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God calls us to be disciples of Jesus, building community through
service and fellowship and sharing the love of Christ with all.

“The United Methodist Church of Westford is an open and welcoming community of  Christian
Faith. Without any exceptions, we welcome anyone who seeks to love and to serve God.” Learn More

Jesus Before Christianity
Jesus and the Confrontation

John 2:13-22; Matthew 10:39

Jesus, like most other Jews in Palestine, wanted Israel to be liberated from Roman imperialism. He set about trying to make change, not through overthrow or a change in government, but by changing the hearts and minds of people: ““Love your enemies, to do good to those who hate you, and to pray for those who treat you badly.” (Luke 6:25). Jesus also confronted the powers through suffering, even suffering unto death. Jesus believed that the only way to destroy suffering is to enter into it and suffer with those who are suffering. Only one’s willingness to suffer can conquer suffering in this world: “Compassion destroys suffering by suffering with and on behalf of those who suffer. A sympathy with the poor that is unwilling to share their suffering would be a useless emotion. One cannot share the blessings of the poor unless one is willing to suffer.” (Jesus Before Christianity) What are we willing to die for?  Die for people who are in need.

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June 20, 2021

You are invited to join us each Sunday for Worship Service. All Covid guidelines will be followed including vaccinated, masks are optional; NOT vaccinated, masks are required; maintaining social distancing; no singing by congregation; and no bulletins. For more details...
Online Worship Services is available for those who are not ready to meet in person or unable to meet in-person. This service is pre-recorded.

Online Worship Service

2021 LOCAL Summer Mission Week

SAVE-THE-DATE

July 11-16, 2021

We’re reinventing our summer mission experience and creating opportunities for service here in our LOCAL communities.

Plan ahead to join us for an exciting opportunity to serve!

Registration is open!

To learn more about participating in our "Summer of Service," please email summermission@umcw.org 

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