Jeffersonville congregations worship together to promote unity


AN: IF IT’S SUNDAY MORNING, YOU’LL USUALLY FIND MARGARET SHEA SINGING.>>AT THINK ONE OF THE HIGHLIGHTS FOR ME IS TO GET TO SING WITH THE WESLEY CHOIR. IT IS PURE JOY. MORGAN: SHEA ISN’T A MEMBER AT WESLEY STREET UNITED METHODIST CHURCH. BUT THIS WEEK THEIR CONGREGATION WELCOMED HER’S WITH OPEN ARMS. >>THE BONDS CARRY OUT. THAT IS WHAT THIS WORSHIP EXPERIENCE WILL BE ABOUT TODAY. MORGAN: THEY MAY LIVE DIFFERENT, BUT THEY SAY THERE IS MORE TO THEM THAN MEETS THE EYE.>>WE HAVE SO MUCH MORE IN COMMON THAN WE DO IN DIFFERENT. WE HAVE TO LOOK AT THE COMMON BOND AND NOT THE INDIFFERENCE. MORGAN: DOCTOR MARION MILLER SAYS THAT WAS THE REASON FOR SUNDAY’S JOINT SERVICE. THE MESSAGE GOING FORWARD IS THAT WE NEED TO LEARN HOW TO ENCOURAGE ONE ANOTHER. MORGAN: WESLEY A PREDOMINANTLY BLACK CHURCH PARTNERED WITH WALL STREET UNITED METHODIST A PREDOMINANTLY WHITE CHURCH TO FILL THESE PEWS. THE HOPE IS THAT BY SITTING SIDE BY SIDE CHURCH MEMBERS WILL LEARN A LESSON IN LOVE.>>IT IS NEVER TOO LATE TO LEARN THE LESSON OF THAT TOGETHER WE CAN DO MORE. WE CAN ENCOURAGE ONE ANOTHER TO BE THE CELLS THAT GOD CREATED US TO BE. MORGAN: IT’S A MOVEMENT STARTED ON A SUNDAY THAT WORSHIPERS WANT TO SPREAD TO THE REST OF THE WEEK.>>IT IS A SEGREGATED PART OF THE WEEK AND THAT IS ONE DAY THAT WALL STREET AND WESLEY WANT TO GO.

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