BRUMC Youth Newsletter

Monday, July 23rd - Sunday, July 29th

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This Week's Schedule

Wednesday This Wednesday the youth meetings will take a break until September.

Thursday A group of us will be leaving for Give Kids the World!!!!! We will be returning on Monday July 30th.

Sunday Sunday morning we will have our normal small group time from 10:00-11:00am in the FLC. .

Sunday night we will NOT have youth. The youth meetings will take a break until September.

Looking Ahead

July 26-30 - Give Kids the World - Contact me or Pastor Rhonda for more info.

August 12 - TBD first Sunday of August hang-out. (Outing to be scheduled following Camp Lydia)

September 5 - Youth Wednesday Night resumes 6:30-7:30pm.

September 9 - Youth Night resumes 5:30-7:00pm.

Loving Our Neighbors Enough to Share

I read an article this week on evangelism and the importance of having the right mindset while doing it. In the article, Elliot Clark gives a review of a book titled. Joyfully Spreading the Word:Sharing the Good News of Jesus. In it, the authors, Kathleen Neilson and Gloria Furman, suggest that the key to overcoming our various trepidations to evangelism lies in our understanding that sharing the good news of the gospel is rooted in our love for our neighbor.

I too can find evangelism difficult at times. The fear of judgement and rejection can be numbing at times and yet, throughout the gospel, I am called again and again to share the truth and joy of Christ with others. If I am to fulfill part of my purpose on this earth, namely to love others as I love myself and proclaim truth, then I must set aside my fears and boldly approach the calling that has been given to me as a follower of Christ. I have linked the article below if you wish to read further. God Bless!!!!!

Daily Bible Reading Plan

July 23rd - Song of Solomon 2:8-17; Judges 2:1-3:6; Jeremiah 18; Hebrews 1

July 24th - Song of Solomon 3; Judges 3:7-31; Jeremiah 19; Hebrews 2

July 25th - Song of Solomon 4:1-8; Judges 4; Jeremiah 20; Hebrews 3:1-6

July 26th - Song of Solomon 4:9-5:1; Judges 5; Jeremiah 21; Hebrews 3:7-4:13

July 27th - Song of Solomon 5:2-9; Judges 6; Jeremiah 22:1-23:8; Hebrews 4:14-5:10

July 28th - Song of Solomon 5:10-6:3; Judges 7; Jeremiah 23:9-40; Hebrews 5:11-6:20

July 29th - Song of Solomon 6:4-12; Judges 8; Jeremiah 24; Hebrews 7