Worship:  Online Only -Sunday 11:00 AM

Saturday evening outdoor worship  at 5:00PM in the pavilion.

Sunday School and Weekly Bible Study:    See Events Page

Hispanic Worship: Contact church office.

Celebrations of others; just to let them know” Colossians 1:1-14

“for we have heard of your faith in Christ Jesus and of the love you have for all the saints”

Colossians 1:4

  God created us to be a community, and the community to be a reflection of the grace and joy given to all who believe. Have you ever felt like a hamster on a wheel; a whole lot of work but getting nowhere? The greatest challenge sometimes is trying to hear God in the midst of our busy lives; things need to get done, errands need to be run, calendars are so full we worry that something might be missed. Consider for a moment what you do on a daily basis; each component of the day takes your time and focus. It may feel like very little is being accomplished until someone comes by and says, “wow, job well done!” Interesting that the Letters of St. Paul in the Bible begin with thanksgiving for the people he is addressing. St. Paul thanks God for their lives and for their witness of faith. Even the one letter (Galatians) that was a bit more “in your face” began with thanking God for the grace given to them. God speaks through the witness of others. We are reminded of God’s grace when someone takes the time to affirm the presence of God in our lives. If nobody tells us, we will never know the difference we are making to the world around us. So maybe it is our calling, each of us, to celebrate what others are doing, to let them know they are valued, loved, and accepted. When we celebrate others, God is speaking through us to them. Nobody is an island, nobody is worthless, nobody is not loved by God. Maybe a big part of being a Christian is affirming the life of another, to celebrate the joy they offer, even though they cannot see the joy themselves. In I Corinthians 8, Paul writes, “knowledge puffs up, but love builds up” (8:1) Maybe we have some building to do, maybe a bit of celebrating the lives of those around us. The greatest calling you have is to be a benefit to somebody else, to build them up and affirm who they are as a child of God. We have a whole lot of celebrating to do! You are blessed beyond measure with so many gifts; let others know they are blessed as well and see the difference that will make to the world. Celebrating others is truly a blessing and a calling from God we all possess. Thank you Jesus for the privilege of celebrating the lives of others.
 

 Pastor Tom




      

 

 
 
 
Fields United Methodist Church will be offering our Sunday service ONLINE ONLY at 11:00AM each Sunday. We will not be offering worship in the church during this time due to Coronavirus concerns.
 
If you wish to join us in person, please come Saturday evening at 5:00 pm where you can worship from your car, tuned in to 88.5 FM or bring a chair and sit in a socially distanced family section on the lawn as we have our Summer Outdoor worship in the pavilion.
 

Please join us on Sunday on our webpage:  www.fieldsumc.org (click livestream), FaceBook: www.facebook.com/fieldsunitedmethodistchurch, or Youtube:  www.youtube.com/user/fieldsumc/videos.

Fields is resuming normal office hours on June 1st, 2020 but please call prior to coming. All previous social distancing rules WILL apply. Masks should be worn when coming to the office.  Pastor Tom is always available if needed. Please don’t hesitate to call or email.
440-327-8753 or fieldsofficemanager@gmail.com
 

The ministry of Jesus Christ continues though Fields especially during this time. If you are able to give, here are a few options:

Online: www.fieldsumc.org  tap “giving”

Text:    440-319-3537

Mail:  Fields United Methodist Church

          34077 Lorain Rd.

          North Ridgeville, Ohio  44039

 

Thank you for your prayers and support.

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