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Woodridge United Methodist Church

ONE + ONE + ONE + ONE + ONE + ONE = ONE

Let me assure you that we are nearing the end of our journey through the Acts of the Apostles!!  Hopefully we have all learned a little more about the beginnings of the early church movement.  And for sure, noticed the many similarities to our current “church”……as much as things change they still stay the same!!!  The issues that concern us today are the same/similar issues of the church at its beginning.  We have tried over and over again to remind ourselves that our work never ends and the end result never changes…….to be God’s living presence in the world by caring for the least, the last and the left out!!!

This week, as Paul journeys to Ephesus in Acts 19:1-11, we find some words in his letter to the Ephesians (4:1-16) that resonate with our passage in Acts.  Check out the “new math” for the community of believers in Ephesus--  “ONE+ONE+ONE+ONE+ONE+ONE=ONE”.  I know…….we didn’t learn that in school!!!!  But let’s take a look at how it all adds up on Sunday!!  We will definitely learn some “new math”!!!

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