Filling In the Cracks

Date: May 12, 2024

Bible Text: John 17:6-19, Acts 1: 15-17, 21-26 |

We are nearly at the end of Eastertide, the time between our celebrations of Jesus Christ's resurrection (Easter) and the giving of the Holy Spirit to the Church (Pentecost, which is next week). For the
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A Bad Day for Trees

Date: October 22, 2023

Bible Text: Philippians 3:3-14 |

Let's keep making our way through the Apostle Paul's letter to the Philippians. After hearing about our being citizens of heaven (ch. 1) and about Christ's path of descent, leading to his glorification and our
By |2023-10-24T14:13:37-04:00October 24th, 2023|

Be Prepared

Date: April 16, 2023

Bible Text: Romans 5:1-11, John 20:1-18 |

Today is Girl Scout Sunday at CPC! We are so proud to host three troops of girls, ages K-5th grade at our church, and we are delighted to celebrate their work and activities that help
By |2023-04-17T09:12:44-04:00April 17th, 2023|

Know Where to Look

Date: January 29, 2023

Bible Text: 1 Corinthians 1:18-31, Matthew 5:1-12 |

This week we begin exploring Jesus' Sermon on the Mount, the first of his major teaching discourses as recorded in Matthew's gospel. The sermon begins with the Beatitudes, a list of nine blessings Jesus describes
By |2023-01-29T22:05:09-05:00January 29th, 2023|

Where the Heart Is

Date: September 18, 2022

Bible Text: John 1:1-14, Revelation 21:1-7 |

Today is Welcome Home Sunday, when we welcome folks back to church in the fall. We're going to consider our spiritual home, expressed in personal relationship with God, our interactions with others, and in and
By |2022-09-18T13:57:12-04:00September 18th, 2022|

Lost and…

Date: September 11, 2022

Bible Text: 1 Timothy 1:12-17, Luke 15:1-10 |

Today is the anniversary of the September 11, 2001, attacks, a day of profound loss for our country and for many of us personally. Since that day, as we look back to it, America has
By |2022-09-11T13:41:17-04:00September 11th, 2022|

Bending Light

Date: July 31, 2022

Bible Text: Psalm 49:1-13a, Luke 12: 13-21 |

In the gospels, there are a few points when Jesus is busy teaching and a heckler yells something from the back of the room. Jesus always uses these as "teachable moments." We have such a
By |2022-08-01T00:47:07-04:00August 1st, 2022|

Straight Up

Date: July 10, 2022

Bible Text: Luke 10:25-37, Amos 7:1-9 |

The world sure seems like a mess these days! Nothing seems to be quite right. The scriptures tell us that God's ways are always right and true, though. So if it isn't God that's the
By |2022-07-14T11:49:52-04:00July 14th, 2022|