Proverbs tells us about three kinds of people: wise people, foolish people and evil people. If you’re going to simplify relationships, you may have to do a restart on how you handle some things. Proverbs tells us we need the wisdom to discern who we’re dealing with.
So here’s my main thought for the day: For you to have hope in relationships, you will have to deal differently with each category of people.
Category No. 1: Wise people (Proverbs 9:8-9).
So what do you do when you’re dealing with a wise person?
Category No. 2: the fool. (Proverbs 9:8, 14:8)
So some of us may need to make a shift in how we handle this second category of people.
Number one: You admit to yourself that repetitively talking about the problem is not helping.
Number two: You speak to the choices you need to make.
Number three: You set limits and establish consequences.
So what do you do when you’re dealing with a foolish person?
We set ___________ and establish ________________.
Category No. 3: Evil people (Proverbs 22:3, 24:2)
So what do you do when you’re dealing with an evil person?
On Saturday, April 23rd, we will be serving the community again through Operation Backyard / College Park from 9:00 am-12:00 pm. Save the date as we work with agencies such as Habitat for Humanity, Community Gardens, Dream Center, Love INC, Huntington Parks Department, along with our own neighborhood family projects. Please let us know your interest on the sheets at the Welcome Center. For more information, please contact Holly Lutton.
Here is a list of the organizations we will be working with.
Planting, tilling, raking – Family friendly
Lawn clean up around the house – Family friendly
Rearrange garage – adults or teens.
Rearrange office desk and equipment – adults/older teens
Adopt A Block community outreach day – family friendly
The thrift store offers a place for- 2 cashiers – teens and up
Donation Center sorting teams, store window cleaning, store painting, etc. – teens and up
Cleaning up our outside play areas (raking leaves, pulling weeds- if there are any), washing windows on the building, planting flowers – Family Friendly
Sunken Gardens Spruce up- flower beds, clean rock wall, weed, stain stairs – Family Friendly
Plant a flower bed – family friendly
Clean our food pantry, or help move things in to our new office – Teens and up
We have added an additional worship service for Easter weekend. We have three services Easter Sunday morning, 8:30 am, 9:45 am and 11:00 am. Sunday School classes will be able to meet during the 9:45 am time slot.
On Good Friday, please join us for a combined service with area UB churches at the HU Merillat Center for the Arts at 7:00 pm, March 25th. Childcare will be available for newborn through 2 year olds.
The Basics: Memory Loss, Dementia, and Alzheimer’s Disease
For College Park and Huntington County
Monday, March 14, from 6:30-800 pm
in the Family Life Center
This program is presented by Lori Stock of the Alzheimer’s Association, for anyone who would like to know more about Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias.
This program’s information includes:
~ Symptoms and effects of Alzheimer’s disease and other types of dementia.
~ How Alzheimer’s affects the brain.
~ Causes and risk factors
~ How to find out if it’s Alzheimer’s disease
~ The benefits of early detection.
~ How to address a diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease.
~ Stages of the disease
~ Hope for the future
~ Ways the Alzheimer’s Association can help
There will be a time for questions and answers and also a personal story of caring for a loved one with the disease.
RSVP by signing up at the Welcome Center or call the church office at 260-356-2642.