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The Final Encounter

December, 2016

Bishops Deborah Lieder Kiesey and Marcus Matthews raise their hands in prayer during the May 3 evening music at the 2012 United Methodist General Conference in Tampa, Fla. is decorated in deep red. A UMNS photo by Kathleen Barry

A UMNS photo by Kathleen Barry

Bishops Deborah Lieder Kiesey and Marcus Matthews raise their hands in prayer during the May 3 evening music at the 2012 United Methodist General Conference in Tampa, Fla. is decorated in deep red.

by Art McClanahan
May 3, 2012

Bishop Deborah Lieder Kiesey’s sermon, for the Thursday evening worship service, was entitled, “The Final Encounter.”

Scripture: John 21:1-10; 12a; 15