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SUNDAY SERVICE APRIL 5, 2020 PALM SUNDAY OPENING COMMENTS Good morning, afternoon or evening. Here we are once again joined together with the help of technology. I trust you are all getting along okay through the quarantine. I have a few announcements before we begin. The flower on the altar is for Jan Shelburn who […]

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SUNDAY SERVICE MARCH, 29, 2020 OPENING COMMENTS Good morning, afternoon or evening. Here we are once again joined together by the mystery that is the internet and joined even more by the mystery that is God’s Amazing Grace. Peace be with you. I have a few announcements before we get started with our community online […]

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03-22-2020 “I Will Pray for my Church Leaders” Gospel: John 17:6-12 Have you have ever wondered about the path you are on. I know the best answer is Heaven. That’s a good path, but what about your time here on earth. Maybe our current reality has changed your thought process. Where am I going and […]

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03-15-2020 “Preferences and Desires” NT: Ephesians 3:7-13 Gospel: Mark 9:30-37 Part of growing up is realizing that life is not always about getting everything you want or desire. One of the worst feelings I had as a parent was to tell my children no to a request. I could stand here and tell you all […]

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03-08-2020 “A Unifying Church Member” NT: Ephesians 4:1-3 Gospel: John 3:1-17 I love Thom Rainer’s opening line in this week’s chapter. The world will know we are Christians by the way we treat each other. How we speak to each other. The world is watching. That is a very Wesleyan viewpoint. Rainer asks us if […]

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03-01-2020 “A Functioning Church Member” NT: 1 Corinthians 12:12-26 Gospel: John 1:43-50 Why are you here? Think about your answer for a moment. Rick Warren once said, “Following Jesus involves far more than believing; it involves belonging.” Of all the answers I have ever received when I ask, “Why do you attend to this particular […]

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02-26-2020 Ash Wednesday

02-26-2020 “Ash Wednesday” NT: 2 Corinthians 5:20-6:10 What’s up with the ashes? Is this just another church service? That depends upon your heart tonight. These ashes are a visible reminder of our mortality and sinful nature. The two things Jesus defeated on the cross of Calvary. This evening we will focus on the death aspect […]

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02-09-2020 “Salt and Light”

02-09-2020 “Salt and Light” NT: 1 Corinthians 2:1-12 Gospel: Matthew 5:13-20 Jesus knows us. The Lord knows everything about everyone of us. We are all different and unique, none of us looks exactly like or acts exactly any other here. God told the author of Psalm 139 that you are fearfully and wonderfully made. Part […]

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02-02-2020

02-02-2020 “Investing in Life” NT: 1 Corinthians 1:18-25 Gospel: Matthew 5:1-12 First year college students have a full slate of basic courses that all begin with 1. For example; Psychology 101, English 101, Biology 101 and so forth. As they follow their degree they take courses that start with 2, 3 and so forth. It’s […]

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01-26-2020 “UMW Sunday”

01-26-2020 “UMW Sunday” NT: 1 Corinthians 1:10-18 Gospel: Matthew 4:12-17 I know a few women in my life who have not cared for the Apostle Paul’s theology. Paul did not always paint women in a the best spiritual light at least not as much as he did for men. Especially in regards to spiritual gifts women […]

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