Agape' MCC News & Updates
August 24, 2021
Click here to view our August 22nd Worship experience:

"Superman is Not Coming to Save the Day" 
Upcoming Events
Come in! We are open!
Join us for Sunday morning worship in our 
Agape' MCC Sanctuary at 10:30AM 
OR
Join us for Sunday Morning Worship
at 10:30AM on Facebook Live.

We will continue streaming our worship services on FB Live as part of our Sunday worship experience.

With the most recent change to the CDC Guidelines, we strongly encourage all of our community to maintain social distancing and wear masks when attending our live services.

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It's Zoom Spirit Cafe' Wednesday!

Please join us via Zoom as we share a time of connection filled with laughter, meaningful conversation and maybe play a game or two.

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Agape' MCC
Celebrating 50 Years of Love

This Sunday is...

Sundae Sunday - August 29, 2021
You are invited to join us after worship this Sunday, August 29th, for our Sundae Sunday as we continue to celebrate Agape's 50th Anniversary. We will be providing all the yummy fixings with hand crafted homemade ice cream. We will be observing COVID safety protocols for this outdoor gathering.
September 25, 2021 at 6:00PM
Be sure to mark you calendars! We will have popcorn and drinks for this special family event. Everyone is welcome! We will provide additional details soon, watch this space!
We are closing in on that time of year again, the Annual Congregational Meeting. We will be providing information related to the meeting over the next couple of months. Please mark your calendars with these important dates:

Congregational Forum - November 07, 2021 following morning worship
Congregational Meeting - November 14, 2021 following morning worship

There are 3 Board of Director positions up for election this year. If you are interested in running for one of the 3 position, please print and fill out The Application for the Board of Directors position by clicking on this link: BOD Application

Please return the application no later than September 12th to either Rev. Wynn, Cassy Batts or Leigh Wolfer.
Community Corner
Seeing beauty is a skill for happiness - lessons from...

When you think of beauty, what do you imagine? Evergreen landscapes. Glamorous people. Detailed art showcased in a world-renowned museum. Although these are conventional visions of beauty, beauty is not limited to these scenes. Instead, beauty is ...

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Some days seeing the beauty in the world is easier than others.

Some days the beauty literally puts itself in our path. We are forced to slow down, be present, and relish in the beauty.

Today this tiny creature landed on my windshield as I was parked. I was astonished at how tiny it was. Intricate and mighty in its own right.

I challenge you to find beauty today.
Don’t lie to one another. You’re done with that old life. It’s like a filthy set of ill-fitting clothes you’ve stripped off and put in the fire. Now you’re dressed in a new wardrobe. Every item of your new way of life is custom-made by the Creator, with the Creator’s label on it. All the old fashions are now obsolete. Words like Jewish and non-Jewish, religious and irreligious, insider and outsider, uncivilized and uncouth, slave and free, mean nothing. From now on everyone is defined by Christ, everyone is included in Christ.
(Colossians 1:9-11, The Message translation)

God, there is something in the air: it’s itchy, scratchy and it’s kind of like trying to fit into new clothes. God, whatever it is, help us to lean into the new, help us to fit into whatever this new thing is, whatever these new garments are that You have prepared for us. We’ve acquired all of these old clothes and now it’s cleaning time. So, Lord, help us to give over the old things and help us make room for Your new clothes. Whatever You are calling us to, we will not tiptoe around it, we will continue to seek You and trust You. Amen.



PRAYER SUBMITTED BY:

BRIAN JONES
Music & Worship Director at MCC Lehigh Valley, Bethlehem, PA, USA.
August/September Birthdays

08/28 - Carrie Wynn
08/28 - Denise Pruitt
08/31 - Barbara Brittain
09/01 Mickey Howell
09/06 Seth Wynn
09/12 Lisa Davenport
09/16 Larry Hollis
09/21 Faith Ashton
09/22 Gail Russell
09/22 Trigg Davenport
09/23 Letty Cruz
09/25 Vida Trevino
09/29 Saige Ashton