We began the month of April with Easter. As we enter May we are still in the Easter season, reading about Jesus’ resurrection appearances and the empowered disciples. On May 19 we will celebrate Pentecost when, after Jesus’ ascension, the promised advocate, the Holy Spirit came upon the disciples and all those gathered in Jerusalem – and the Church was born!
The Church was born! In these past 2000 years, has the Church been fulfilling the mission Jesus gave us? Have we been loving one another as Jesus loves us? Have we been going “into all the world” and making disciples by sharing God’s truth and love? If not – why not? If not, what are we to do next to fulfill Jesus’ commission?
St. Luke’s Council is offering Cottage Talks to address these questions. We want your input, ideas, comments, discussion about the ways we, as God’s people in Trappe, are called to share God’s love and truth in our own community. St. Luke’s has been a vital part of this community for over 270 years. How is God calling us to continue our ministry and mission? What are the things we are doing that need to be discontinued – stopped? What needs to be revitalized and/or improved? What are your suggestions for new ways we can do mission and ministry in Trappe?
Does everyone in Trappe and Collegeville know that we are Christ’s disciples? Is our love evident? Are we living our own St. Luke’s Mission Statement:
Centered in God, guided by his Word, we share Christ’s love with all?
I invite you to take this opportunity to become involved in a new way in your church during our Pentecost season. Let's learn together to live God's commandment to love and serve in Christ's na
God’s blessings of Easter joy and Pentecost fire!