15-17

                                    Sermon: Mission Possible: Love

 

May 28                        Seventh Sunday of Easter

                                    John 17: 1-2

                                    Sermon: Mission Possible: Life