First Presbyterian Church

First Presbyterian Church
221 North Main Street
Belvidere, IL 61008
815-544-6402

Thursday, October 4, 2012

Script #103


Beloved,

Irregularity?

Do you suffer from it/it?

Psst.  Think/pray about the 2nd it.

An irregular attendee said to me not too long ago: "I feel out of the flow at First these days.  There are more new faces and things are happening and people are saying they're feeling something and I'm losing control and..."

Aaaaaaaah, there it/it is.

Anyway, she/he is irregular; and still expects to be in the flow of what it's/He's (hint to the identities in it/it) up to on the corner of Lincoln and Main in Belvidere, Illinois.

We're broke ($) but increasingly filled with His Spirit (+).

Such is life/life.

Attendance is up at both services, more and more and more children are coming to worship and Midweek and Sunday School, adult classes on Sunday are increasingly well-attended, the Chancel Choir and Praise Team are growing with a refreshed spirit/Spirit, and...

Anyone who does not feel/experience/express it/Him is out of the flow, uh, because she/he is irregular and suffering from it/it.

The day of nitpickers, naysayers, negativities, and speck-inspectors has come to an end in our family of faith at First.

It's/it's over.

The train is at the station - check the parallel metaphor below - and it's about to...

Your choice.

BTW, it's also our choice to invite, welcome, include, and love others to the ride.

Psst.

If you have no clue about the preceding, you could be, uh, irregular.

Blessings and Love!

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