September 4 Message: Labor Day Weekend

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Sunday, September 4, 2016

Labor Day Weekend 

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We thank you, O God, for the revelation of yourself in the common ways of life. Help us to be ever watchful for new knowledge of you, so…

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August 7 Message: Fear Not…

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Sunday, August 7, 2016

TEXTS: Hebrews 11:1-3, 8-16; Luke 12:22-38

Fear not, little flock, for it is your Father’s good pleasure to give you the kingdom.”

Luke 12:32

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Jesus said to his disciples,…

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July 31 Message: Speak, for your servant is listening…

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Sunday, July 31, 2016

TEXT: I Samuel 3:1-10

“Speak, for your servant is listening…”

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Now the boy Samuel was ministering to the Lord under Eli. The word of the Lord was rare in those…

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July 24 Message: Money Stories

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Sunday, July 24, 2016

TEXT: Luke 12:13-21

“Money Stories”

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Someone in the crowd said to him, “Teacher, tell my brother to divide the family inheritance with me.” But he said to him, “Friend, who…

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July 17 Message: Follow; Peace; Mercy… and Hope

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Sunday, July 17, 2016

TEXT: Luke 10:38-42

“Follow; Peace; Mercy…and Hope” 

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Now as they went on their way, he entered a certain village, where a woman named Martha welcomed him into her home. She…

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July 10 Message: Unlikely Heroes

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Sunday, July 10, 2016

TEXT: Luke 10:25-37

“Unlikely Heroes” 

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Once a lawyer stood up, trying to test Jesus with a question, “Teacher, what am…

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July 3 Message: Bringing Peace…

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Sunday, July 3, 2016

TEXT: Luke 10:1-11, 16-20

“Bringing Peace…”

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After this the Lord appointed seventy others and sent them on ahead of him in pairs to every…

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June 26 Message: Come Along…

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Sunday, June 26, 2016

TEXTS: I Kings 19:15-16, 19-21; Luke 9:51-62

“Come Along…” 

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When the days drew near for him to be taken up, he set his face to go to Jerusalem. And he…

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Getting Ready: Luke 9:51-62

Getting Ready

A few words on the scripture reading in worship this weekend…

Luke 9:51-62

Every story is told in three acts. In Act One the context is created and the characters are introduced. In Act Two tension rises and the conflict is revealed. Act Three brings resolution. Luke 9:51-62…

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