January 2023

Mission Moments and More provides a moment for mission, offertory prayer and bite sized newsletter copy for each Sunday in the year. Content features general church observances, apportioned fund, Special Sundays, The Advance or giving in general. 

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January 1, 2023 – Epiphany of The Lord (January 6) Connectional Ministries
Most of us have heard the story of the Magi who traveled from some far off place in the East to find the King of the Jews who had been born. They followed a mysterious heavenly light that went before them to guide them. They trusted and believed the journey was important.

January 8, 2023- Baptism of the Lord/Human Relations Day (Next Sunday)
Water is everywhere. It covers over 70% of the planet! Water comes in every form as it flows, freezes, evaporates, and then condenses once again. Such a simple thing. 
Yet, it contains immense power..

January 15, 2023 – Second Sunday after the Epiphany-Human Relations Day
Cory UMC is one of the oldest African-American churches in Cleveland, and from their beginning, they have been dedicated to building a stronger community.

January 22, 2023 – The Advance/Third Sunday After the Epiphany, Year
Tucked away in the remote sprawls of the Amazon rain forest is the small indigenous municipality of Autazas.

January 29, 2023 – World Service Fund/Fourth Sunday after The Epiphany, Year A
Mirrors are everywhere. They help you make sure everything looks right before heading\ out the door. A mirror is useful because it helps you present the best version of yourself. You have more in common with that mirror than you might think.

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