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January 23, 2022 message: “Give...

January 23, 2022 message: “Give: Where Your Treasure Is”

The way we spend our money is a kind of “selfie” that shows us our priorities, and identifies gratitude and generosity as keys to living a good life. Jesus calls us to invest in God’s kingdom rather than possessions. This is the fourth week in a five week series based on Adam Hamilton’s book, The […]

January 16, 2022 message: “Serv...

The call to follow Jesus is fundamentally a call to service, which we do both individually and together in our church. This is the third week in the five week series based on Adam Hamilton’s book, The Walk: Five Essential Practices for the Christian Life. Jeff Verry’s message is based on Micah 6: 6-8, 1 […]

January 9, 2022 message: “Study...

Listening is an important skill we hone, and listening to God’s voice is no exception. God speaks to us in many ways, including general revelation (nature, art, life experiences, people, conscience, intuition, reason) and special revelation (Holy Spirit, Scripture, Jesus as God’s Word to us). This is the second week in a five week series […]

January 17, 2022: Worship Brainstormi...

You are invited to join the worship team on Monday, January 17, 2022 at the Booth’s house. Members of all ages and backgrounds are invited to participate in the one-time commitment. The ideas generated at the brainstorming are used in worship. Dinner begins at 6:00 p.m.  Dinner is provided. You do not need to bring […]

January 2, 2022 message: “Worsh...

How do we walk with Christ – daily follow him, grow in him, and faithfully serve him? Discover five essential spiritual practices rooted in Jesus’ own walk with God. Worshiping regularly with gratitude and nurturing our prayer life is a vital part of walking with Jesus. Worship is our witness that God is worthy of […]

December 26, 201 message: “Dwel...

Developed in the 14th century, the word “dwell” became known as a “lingering” or “abiding.” It had connections to “In-habit” – another word developed at that time. After an Advent/Christmas season of focusing on housing the holy, how will we linger and abide in this habit of hospitality? What habits did you invite into your […]

December 24, 2021 message: “The...

The Inn is now open for business. The long-awaited Messiah has been born and on him the light shines. We have only to open the doors of our lives and to say “welcome.” Our Advent journey has led us to this moment when the light shining through a closed door becomes one opened to new […]

December 19, 2021 message: “A R...

This has been an Advent season of prophets: Jeremiah, Baruch, Isaiah, Micah. And now the prophet is Mary – the woman who was the original house for the holy. (The Greek word is theotokos or “God-bearer.”) She was “the inn,” her womb gestating love for the world. With all her heart, she proclaims that the […]

December 13, 2021: “Room to Gri...

We may not consider grief as anything that is holy, but Jesus’ life and ministry witness to the holiness of God – and the grace that God offers in our full humanity. Jesus came to be with us in our full humanity, including our grief, and we can offer it honestly to God. Today’s service […]

December 12, 2021 message: “How...

As John baptized new converts, he invited them to live with “changed hearts and lives.” When asked how to do that, his answers all point to making sure no one is cheated or left without the basic necessities of life, including the right to not be harassed. A full life of joy, which the prophet […]