Remembering our Jewish roots.
Every year on Palm Sunday night, we hold a "Jewish fest." It serves as a bridge to understanding another culture and as a prelude to our Easter weekend services.
The evening kicks off with a video presentation of modern-day Israel. Next, a guest speaker, either a missionary to Israel or a messianic Jew, gives a brief testimony or slide presentation. If possible, we display artifacts or Jewish cultural items. Israeli music plays in the background as people play games or taste Jewish food.
We end with prayer for missionaries and unreached people in Israel, and then participate in Communion. Several Jewish families have attended, and one person became a believer. Another rededicated his life, and seven decided to travel to Israel.
"Prayer Chain" That Works
A systematic way to pray for every member.
Every church member receives prayer during at least one week a year through our "People of Prayer" program.
Several members commit to pray for an individual ...1