CSA Church


Rev. Susan Brown

May 28, 2017
1 John 5:1-12, 1Peter 1:3-9
How to Believe in Something You Cannot See

It’s time to give faith a chance. There is more to life than just what can be seen. Just like love is recognized when it is felt, faith is a powerful…unseen force in the world.
Theme: Faith
 
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The Consequences of Greed

On two separate occasions, Judas, one of the 12 disciples, showed his dark side of greed. The first occasion happened when Jesus was anointed by a woman at the home of Simon the Leper in Bethany (Matthew 26:6-13)

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What Christians Are Made For 

Would you do Mother Teresa's job for a million dollars? Most of us wouldn't, and, as it turns out, she probably wouldn't have either! It begs the question: as Christians what are we made for? Shane Claiborne sheds light in the clip below. Want more inspiration? See other videos here.

 


Resources for Stewardship and Financial Planning

The Mid-Atlantic United Methodist Foundation was founded to "[foster and support] benevolent ministries in the name of Jesus Christ...". From planned giving to stewardship workshops for congregations to retirement planning, the foundation offers helpful guidance, financial management, and education. Click here for more
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Annual Yard Sale, Flea Market, and Book Fair!

CSA's annual yard sale, flea market, and book fair are returning this year on Saturday, June 10 from 9AM - 1PM in the church parking lot. Spend the morning browsing treasures and poring through books. Interested in selling your own treasures? You can purchase a space for $30 or a space with a table for $35.  Register by email, or call the church office: 301-229-3383.

Generous Reflection

By the power of the Holy Spirit we are transformed from sinful people who go our own ways into those who delight in God’s will and walk in his ways. As John the Baptist said, “He must become greater; I must become less” (John 3:30). We desire to do his will not for our own glory, but so that others may see Christ in us. Jesus wants us to let our “light shine before men, that they may see [our] good deeds, and praise [our] Father in heaven” (Matthew 5:16)

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A Little Bit About Us: Concord Methodist Church was formed in 1819, making it one of the oldest Methodist churches in Montgomery County, MD. St. Andrew's Methodist Church formed in 1956 to serve the growing suburban population. The two churches merged in 1976 to become Concord-St. Andrew's United Methodist Church and the 35th anniversary was celebrated in October 2011. Learn more about us here.

Whether you are visiting or searching for a church home, you are always welcome to worship with us. Our address is 5910 Goldsboro Rd., Bethesda, MD 20817.

Worship lifts our spirirts and strengthens our relationships with God. It also stirs our imaginations, fills us with wonder, and offers us fellowship with our brothers and sisters in Christ. Come as you are! Be our guest! Experience the love of God and Christian community.

Sunday worship starts at 10:00 am followed by coffee hour in the Fellowship Hall.


 

CSA Church

5910 Goldsboro Road

Bethesda, MD 20817