Spiritual Work and Spiritual Rest

Sunday, May 27, 2018

Spiritual Work and Spiritual Rest

A sermon preached by Rev. Ginger E. Gaines-Cirelli at Foundry UMC, May 27, 2018, the first Sunday after Pentecost. A Tempo sermon series.

Texts: Psalm 40, Philippians 4:4-9

 

A tempo is a phrase used in music to indicate a return to the original tempo, or pace, of a composition.  As we move out of the Easter season and cross over into early summer we’ll spend some Sundays reflecting on spiritual practices that help us recalibrate our own pace, that connect us to the always present rhythm of God’s mercy, grace, and love.  In many ways, the heart of all our spiritual practices is prayer.  Concerns and confusion about prayer also land on my Frequently Asked Question lists.  So—except for next Sunday when we’ll hear from Pastor Dawn as she preaches her last Sunday at Foundry—throughout th [...]