This Week @ Perritte

On this fourth (and last) Sunday of Advent we read about the Coming Messiah. Our lesson for the day is, Luke 1:26-38. And, all too often, we are chasing after our own version of Jesus instead of Jesus. If we don’t hear some of those words Mary heard from the angel, there is at leastContinue reading “This Week @ Perritte”

Let’s Sing: Away in a Manger

Today we continue our Advent/Christmas series titled “Let’s Sing.” This is our 14th song of the series. For easy reference to the remainder of the series, please see the index, “Let’s Sing” at There is controversy surrounding the authorship of this beloved carol. In the end, the words are from an anonymous source. SomeContinue reading “Let’s Sing: Away in a Manger”

Let’s Sing: O Come, All Ye Faithful

Today we continue our Advent/Christmas series titled “Let’s Sing.” This is our sixth song of the series. For easy reference to the remainder of the series, please see the index, “Let’s Sing” at Jesus was born into controversy when King Herod learned of the birth of the King of the Jews from the MagiContinue reading “Let’s Sing: O Come, All Ye Faithful”

Sunday Worship @ Perritte Memorial

Perritte Memorial United Methodist Church on Sunday, December 6, 2020 The season of Advent, in many congregations means it is also cantata season. This week would, under normal circumstances be cantata Sunday. But, as is the case so often these Covid days, we at Perritte would be hard pressed right now to do a cantata,Continue reading “Sunday Worship @ Perritte Memorial”

Sounds of the Season

Praise the Lord! Praise the Lord from the heavens;  praise him in the heights!2 Praise him, all his angels; praise him, all his host!  Praise him, sun and moon; praise him, all you shining stars!4 Praise him, you highest heavens; and you waters above the heavens! 5 Let them praise the name of the Lord, for he commanded and they were created.6 He established themContinue reading “Sounds of the Season”

I Want to Thank…

But I will thank the Lord        for his righteousness;    I will sing praises        to the name of the Lord Most High. (Psalm 7:17, Common English Bible) If you would prefer video, see below… I sat in my office listening to him talk. He spoke at length about being, “a good for nothing.” He didn’t have any talent. God didn’t give himContinue reading “I Want to Thank…”

What Would It Look Like?

42 The believers devoted themselves to the apostles’ teaching, to the community, to their shared meals, and to their prayers. 43 A sense of awe came over everyone. God performed many wonders and signs through the apostles. 44 All the believers were united and shared everything. 45 They would sell pieces of property and possessions and distribute the proceeds to everyone whoContinue reading “What Would It Look Like?”

Let’s Eat: Pass the Bread (Video)

Worship service from Perritte Memorial United Methodist Church on Sunday, November 8, 2020. The sermon series is “Let’s Eat.” The Sermon title is, “Pass the Bread.” The URL below will take you to Facebook. Be Blessed Seeking the Genuine,Keith Copyright 2020, J. Keith Broyles, All Rights Reserved for the sermon

It’s A Matter of Time

Today is a day some celebrate, some don’t. For all of us I pray that it is a time to join together and move forward. That is not what this post is about. If you notice the Thirty Days of Thanks Calendar, today is being thankful for the time we are given. That is whatContinue reading “It’s A Matter of Time”

Time in God

Just in time for Sing Along Saturday, a new song for you. I have been thinking a lot about how we try to make ourselves happy with all our stuff. I like my stuff as well as anyone. I definitely do not live a minimalist lifestyle. I know I should be closer to it thanContinue reading “Time in God”