"Now I appeal to you, brothers and sisters, by the name of our Lord Jesus Christ, that all of you be in agreement and that there be no divisions among you, but that you be united in the same mind and the same purpose." (1 Corinthians 1:10)
In her final sermon as Assistant Pastor, Rev. Tara Fanton draws on Paul's first letter to the Corinthians as she reminds us not to carry our own flags, following one person or another, elevating our opinions over the church's unity.
What will God accomplish through Paris Church if we are of one heart and mind?
How does fracturing in Christ's body, including in our congregation, distort the Church's witness to the world?
The week that just ended is known in the wider church world as the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity. Why not take some time this week to pray for our church and those of our community, the people we know in those places and those we have yet to meet. You might also reflect on Jesus' prayer in John 17, especially verse 21.