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Oct 25, 2020
Disappointments
Series: Family
 
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  • Oct 25, 2020Disappointments
    Oct 25, 2020
    Disappointments
    Series: Family
     
  • Oct 18, 2020The Great Divide
    Oct 18, 2020
    The Great Divide
    Series: Family
  • Oct 11, 2020God’s Faithfulness
    Oct 11, 2020
    God’s Faithfulness
    Series: Family
    What type of seeds are we planting? Lies and deceit we hope will advance ourselves or love, joy, peace...mercy, justice, etc... that not only bless ourselves and our families, but our neighbors as well.
  • Oct 4, 2020Siblings
    Oct 4, 2020
    Siblings
    Series: Family
    It is said, "Power corrupts and absolute power corrupts absolutely." The story of Jacob and Esau is a story of power abused for the sake of self-advancement. The Jesus-story shows us the divine example of power, "the greatest among you shall be the servant of all...for the Son of Man came not to be served, but to serve and to give his life as a ransom for many." This week, look for opportunities to serve...and in doing so, reflect the power of Jesus.
  • Sep 27, 2020Resting
    Sep 27, 2020
    Resting
    Series: Family
    Rest...it's something we often long for but find it's availability allusive. The longing of God is for our deep resting rooted in relationship with Him. This resting does not preclude storms and droughts but in their midst we have a quiet, confident, stillness in which love holds us strong. As David writes, we too find, "The Lord is my shepherd, I shall not want....Even though I walk through the darkest valley, your rod and staff they comfort me."
  • Sep 20, 2020Wrestling
    Sep 20, 2020
    Wrestling
    Series: Family
    Wrestling with God sounds intimidating, yet that is the invitation of Scripture. Wrestling is a metaphor for intercession...bold, persistent intercession rooted in a deep sense of caring for God's name (character), people, and creation. "Your kingdom come, your will be done on earth as it is in heaven." Let's wrestle!
  • Sep 13, 2020Trusting
    Sep 13, 2020
    Trusting
    Series: Family
    It can be difficult to count stars amidst times of stress and fear. It can be difficult to believe the seemingly unbelievable when all around me is danger and destruction. Can we hear God speak, "I am your shield, I've got you now...I've got your future...I've got you...I am your shield."
  • Sep 6, 2020Called
    Sep 6, 2020
    Called
    Series: Family
    We are a CALLED people....Called into intentional relationship with Jesus. Called to orient our lives in response to this premiere relationship. Called to live as agents of blessing to ALL peoples and nations. Wow, what a beautiful and challenging calling it is to live in the family of Jesus-followers.
Creed
 

Aug 30, 2020
Resurrection and the Life Everlasting
Series: Creed
 
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  • Aug 30, 2020Resurrection and the Life Everlasting
    Aug 30, 2020
    Resurrection and the Life Everlasting
    Series: Creed
     
  • Aug 23, 2020“The Forgiveness of Sin”
    Aug 23, 2020
    “The Forgiveness of Sin”
    Series: Creed
     
  • Aug 16, 2020The Church
    Aug 16, 2020
    The Church
    Series: Creed
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  • Aug 9, 2020Jesus: The Holy Spirit
    Aug 9, 2020
    Jesus: The Holy Spirit
    Series: Creed
     
  • Aug 2, 2020Jesus: Judging the Quick and the Dead
    Aug 2, 2020
    Jesus: Judging the Quick and the Dead
    Series: Creed
     
  • Jul 26, 2020Jesus: Enthroned
    Jul 26, 2020
    Jesus: Enthroned
    Series: Creed
     
  • Jul 19, 2020Jesus: On the Third Day…
    Jul 19, 2020
    Jesus: On the Third Day…
    Series: Creed
     
  • Jul 12, 2020Jesus Descended to the Dead
    Jul 12, 2020
    Jesus Descended to the Dead
    Series: Creed
     
  • Jul 5, 2020Jesus: Suffered, Crucified, Died, Buried
    Jul 5, 2020
    Jesus: Suffered, Crucified, Died, Buried
    Series: Creed
     
  • Jun 28, 2020Jesus: Incarnation
    Jun 28, 2020
    Jesus: Incarnation
    Series: Creed
     
  • Jun 21, 2020Jesus Christ, Son of God
    Jun 21, 2020
    Jesus Christ, Son of God
    Series: Creed
     
  • Jun 14, 2020God the Father
    Jun 14, 2020
    God the Father
    Series: Creed
     
  • Jun 7, 2020I Believe
    Jun 7, 2020
    I Believe
    Series: Creed
     
Life…
 

Feb 16, 2020
When You’re Marginalized
Series: Life
Marginalized, isolated, abandoned, everyone has a story. Whether it is the dominant or micro-culture like the workplace or home people can find themselves cast out and cut off. The story of Jesus is the story of the marginalized being welcomed, embraced, affirmed and restored. "Daughter, your faith made you well; go in peace" are words we need to hear and receive today. What story in your life needs to hear Jesus' words?
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  • Feb 16, 2020When You’re Marginalized
    Feb 16, 2020
    When You’re Marginalized
    Series: Life
    Marginalized, isolated, abandoned, everyone has a story. Whether it is the dominant or micro-culture like the workplace or home people can find themselves cast out and cut off. The story of Jesus is the story of the marginalized being welcomed, embraced, affirmed and restored. "Daughter, your faith made you well; go in peace" are words we need to hear and receive today. What story in your life needs to hear Jesus' words?
  • Feb 9, 2020When You’re Afraid
    Feb 9, 2020
    When You’re Afraid
    Series: Life
    Coronavirus, climate change, health concerns, finances...the list of concerns, global and personal, can be overwhelming. Fear rises up and like a fierce taskmaster it drives us to exhaustion of body, mind, and spirit. This is Elijah's story. But his story has another voice. This voice invites us to remember we are never alone. God is with us. This voice invites us to lie down in green pastures, to be restored by God's presence and love. Elijah, driven and harried, finds himself renewed and able to face the same circumstances that had driven him to despair. So it can be for us too if we listen for the still small voice amidst the clamor of fear-inducing circumstances. Peace be with you.
  • Feb 2, 2020When You’re Broken
    Feb 2, 2020
    When You’re Broken
    Series: Life
    "Have mercy on me, O God, according to your steadfast love; according to your abundant mercy blot out my transgressions." These words from Psalm 51 are a chapter of David's story. They remind us, sometimes we choose wrong paths. Those paths lead to oppression, darkness and alienation...brokenness. Psalm 51 lets us know, there is a way home. Restoration, reconciliation and flourishing can be found again. In David's beautiful poem he lays out this pathway. Reveal- tell the truth; Repent- turn away from the wrong paths and toward relationship with God; Reorient- wrong paths are created by unhealthy habits. New habits are needed to create new and healthy paths. Primary among new habits is Scripture. Like an artificial horizon or carpenter's level, Scripture reveals objective truth to fashion how we live our lives.
  • Jan 26, 2020When You’re Oh So Right
    Jan 26, 2020
    When You’re Oh So Right
    Series: Life
    Peter, a devout Torah-keeping Jewish follower of Jesus, was fueled by deep convictions. As we walked through his story on Sunday we discovered that God leads us to new and unexpected understandings of faith and life. We sang of a God who opens blind eyes! Peter's story is our story. We dig our heels in, resist...sometimes loudly, insisting, openly or quietly, that God is on our side. Yet God comes and gives us new eyes to see what he is doing. 
  • Jan 19, 2020When It’s Disappointing
    Jan 19, 2020
    When It’s Disappointing
    Series: Life
    Disappointment. It happens to all of us in varying degrees...minor to major. The story of Hagar is a story of disappointment. But her story doesn't stop there. Her story of disappointment is also her story of discovery. Hagar discovered that God hears (Ishmael), God sees (El Roi) and, amidst a culture that discounted her life, God sees ME (Beer-lahai-roi). Hagar's story is encouragement to us. While time and culture separate us, we find common ground in disappointment. We find common ground in Ishmael, El Roi and Beer-lahai-Roi. God hears and sees. God sees you and me. We are valued. God is present with us. We are not abandoned. We are not alone.
    God is with us.
  • Jan 12, 2020When It’s Good
    Jan 12, 2020
    When It’s Good
    Series: Life
    The story of Mary and Joseph invites us to see how God can show up and take life in new and unexpected...even initially unwanted directions. God speaks saying, "Don't be afraid." Mary and Joseph were courageous. They let go of precious things that made life good for them. In faith and obedience they stepped out of their boat and partnered with God in His redemptive work. Let's remember Mary and Joseph as we begin to discuss our future. Might God be calling us to a new and vibrant chapter of life and ministry?
The 23rd
 

Nov 22, 2020
My Dwelling
Series: The 23rd
 
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  • Nov 22, 2020My Dwelling
    Nov 22, 2020
    My Dwelling
    Series: The 23rd
     
  • Nov 15, 2020My Table
    Nov 15, 2020
    My Table
    Series: The 23rd
    "You prepare a table before me in the presence of my enemies." We're living in remarkably stressful times. Can we picture in our souls a beautiful pasture with clear springs, lush grasses, sun and shade? Can we imagine a shepherd who watches over this pasture, guarding us from the predators of fear and worry? "The Lord is my shepherd, I shall not want...."
  • Nov 8, 2020My Comfort
    Nov 8, 2020
    My Comfort
    Series: The 23rd
    "Your rod and staff, they comfort me...." Where do you hurt? Where are your wounds of body, mind, and/or soul? The 23rd Psalm, written by one who knew numerous pains, invites us to the Good Shepherd who guides with a rod
    that protects and examines us so we might flourish.
  • Nov 1, 2020My Shepherd
    Nov 1, 2020
    My Shepherd
    Series: The 23rd
    The Lord is my shepherd, I shall not want....We've been invited to walk through the 23rd Psalm each day this week, to meditate upon its images, to listen for the Voice that seeks to speak into and form our lives. Won't you join us?
Worship Music
Selections from Cynthia Hicks
Advent/Christmas 2020
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November 15 –  November 21
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November 22 – November 28 
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November 8 – November 14
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