This past year has been unlike any other in my 18 years of ministry. Back in March, the church had to shift our ministries to observe social distance and slow the spread of a global pandemic. Yet, even during a pandemic, the Spirit continues to call the church to live out our mission. No, we have not been living out our mission in the exact same way as we used to. But, we have continued to Live like Jesus by welcoming, loving, worshipping, serving, and witnessing to the world. This November, while we look ahead to a new year in ministry, we are going to study biblical stories about people who devoted their lives to God, and consider what it means to be faithful to our calling as The Church in a Pandemic.
Center your life around the mission of the church.
Weekly Bible Readings
Exodus 3:1-6 The Call of Moses
Matthew 4:23-25 The Call of Jesus
1 Thessalonians 1:2-10 The Call of Paul
Deuteronomy 8:7-18 The Call of the Pastor and the Church
Ryan began his pastoral ministry at Maize Manor United Methodist Church in 2014 after serving at the Church of the Messiah in Westerville, Ohio. He lives in Columbus with his wife, Mariellyn, and five children. Visit the Staff Page to learn more about Pastor Ryan.