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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Minor says ‘it’s not how you start, but how you finish’

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Rev. Rochelle Ashford-Minor of Liberty United Methodist Church said it is not how you start but how you finish, and Jesus finished well. Ashford-Minor served as the guest speaker for the final Lenten Lunch event at Eupora’s First United Methodist Church. Finishing up the series on Jesus’ last words from the cross, Ashford-Minor spoke on the “It is Finished” statement of Jesus. Join Eupora FUMC for Good Friday Service for holy communion and prayer on Friday, April 3 from 6-7 p.m. in the sanctuary. This will be a ‘come and go’ opportunity to pray and receive the Sacrament in remembrance of Jesus’ death on the cross, and to prepare for the glory of His resurrection on Easter Sunday!


See this photo in the April 8, 2015 edition of The Webster Progress Times at http://websterprogresstimes.com/2015/04/08/lenten-lunch-6/

Top posts for the month of March

2015-03-06 16.42.131. The top blog post for the month of March was the March 10 post titled, BRIDAL TIPS & TRENDS SERIES: Teacups and Tulips in Downtown Eupora… see this story at https://gwenwsisson.wordpress.com/2015/03/10/bridal-tips-trends-series-teacups-and-tulips-in-downtown-eupora/ Continue reading

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

Gray kicks off Lenten Lunch Series: ‘Words From The Cross’

2015-03-04 12.17.53Rev. Travis Gray from First Baptist Church of Eupora shared a few thoughts on Christ’s final words from the Cross, “Father, forgive them…” as part of the Lenten Luncheon Series “Words from the Cross” at Eupora’s First United Methodist Church.

“Christ’s words say ‘I love’ even when I don’t deserve it…His words say ‘I love you’ even when no one else loves you.”

“Do our words and actions say ‘I love you, Lord?’ Do our words say ‘Thank you Lord for what you have done for me? For dying on the cross for me?’ Do our words say, “Father forgive me because I recognize what I have done?'” Continue reading