Nov 27, 2016
First Sunday of Advent
First Sunday of Advent
Advent is all about God's revealing himself to the world.
Song of Praise: "Give Thanks" 
Scripture Readings: Psalm 122; Luke 2:1-20
Closing Hymn: Come, Thou Long-Expected Jesus
 
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  • Nov 27, 2016First Sunday of Advent
    Nov 27, 2016
    First Sunday of Advent
    First Sunday of Advent
    Advent is all about God's revealing himself to the world.
    Song of Praise: "Give Thanks" 
    Scripture Readings: Psalm 122; Luke 2:1-20
    Closing Hymn: Come, Thou Long-Expected Jesus
     
  • Nov 20, 2016On Being Thankful
    Nov 20, 2016
    On Being Thankful
    Christ the King Sunday
    We should not take our blessings for granted, rather, we should take them with gratitude.
    Song of Praise: "Amazing Grace: My Chains are Gone"
    Scripture Readings: Psalm 100; 1 Thessalonians 5:18
    Sermon Hymn: "Be Still My Soul" UMH #534
    Closing Hymn: "Let There Be Peace on Earth" UMH #431
  • Nov 13, 2016Focusing on Our Mission: The Foundation for Mission
    Nov 13, 2016
    Focusing on Our Mission: The Foundation for Mission
    Twenty-sixth Sunday after Pentecost
    Prayer is the foundation for our mission to make disciples of Jesus Christ.
    Song of Praise: "All Hail the Power of Jesus' Name"
    Scriptures: Psalm 118:14-24; Luke 5:15-16; Matthew 9:35-38
    Sermon Hymn: "Blest be the Tie That Binds" UMH #557
    Closing Hymn: "Forward Through the Ages" UMH #555
  • Nov 6, 2016Focusing on Our Mission: Our True Mission
    Nov 6, 2016
    Focusing on Our Mission: Our True Mission
    All Saints' Sunday
    Our true mission is to introduce people we know to Jesus and share his love to each and all.
    Song of Praise: "How Great Thou Art"
    Scripture Reading: Matthew 28:18-20
    Sermon Hymn: "Fill My Cup, Lord" UMH #641
    Closing Hymn: "I've Got Peace Like a River" TFWS #2145
  • Oct 30, 2016A Divided but United Church
    Oct 30, 2016
    A Divided but United Church
    Twenty-fourth Sunday after Pentecost
    Our true mission is to introduce people we know to Jesus and share his love to each and all.
    Song of Praise: ""He is Exalted"
    Scriptures: Psalm 119:1-8, 33-40; Acts 15:1-35
    Sermon Hymn: "Are Ye Able" UMH #530
    Closing Hymn: "Just a Closer Walk with Thee" TFWS #2158
  • Oct 23, 2016One Foot on the Dock, One in the Boat
    Oct 23, 2016
    One Foot on the Dock, One in the Boat
    Twenty-third Sunday after Pentecost
     
    Song of Praise: "Lord, I Lift Your Name on High"
    Scripture Readings: Psalm 65:1-8; Matthew 14:22-33
    Sermon Hymn: "Leaning on the Everlasting Arms" UMH #133
    Closing Hymn: "Here I Am Lord" UMH #593
  • Oct 16, 2016Five Practices of Fruitful Congregations: Extravagant Generosity
    Oct 16, 2016
    Five Practices of Fruitful Congregations: Extravagant Generosity
    Responding to the goodness of God, in God's abundance, and trusting in God's providence, we can practice extravagant generosity.
     
    Twenty-second Sunday after Pentecost
    Song of Praise: Amazing Grace, My Chains are Gone"
    Scripture Readings: Psalm 19; 2 Timothy 3:14-4:5; 2 Corinthians 9:6-15
    Sermon Hymn: "Blessed Assurance" UMH #369
    Closing Hymn: "Victory in Jesus" UMH #370
  • Oct 11, 2016Five Practices of Fruitful Congregations: Risk-Taking Mission and Service
    Oct 11, 2016
    Five Practices of Fruitful Congregations: Risk-Taking Mission and Service
    Risk-taking mission and service is how we transform the world by being Christ's hands and feet in the world.
     
    Twenty-first Sunday after Pentecost
    Song of Praise: "Holy, Holy, Holy" UMH #64
    Scripture Readings: Psalm 66:8-20; 2 Timothy 2:8-15; Matthew 25:14-46
    Sermon Hymn: "Be Still My Soul" UMH #534
    Closing Hymn: "How Great Thou Art" UMH #77
  • Oct 9, 2016Five Practices of Fruitful Congregations: Risk-Taking Mission and Service
    Oct 9, 2016
    Five Practices of Fruitful Congregations: Risk-Taking Mission and Service
    Twenty-first Sunday after Pentecost
    Risk-taking mission and service is how we transform the world by being Christ's hands and feet in this world.
    Song of Praise: "Holy, Holy, Holy" UMH #64
    Scripture Readings: Psalm 66:8-20; 2 Timothy 2:8-15; Matthew 25:14-46
    Sermon Hymn: "Be Still My Soul" UMH #534
    Closing Hymn: "How Great Thou Art" UMH #77
     
  • Oct 2, 2016Five Practices of Fruitful Congregations: Risk-Taking Mission and Service
    Oct 2, 2016
    Five Practices of Fruitful Congregations: Risk-Taking Mission and Service
    Twentieth Sunday after Pentecost
    Intentional faith development is a process of learning about the Christian faith by using the different means available to us as we grow in Christ and know more about Him.
    Song of Praise: "Ten Thousand Reasons"
    Scripture Readings: 1 Timothy 1:1-14; Acts 2:42-47
    Sermon Hymn: "In the Garden" UMH #314
    Closing Hymn: "Spirit Song" UMH #347