2.29.2024 Thankful Thursday

Never Forgotten

Thankful Thursday celebrates the leap year babies on their real birthdays this year! This morning one of the nationally broadcast shows held a big birthday party for several of the guests with birthdays that fall today. When asking different individuals about the celebration of this special day, one girl responded, “I like when we have a leap year because my friends actually remember my birthday and don’t forget about it.”

Her response struck me. I wondered what it would feel like to celebrate my actual birthday every four years. To be invisible for three years and then celebrated for one. I think that would lead to feelings of loneliness.

Thankfully we have a God who loves us and sees us every moment of every day. He made us (Psalm 139:14) and knows our thoughts (Psalm 139:2). He nevers leaves us nor forsakes us (Hebrews 13:5).

How amazing to think that the Creator of all things always remains with each of us. We are that special to Him. Always remembered and always loved.

Blessings!

Thankful Thursday 2-29-2024 Experience Opportunities:

All are invited to Worship both online and in person. Worship services occur at 8:00 am, 9:15 am, & 10:30 am. (*8:00 & 10:30 AM worship services are livestreamed on our YouTube channel: @GravelHillUMC. Subscribe & click the bell to be notified when streaming starts.) Christian Education occurs at 9:10 am. To learn more about online worship, click here. Or want to revisit a message that really spoke to you? Check out our Sunday Sermons.

Want to be part of a prayer group? We come together in a collective effort to support and lift up others. You do this during your time with God knowing others are also lifting these prayers to God. Join our Facebook group: Gravel Hill Prayers. It is a closed group to be mindful of the private and sensitive requests made. And it’s purpose: for you to be a prayer warrior both interceding where others are asking for assistance in prayer and requesting prayers for situations that need lifting. To join, please send an email to Katie.

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