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What was the first Sermon like?

Do you ever wonder how the first Church Service and Sermon went. I mean the FIRST one. Back in the day where there were no projectors, praise teams, bulletins or even a physical church. Imagine that. Listen to Pastor Bob … Continue reading

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A Stewardship Sermon Series Part 3 “Enough for Transformational Giving”

Imagine that Pastor Bob was needed elsewhere and we were left to our own devices. Today we reflect on a story based on the Scripture below and how it relates to our daily lives and our giving. Luke 12: 13-21

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A Stewardship Series: Part 2 Enough to Make a Difference

Jesus gives us what we need. In response to Jesus’ promise of eternal life, we extend Mercy, kindness and Grace to others and make a difference in their lives too. Whether we see it or not. Luke  10:25-37  

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Enough:  God’s Blessings of Abundance (A Stewardship Series) Part 2:  Becoming Free from the Fears of Not Enough

John 11:1-57 Continuation from Stewardship Series part 1

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Enough: God’s Blessings of Abundance (A Stewardship Series): Part 1: We Don’t Have Enough

Colossians 1: 11-20 Continuation Stewardship Series Part 2

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Join with Me in Suffering

2 Timothy 1 :1-14 NSRV BUT…it’s not the kind of suffering you may be thinking of…the kind we thought together about last week…the kind

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Preludes of Coming Attractions

The Parable of the Rich Man and Lazarus smacks of a prelude of coming attractions that are connected to our annual stewardship season and more specifically the ever increasing gap between the rich and the poor Scripture: Luke 16: 19-31

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Faith in the Midst of Our Valleys

How does faith sustain you in the face of pain?  Nancy Lockward and Evelyn Diaz each share stories of how their faith brought them through their valleys. Readings: Psalm 23

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For Sinners ONLY

We are all sinners and that is ok.  God’s Love is all of us Scripture: 1 Timothy 1:12-17  

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Called by God

On many levels the story of how God called Jeremiah encourages reflection on how God called too.  How does this story remind you of your called to faith? Jeremiah 1:4-10

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