Though we may not be honest about it, we face temptation every day. Anything that leads us away from life-giving connection to God and others threatens our spiritual lives – and has potential to cause harm. Jesus knew temptation, is clear about its power, and calls us to pay attention to it in our prayers. […]
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July 24, 2022 message: “As We F...
We come to God in need of grace and forgiveness because sin is like a debt that we cannot repay. We seek forgiveness from sin that offers new life – and a new relationship that both demands and makes possible forgiving others, which isn’t simple, easy, or quick. However, it is the call of Christ. […]
July 17, 2022 message: “For Dai...
We often begin our prayers with a list of our perceived needs, but Jesus invites us to pray with a Kingdom perspective – seeing God’s abundance and asking with confidence for what sustains us each day. In that light, we discover that we have enough and have much to share so that other have enough, […]
July 10, 2022 message: “On Eart...
We want to be more like Jesus, especially as we see his humility, his steadfastness, his justice, his mercy, his discipline, and his love, but we also fight against our desire to have our own way. Praying with Jesus means that we put aside our will and seek God’s will so that the Kingdom of […]
July 3, 2022 message: “God̵...
This is the first week in the series, “The Prayer Jesus Teaches.” The Lord’s Prayer is probably the most well-known prayer in Christian tradition. We memorize it, and we share when we worship together. Even more, this prayer shows up in films, TV, shows, books, and song. The fact is that the Lord’s Prayer is […]
May 16, 2022 Worship Brainstorming
All Church Worship Brainstorming Mon., May 16, 2022 in Fellowship Hall 6:00 p.m. Potluck 7:00-9:30 p.m. Brainstorming for Worship June 5 – July 31 (9 weeks) The worship brainstorming for Pentecost and after will be held in Fellowship Hall. We will look at two different series, “Living the Spirit Life” for June, and “The Prayer […]