What Spiritual Gift Will You Offer?

This morning I am going to ask you to offer the spiritual gift you received from God
back to God and God’s church. I am going to root that challenge in Scripture, especially
in Paul’s first letter to the church in Corinth, and Acts 18 which records Paul’s time in
that city.

Paul was used to traveling on foot, and he arrived in Corinth after a four day walk from
Athens. According to 1st Corinthians 2:23 he was not just tired out by his journey, but
weak and afraid. Though much of Paul’s suffering still lay in the future, he was already
used to being ignored, laughed at and and abused. In 1st. Corinthians 4:13 he said he
regarded himself as “the refuse of the world, the off scouring of all things.” In other
words, he felt like he was the stink on the bottom of someone else’s sandal. Yet, when Paul first arrived in Corinth he did what he always did. He screwed-up his courage to the sticking place, and he went to the synagogue and argued from the Jewish Scriptures that Jesus was the Messiah of Israel, who died for our sins, and then rose again to give us a future and a hope. Continue reading

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Upcoming Events at Fries Memorial Moravian Church

Christmas LoveFeast

December 23rd – Children’s Lovefeast Service at 10:30 a.m.

December 24th –  Christmas Eve Lovefeast Services at 4:00 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. Band prelude 30 minutes prior to the service. 

Please contact our office with any questions at 336-722-2847.  

 

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Fries Moravian Christmas Lovefeasts

Join us for our Christmas Services.

Our Children’s Lovefeast will be Sunday, December 23rd at 10:30 a.m.   Christmas Eve Lovefeast will be held on Monday, December 24th at 4:00 p.m. and 6:30 p.m.

All are welcome!

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Words of Comfort Service to be held on December 2nd at Fries Moravian Church at 4:00 p.m.

Fries Memorial Moravian Church welcomes you to a

Words of Comfort Service

A Words of Comfort Service is an opportunity to join us in
sharing and hearing prayers, scripture, and music that
acknowledge that God’s presence is for those who mourn
and those who struggle—and that God’s Word comes to
shine light into our despair. Everyone, regardless of church background (or lack of it) is welcome.*

A time for light refreshments and fellowship will follow the service.

Words of Comfort Flyer
December 2, 2018
4:00 PM

Fries Memorial Moravian Church
251 N. Hawthorne Road
Winston-Salem, NC 27104
FriesChurch.Org

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Triad Harmony Express to Share Special Music in our November 18th Worship Service!

Triad Harmony Express Triad Harmony Express will be assisting with special music in our November 18th, Sunday Worship Service.  The service will begin at 10:30 a.m.  This very special group is the Winston-Salem chapter of the Barbershop Harmony Society.  Their membership crosses a vast array of age groups, professions, and musical backgrounds.  Please come and join us for worship and special music all our welcome.     www.triadharmonyexpress.com

 

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