Welcoming All, Empowered by Christ, Sent Forth to Serve

Posts by kbooth

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 […]

April 14, 2019 message: “When J...

Jesus’ triumphal entry wasn’t very “triumphant” at all, except for the fact that he was fulfilling the prophecy of Zechariah. Coming into Jerusalem on a donkey rather than a horse was a sign of who he was and how he would rule as King. Jesus continues to surprise us as “the man who would be […]

April 8, 2019: Worship Brainstorming ...

Most of us may remember being told “stop doing that” as children. As we seek to be faithful to Jesus, we may be the ones hearing “stop it!” in order for the Good News of God’s love to be clearer to the world into which Jesus calls us. What do we need to stop doing […]

April 7, 2019: “When Jesus Know...

Jesus knows our humanity well and knows the reality of betrayal. He knows the depths of our hearts and our propensity for self-preservation. How do we open our hearts to God and seek forgiveness for turning away from Jesus in our midst? This is the fifth message in the series, “Shadow Savior: Not the Savior […]

March 31, 2019 message: “When J...

The humanity of Jesus can scare us. Jesus, God Incarnate, experienced separation from God. This the the fourth message in the series, “Shadow Savior: Not the Savior You Want, but the Savior You Need.” It is based on Matthew 27: 46-49,” The Death of Jesus” and Psalm 22: 1-7, 23-24. To read Rev.Susan Hagan’s message, […]