Welcoming All, Empowered by Christ, Sent Forth to Serve

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June 9, 2019 message: “The Powe...

June 9, 2019 message: “The Power to Lead”

When we say we’re “empowered by Christ and sent forth to serve,” we’re trusting in the Holy Spirit to guide us. This series will challenge us to be attentive to that power, claim our spiritual gifts, and use them to lead well as servant leaders. We’ll be guided by the same verse as our Vacation […]

June 2, 2019 message: “Bitter I...

Your grudge may be valid, but holds no value. Grudges destroy our spiritual life and compromise our witness. How do we learn to let them go? This is the final message in the series, “Stop It! (In the Name of Love).” Brad Hilleary and Carole Koch’s message is based on Ephesians 4: 25-32, Galatians 5: […]

May 26, 2019 message: “Let It G...

Regret has been described as “mining our mistakes.” We learn from mistakes, but to get stuck in regret doesn’t show the power of God to love and forgive. How do we hear the call to “let go” and allow God to bring healing and peace? This is Pastor Mary’s third message in the series, “Stop […]

May 19, 2019 message: “Playgrou...

The school playground may bring back fun memories of playing with friends, or it may bring back sad memories of feeling left out or getting hurt. Playground rules are there for a reason. “Be safe, take turns, share, and include others” continue to help us as we graduate to the bigger playground of life. This […]

May 12, 2019 message: “If You C...

These are good words we hear parents and other who offer good advice about how we speak, but we struggle to keep our mouths (and sometimes our fingers) from spreading rumors and lies. How does gossip compromise our witness and hurt those around us? This is Pastor Mary’s first message in the series, “Stop It! […]

May 13, 2019 Worship Brainstorming: &...

All Church Worship Brainstorming for June-July 2019 Worship Monday, May 13, 2019 Ron & Vicki Zuker’s house 6:00 pm Potluck Dinner 7:00-9:30 pm Worship Brainstorming When we say we’re “empowered by Christ and sent forth to serve,” we’re trusting in the Holy Spirit to guide us. We’re given the gifts of the Spirit to use […]

May 5, 2019 Children’s Sunday: ...

Every parent dreams of embracing their new child, and when that dream comes true, it’s as if all of creation rejoices with them. The Wonder that Is You beautifully captures the universal love and joy parents feel as they celebrate the arrival of a new child. It is based on Isaiah 55: 12. Lake Harbor’s […]

April 28, 2019 message: “When J...

The disciples respond in worship and with doubt when they see the risen Jesus. he gives them the Great Commission – to go, baptize, and teach. They are sent out beyond their home and comfort to share Good News with the assurance of Jesus’ presence – Tod with us. Today is the final message in […]

April 21, 2019 message: “When J...

Jesus’ crucifixion isn’t the end of the story, and his saving work doesn’t end at the cross. We don’t just sit in awe at resurrection either. The joy of salvation is lived out when we go and tell (and show) others about it. The reality of resurrection isn’t something to keep to ourselves, but something […]

April 18, 2019 message: “When J...

Jesus embodies the love he asks us to share in sharing the Last Supper and washing his disciples’ feet. Even as we know what’s ahead, how do we hear him and follow his way? This Holy Thursday message is the seventh in the series, “Shadow Savior: Not the Savior You Want, but the Savior You […]