What Was He Thinking

Date: January 15, 2023

Bible Text: Acts 10:34-43, Matthew 3:13-17 |

Today we will mark the Baptism of the Lord (but technically it was last week), and we will celebrate the sacrament of baptism. In our gospel text for today we find Jesus coming to John
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A New Life Together

Date: October 30, 2022

Bible Text: 2 Corinthians 5:14-21, Luke 19:1-10 |

Today we will explore a classic story from Luke's gospel about a short, rich man named Zacchaeus who has an encounter with Jesus. There's a grumbling crowd involved, of course, too. This story gives us
By |2022-10-30T18:41:19-04:00October 30th, 2022|

Closing the Gap

Date: September 25, 2022

Bible Text: 1 Timothy 6:6-19, Luke 16: 19-31 |

We're back to the suggested lectionary readings, making our way through Luke's gospel. This time we have another of Jesus' parables, told for the benefit of the Pharisees, whom Luke tells us were lovers of
By |2022-09-28T15:35:45-04:00September 28th, 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|

Humility FTW

Date: August 28, 2022

Bible Text: Psalm 112, Luke 14:1, 7-14 |

This week's gospel lesson from Luke has Jesus going to have lunch at a Pharisee's house, and when he gets there, he ends up teaching, of course. It seems like a nice little lesson on
By |2022-08-28T15:42:55-04:00August 28th, 2022|

Thoughts and Prayers

Date: July 24, 2022

Bible Text: Genesis 18:20-33, Luke 11:1-13 |

We return to Luke's gospel this week with Jesus teaching his disciples about prayer at their request. So we have Luke's recording of the Lord's Prayer (a little shorter that Matthew's and what we say
By |2022-07-26T14:13:10-04:00July 26th, 2022|

Bad News, Good News

Date: July 17, 2022

Bible Text: Amos 8:1-12, Colossians 1:15-29 |

This week we have two passages of scripture that are about as different as you could want. The first is from the prophet Amos where God is promising to end the northern Kingdom of Israel
By |2022-07-19T14:30:36-04:00July 19th, 2022|

The Kingdom Next Door

Date: July 3, 2022

Bible Text: Galatians 6:7-16, Luke 10:1-20 |

Today Pastor David Douthett is back from a couple weeks of vacation; he'll bring the sermon and lead the sacrament of the Lord's Supper in our worship. The sermon focuses on a passage in Luke
By |2022-07-14T11:53:26-04:00July 5th, 2022|

If We Weren’t Afraid

Date: April 17, 2022

Bible Text: Acts 10:34-43, Luke 24:1-12 |

Grace and peace from the Lord Jesus Christ be with you! We begin with our announcements rolling before the service, and then the service begins at the 13:40 mark in the video. (Announcements also roll
By |2022-04-17T15:11:39-04:00April 17th, 2022|