Starkville’s Men of the Master perform at Lenten Lunch

Men of the Master from Starkville First United Methodist Church perform a variety of gospel favorites at today’s Lenten Luncheon at Eupora First UMC. Join us next week at noon March 23 when Rev. Brian Carubba, formerly of Bellefontaine UMC, will serve as the guest speaker.IMG_1073

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Lenten Lunch Series begins at First UMC Eupora

20160217_123629 Rev. Travis Gray kicked off the Lenten Lunch Series today at First United Methodist Church of Eupora with a “Message from the Cross” about justification. The series continues at noon each Wednesday during Lent to hear various speakers from throughout the area share “A Message from the Cross” and have a soup and sandwich lunch for a donation to the FUMC Eupora “We Care” local mission fund.

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Making Holy Week memorable

Holy-Week-2015-POSTWhat a wonderful time of the year! From Palm Sunday to Easter Sunday, the church remembers the journey of Jesus from his entry in Jerusalem to his last meal, trial, crucifixion, death, and resurrection. These are the pivotal events for our faith. Much more than Christmas, this week deserves our attention at home and with the children in your life.

Look to the structure of Holy Week to guide your family activities. It’s especially helpful to plan for Friday and Saturday to be quiet, at-home days, with a few activities that reflect the scripture and the earth-shaking story being remembered on those days.¬† A few ideas: Continue reading

Bland discusses Christ’s human side on the cross at today’s Lenten Lunch

IMG_0164Rev. Hugh Bland of Walthall Baptist Church was the guest speaker at today’s Lenten Lunch¬† at Eupora’s First United Methodist Church. Rev. Bland discussed Christ’s human side as the Last Words of Christ on the Cross Series continues with the words, “I Thirst!” Bland asked the audience to consider the most thirsty you have ever been and magnify that with the pain and agony Christ was in. He also suggested Christ’s thirst was not only a physical thirst, but a spiritual thirst. Gail Dorroh of Walthall Baptist Church performed two songs at today’s event.

Join us next week as Lenten Lunch continues at 11:45 a.m. April 1 with Rev. Rochelle Ashford-Minor of Liberty UMC as the guest speaker. A soup and sandwich lunch will be served in the church fellowship hall. The public is invited to attend.



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Men of the Master perform at Lenten Lunch

2015-03-11 12.34.56Men of the Master from First United Methodist Church of Starkville perform gospel favorites at today’s Lenten Lunch at Eupora’s First United Methodist Church. The Lenten Lunch Series continues at 11:45 a.m. Wednesday, March 18 in the Eupora FUMC fellowship hall. Continue reading