Second Week of Advent- The Significance of Small Things
December 4, 2022
On the Second week of Advent and the sermon series, The Significance of Small Things, Pastor Tanya reminds us of the story of Joseph from Matthew 1:18-25.
First Sunday of Advent- The Significance of Small Things
November 27, 2022
As we begin this Advent sermon series, The Significance of Small Things, we hear a word of Hope from the gospel of Luke. Mary was a small person and easily overlooked by big people, but God chose Mary to do a very significant thing.
"The angel said to her, “The Holy Spirit will come upon you, and the power of the Most High will overshadow you; therefore the child to be born will be holy; he will be called Son of God"
November 20, 2022
On this Thanksgiving Sunday we hear from the scripture John 6:25-35.
“I am the bread of life. Whoever comes to me will never be hungry, and whoever believes in me will never be thirsty."
November 13, 2022
This week we had three of our ministry groups, Miracle House, Kloz 4 Kidz and Creation Care, share updates for each of their missions. Sharing the good news and also letting us know how we can help support their ministries.
All Saints Sunday
November 6, 2022
On the first Sunday in November, we remember those members of our faith community & our loved ones who have died. They no longer with us physically, but spiritually, they are always with us, part of our “cloud of witnesses.”
In Change, What Remains - Week 8 (Pledge Sunday)
Luke 21:25-33, Micah 6:8
October 30, 2022
On this final Sunday of the Sermon Series In Change, What Remains, Pastor Meredith asks the question, What remains when we live in a new world? She tells of Hope from Luke 21:25-33 & Micah 6:8. Love justice, do kindness, walk humbly with our God.
In Change, What Remains -Week 7
October 23, 2022
This week Pastor Meredith tells us the story of Zacchaeus from Luke 19:1-19. What happens when we become each other's enemies instead of neighbors? Jesus chose to visit Zacchaeus, and his neighbors didn't think he deserved Jesus' attention. But Jesus reminded everyone that he belongs, too.
In Change, What Remains - Week 6
October 16, 2022
This week focuses on Luke 9:10-17 and Jesus feeding the Five Thousand. Jesus tells the Disciples “You give them something to eat." What does that mean to us? Should we overlook something or someone? Or should we be the ones to help?
In Change, What Remains - Week 5
October 9, 2022
This week Pastor Meredith tells the story about the Pharisee and the Tax collector. How do we respond when we see homelessness or poverty? What is our silent prayer? Is it a grace filled prayer as God gives us?
In Change, What Remains - Week 4
October 2, 2022
Week 4 of In Change, What Remains Pastor Meredith looks at the scripture Luke 9:57-62 and talks a little about Church community and our willingness to move forward, Things have changed since pandemic and we continue to move forward.
In Change, What Remains - Week 3
September 25, 2022
On this third week of the sermon series, Pastor Meredith reminds of the passage from Luke 17:5
5 The apostles said to the Lord, “Increase our faith!” 6 The Lord replied, “If you had faith the size of a[d] mustard seed, you could say to this mulberry tree, ‘Be uprooted and planted in the sea,’ and it would obey you.
In Change, What Remains - Week 2
September 18, 2022
This week in the sermon series In Change, What Remains, Pastor Meredith speaks to us on The Parable of the Widow and the Unjust Judge from Luke 18:1-8.
In Change, What Remains - Week 1
September 11 , 2022
Pastor Meredith kicks off the fall sermon series, In Change, What Remains. The theme based around scripture from Luke 21:33 Heaven and earth will pass away, but my words will not pass away.
The Cost of Being a Disciple & Communion Sunday
September 4, 2022
This week Pastor Meredith speaks to us on Luke 14:25-33 and the cost of being a disciple. When is it easy to be a person of faith? When is it difficult?
What sacrifices have you made to follow Jesus? What sacrifices have you resisted?
Be the Light - Week 5
Luke 14:1, 7-14
On this Back to School Sunday, Pastor Meredith speaks to the scripture from Luke 14:1, 7-14 on Humility and Hospitality.
When have you found yourself with people who are really different than you? How is your life better because of diversity?
Be the Light - Week 4
August 21, 2022
In Week 4 of Be the Light Sermon Series Pastor Tanya tell us about The Call of Jeremiah from Jeremiah 1:4-10.
Then I said, “Ah, Lord God! Truly I do not know how to speak, for I am only a boy.” But the Lord said to me, “Do not say, ‘I am only a boy,’ for you shall go to all to whom I send you, and you shall speak whatever I command you.
Do not be afraid of them, for I am with you to deliver you, says the Lord.”
Be The Light - Week 3
August 14, 2021
This Sunday's sermon Pastor Kate brings an invitation to take the courage to resist the familiar methods that may no longer serve our holy motivation and be re-created and re-shaped by God’s call.
God wants is to choose faithfulness to our “why” even if it means changing our “how”.
Be the Light - Week 2
August 7, 2022
In Week 2 of Be the Light, Pastor Meredith reminds us of God's light from Luke 12:32-40. She asks us to think about the questions,
What is one of your best habits?
What is something you've become more aware of lately?
What's something you'd like to pay more attention to?
Jesus Teaches the Disciples to Pray
Luke 11:1-13 CEB
July 24, 2022
This week guest Pastor, William Gordon, reflects on the story of the Lord's Prayer when Jesus teaches the Disciples to pray from Luke 11:1-13.
"So I say to you, Ask, and it will be given to you; search, and you will find; knock, and the door will be opened for you.
For everyone who asks receives, and everyone who searches finds, and for everyone who knocks, the door will be opened.
Mary & Martha
July 17, 2022
Pastor Tanya tell us the story of Mary & Martha from Luke 10:38-42. What distracts you from God's presence? What do you think Jesus meant that few things--indeed only one--are needed?
Fifth Sunday After Pentecost
July 10, 2022
Pastor Meredith talks to us today about who our neighbors are and what it means to be a good neighbor, using the Scripture from Luke 10:25-37.
When you tell stories about your daily life, who are the usual "good guys" and who are the "bad guys"?
Why does loving your neighbor lead to eternal life?
F Sunday after Pentecost
Luke 10:1-11, 16-20
July 3, 2022
The Lord appointed seventy-two others and sent them on ahead of him in pairs to every town and place where he himself intended to go....
"Carry no purse, no bag, no sandals, and greet no one on the road. Whatever house you enter, first say, ‘Peace to this house!’ And if a person of peace is there, your peace will rest on that person, but if not, it will return to you."
When have you been like the lamb amidst the wolves? When have you been like the wolves?
When have you been surprised at what you have been able to do in the Spirit?
Galatians 5:1,13-25, 6:1-10
June 26, 2022
On this third Sunday after Pentecost, --guest preaching, Pastor Tom Albright tells us a little bit about Galatians. How spiritual freedom and fruits of the spirit pertain to our lives today.
Remembering Our Baptism
Isaiah 43:1-7,Isaiah 43:14-21
June 19, 2022
Pastor Meredith reminds us of our Baptism this week reflecting on Isaiah 43:1-7,Isaiah 43:14-21.
"Do not fear, for I have redeemed you; I have called you by name, you are mine."
June 12, 2022
This week we had a Celebration Service for all the joyful milestones we experienced during the pandemic. God is with us not just through the tough times but through our celebrations as well.
June 5, 2022
Pentecost Sunday we remember that the Holy Spirit came upon the disciples, bringing them power to share the Good News in ways their neighbors could hear it. It is a special Sunday of hope, celebration, and dedication.
Alpha & Omega
Revelation 22:12-14, 16-17, 20-21
May 29, 2022
This week Pastor Tanya reminds us that Jesus is the Alpha and Omega. From the beginning until the end, Jesus will be at our side. This knowledge that Revelation reveals, Jesus as the light and savior of the world, needs to be told. It reminds us to share what we know to be true. We are called to demonstrate the love of God.
Jesus Appears to the Disciples
May 15, 2022
As we continue the Easter Season, Pastor Meredith tells us the story about Jesus appearing to the Disciples.
Disciples on the Road to Emmaus
May 8, 2022
This Sunday as Pastor Meredith continues the Easter season with the gospel story of the Disciples on the road to Emmaus from Luke 24:13-35.
Remembering and Aging
May 1, 2022
This week we welcome retired Pastor, Tom Albright, who is reflecting on the scripture Matthew 18:1-5
The disciples came to Jesus and asked, "Who is the greatest in the kingdom of heaven? He called a child, whom he put among them, and said, "Truly I tell you, unless you change and become like children, you will never enter the kingdom of heaven."
1 Corinthians 12
April 24, 2022
We are so excited to be able to send our kids and youth to church camp again this Summer! Many of our kids who are camp age have never been able to go to camp due to the pandemic, so we’re spending a special Sunday exploring and celebrating what happens at camp.
April 17, 2022
On this Easter Sunday, we celebrate love's triumph over all when Jesus was risen from the grave.
Lost & Found: Growing Through a Pandemic- Palm Sunday
April 10, 2022
Palm Sunday is the day when we commemorate Jesus' arrival in Jerusalem. The disciples lived through holy week. Not in a great way, not a way to be super proud of (Peter), but they did it. And they grew through it. We have too.
Lost & Found: Growing Through a Pandemic- Lent 5
April 3, 2022
This Sunday we continue the Lost & Found sermon series with our fifth Sunday in lent, Pastor Meredith takes a look at Matthew 26:6-13 when Jesus was anointed at Bethany.
Lost & Found: Growing Through a Pandemic- Lent 4
March 27, 2022
This Sunday we continue the Lost & Found sermon series with our fourth Sunday in lent, Pastor Meredith takes a look at Luke 15:11-32 and the story of the Prodigal son.
Lost & Found: Growing Through a Pandemic- Lent 3
March 20, 2022
Join us for the third Sunday of Lent, Pastor Meredith continues the Lost & Found: Growing through a pandemic series. This week focuses on Luke 8:40-55 the story of the bleeding woman and Jarius's daughter.
Lost & Found: Growing Through a Pandemic- Lent 2
March 13, 2022
This second Sunday of Lent, Pastor Meredith continues the Lost & Found: Growing through a pandemic series. This week focuses on Luke 9:21-27, If you save your life, you'll lose it; those who lose it will save it.
Lost & Found: Growing Through a Pandemic- Lent 1
March 6, 2022
This first Sunday of Lent, Pastor Meredith kicks off her Lost & Found: Growing through a pandemic series. She begins with the Temptation of Jesus from Luke 4:1-15.
Matthew 6:1-6, 16-21
March 2, 2022
Ash Wednesday is the start of the season of Lent, and the day that Christians begin a season of prayer, self-reflection, and fasting. Fasting might not sound like your cup of tea, but it’s about much more than just not eating.
February 27, 2022
Transfiguration Sunday is the last Sunday of Epiphany before Ash Wednesday. Pastor Meredith will remind us of the story from Luke 9:28-36, when Jesus took three of his disciples, Peter, James, and John, up on a mountain, where Moses and Elijah appeared and Jesus was transfigured.
February 20, 2022
On this last Sunday of Epiphany Pastor Meredith reminds us of Jesus words to love our enemies and do not judge. Though at times it is not easy but what God wants us to do.
Epiphany 6- Bottoms Up!
Luke 6: 17-26
February 13, 2022
On this 6th Sunday of Epiphany Pastor Kate Kilroy preaches that God’s way is not one of dominance but one of equity. As God’s disciples we learn to be agents of equity by dwelling with God.