Sometimes feeling God’s presence is a struggle. Disappointment, grief, and other losses make us wonder where God is and if we’ll ever feel God with us. Throughout Scripture, Zion is the place where God dwells. It’s a specific place, but it’s also a promise of God’s presence with us no matter what. When we come to the table, we’re renewed to open our hearts for God to dwell in us.
This is the first week in our series, “Mountaintop Stories: Where Heaven and Earth Meet.” “Promised Land Jerusalem” is a good introduction to the history of the city. Pastor Mary’s message is based on Psalm 48 and II Samuel 5: 1-10.