Please join us for in-person worship this Sunday, February 20 at 10:00 am! The bulletin for this Sunday is available for viewing HERE.
Seventh Sunday of Epiphany
Sunday, February 20, 2022, 10 am
Please join us every Sunday for in-person Worship at 10am wearing masks and social distancing. You can also worship online by going to our website “watsonville1stumc.org” and click Facebook or YouTube. It will be uploaded on Sunday afternoon for your viewing.
Children’s Time “Walk on Water” Pastor John
Special Music Piano Solo by Febe Avitua
“Therefore a man leaves his father and his mother and clings to his wife,
and they become one flesh.”
~ Genesis 2:24
Message Part 2: “After Ecstasy, Laundry” Rev. John Song
This Sunday’s message is a continuation of the story of Adam and Eve. When they ate the forbidden fruit of “the knowledge of good and evil,” their eyes opened. The infatuation spell was broken. They were no longer in love with their idealized fantasy of the other. And for the first time, they saw one another who they were with warts and all.
The Part 2 of this sermon series begins with their life in the East of Eden after they were expelled from paradise, the garden of Eden. Where there’s hurt and fear, love can’t flow. How do we love the other when the infatuation spell is broken? We will learn some basic skills in navigating relationships that build trust, safety, and dependable love. Healthy love makes the world a kind and peaceful place for our children, and their children, to grow and thrive. We will learn…
3 words to use when communicating difficult and challenging issues that arise in a relationship:
I need (want)…
Rules of Engagement:
Creating a safe, honest, responsible, and integrous space for each other
Learning each other’s Love Language: I feel loved when you_______________.