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War and Peace

The fourth character in our study of “The Baddest People in the Bible” is Judas Iscariot.  Have you ever wondered what drove Judas to betray Jesus?  Spoiler Alert: it wasn’t just about 30 pieces of silver.  Judas’ motivation ran much deeper.  Uncovering his motive will reveal a profoundly important life lesson for each of us.

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Special Guest LaShawnda Crowe Storm Presents

As we celebrate Black History Month, we are excited to welcome LaShawnda Crowe Storm to share her thoughts about how to prepare ourselves and center ourselves to do justice in the world in the same way Jesus did.  LaShawnda leads the Lynch Quilts Project, a community-based effort to examine the history of racial violence through the […]

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Besides Jesus, Mary is the probably the greatest hero in the Bible.  After all, through her we were given the gift of God’s only Son.  So it’s about time we did an entire sermon series on the life of Mary.  So throughout this Christmas season and beyond, Pastor Jeff will lead us through a new […]

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What It Means To Be Church

This Sunday we celebrate the 32nd Anniversary of the founding of our church!  Everyone is invited to our All-Church Picnic that will take place after the 11:00 o’clock worship service – bring a dish to share.  We’ll also be baptizing, inducting new members, and awarding anniversary membership pins during both worship services.  Sunday’s sermon will remind […]

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On Earth, As It Is In Heaven

Conversations about race and racism are at the heart of American culture today.  Just this past week, the Supreme Court issued a major decision prohibiting affirmative action.  This Sunday we’ll wrap up our sermon series on the Bible & Justice by grappling with the challenges of racism.  We’ll look at the big picture story of […]

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The Burden of Wealth

When you were a kid, what did “rich” mean to you?  Do  you consider yourself rich?  By any objective measure, compared to the rest of the world, most of us are in the top 10% of wealth in the world.  This Sunday we’ll take a look at God’s passion for the poor and explore how […]

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Wayfarer

We live in a land of plenty, which makes our nation a magnet for immigrants.  Jesus said, “To whom much is given, of them shall much be required.”  But we can’t save the whole world, so how much is enough?  That’s the question we’ll wrestle with this Sunday, as we come to the third installment […]

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Responding to Anti-Trans Hate: WWJD?

This Sunday, for the second installment in our sermon series called “The Bible & Justice: What Love Looks Like in Public,” we will be challenged to think deeply about what Jesus would want us to do – individually and as a congregation – to respond to the huge surge in hate being directed at transgender […]

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This Sunday Pastor Jeff launches a new sermon series based on the Old Testament book of Daniel.  Daniel contains some of the most colorful stories found anywhere in the Bible, each of them very relevant to our lives today.  This Sunday we’ll start with a story that challenges to think deeply about our sense of […]

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Who Killed Jesus? — Suspect #5

This Sunday we continue our sermon series on “Who Killed Jesus?”  Our goal is to determine who bears ultimate responsibility for Jesus’ death,  As we examine the various suspects, we’ve been thinking deeply and learning a lot.  Although it sounds counterintuitive, this Sunday we’re going to explore Jesus’ role in his own death by asking: […]

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The Gift Of Anger

That title may surprise you.  Most of us have been taught that anger is a sin that should be denied and suppressed, but actually the Bible offers us a much healthier way of understanding and managing our anger.  Join us on Sunday for a revolutionary look at how God can use anger to make our […]

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What Now?

As election results come in, it looks like a split decision – divided government – a nation divided down the middle.  Across the spectrum, people are feeling anxious, frustrated, and even angry.  What now?  On Sunday we’ll look at three key spiritual principles that can ground us and guide us in times like these.  Join […]

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