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First United Methodist Church, Grenada, MS
161 South Line St, Grenada, Mississippi 38901 - PH. (662) 226-3148 FAX. (662) 226-3162
We, at First United Methodist Church, invite you to come worship with us.  Our doors are open to all. 
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Rev. Tom Potter, Shannon, Jesse and Caleb
On Wednesdays(during the school year:
WEDNESDAY NIGHT LIVE A Peak in Your Week! Every Wednesday!
5:00pm meal begins 
5:45pm Bible Study begins

161 South Line Street
Grenada, MS 38901
2017 Acolytes for First UMC
Services on Sunday:

8:30am Peacetime Worship
9:45 am Sunday School Class
10:55 am Traditional Worship
5:30pm Refuge Youth Worship
"5 Bad Prayer Habits"

With help from Stephen Mattson, here are a few things to consider as we assess our prayer life:

Bad Habit #1: Cliches. We frequently try to swamp God with waves of spiritual cliches. Don't worry so much about sounding like someone else as you pray. Be yourself. Be honest. 

Bad Habit #2: Wish List Prayers. Beware of approaching God as a child appraoches Santa-with a wish list of demands.

Bad Habit #3: Talking Without Listening. Effective prayer is always a conversation. God responds to prayer, but how are we going to hear that if we don't listen?

Bad Habit #4: We Pray Alone. It can be very powerful, and very effective, to pray aloud, with others. We frequently neglect this fact.

Bad Habit #5: Inactive Prayers. Prayers without any follow-up action on our part are generally not effective.

No time like Springtime to break these Bad Habits!

In Joy,
Our 2017 High School Seniors
Jacob Armstrong 
Brent Dalton
Cassandra Clupka
Nick Lee  
Josh Stanford
Holman Taylor
Nicole Watts