The Sixth Sunday after Pentecost

July 4, 2021 Order of Worship: During the summer, I often try to get ‘off-lectionary’ and preach a creative series just for fun. This year, as we return to Fellowship Meals post-pandemic, I thought it might be interesting to take a look at just a few (there are many!) stories in our scripture that revolveContinue reading “The Sixth Sunday after Pentecost”

The Fourth Sunday after Pentecost

June 20, 2021 Worship Bulletin: Yes, it’s Father’s Day, and this Sunday we’re concluding our short series on the Trinity and persons of God by focusing on the one Jesus called Father. We pray the Spirit would open our hearts to the lessons of the Word: Galatians 4:1-7 The church in Galatia was comprised ofContinue reading “The Fourth Sunday after Pentecost”

The Third Sunday after Pentecost

June 13, 2021 Order of Worship: Today we continue in our short series talking about the persons of our Triune God, specifically this week, we’re focused on the Holy Spirit. We pray that same Spirit would open our hearts to the lessons of the Word: 1 Corinthians 12:4-11 On the first day of 7th grade,Continue reading “The Third Sunday after Pentecost”

Trinity Sunday

May 30, 2021 Order of Worship: The Sunday after Pentecost is Trinity Sunday. After we’ve celebrated the coming of the Holy Spirit, we celebrate all three persons of our one God. The Trinity is a completely unique doctrine to the Christian faith, and interestingly the word ‘trinity’ doesn’t appear anywhere in scripture. Instead, this beliefContinue reading “Trinity Sunday”


May 23, 2021 Order of Worship: Today we celebrate Pentecost Sunday, one of the high feast holidays of the church calendar! Pentecost marks the coming of the Holy Spirit and the birthday of the Church, and we mark it once again with a familiar story. May the Spirit open our hearts to the lessons ofContinue reading “Pentecost”

The Seventh Sunday of Easter

May 16, 2021 We apologize that we had issues with the live-stream on Youtube this Sunday. We are trying to resolve them before we celebrate Pentecost next week! We were able to upload a video recording of the service later in the week after the live-stream quit mid-service. The whole thing is now available onContinue reading “The Seventh Sunday of Easter”

The Fifth Sunday of Easter

May 2, 2021 Order of Worship: “You will be my witnesses in Jerusalem, in all Judea and Samaria, and to the ends of the earth” (Acts 1:8). As Luke records them in Acts, these are Christ’s last words to his disciples before he is taken up into heaven. In the last couple weeks we’ve heardContinue reading “The Fifth Sunday of Easter”

The Fourth Sunday of Easter

April 25, 2021 Bulletin: Through Eastertide we will be working through the lectionary selections of Acts. The sequel to Luke’s gospel, Acts tells the stories of the Early Church as the disciples became apostles and they figured out what the resurrection of Christ meant for their faith and community. Today’s passage is Peter’s response toContinue reading “The Fourth Sunday of Easter”

Fifth Sunday in Lent

March 21, 2021 Bulletin & Hymns: Before we enter Holy Week next Sunday, we continue our Lenten series of looking at what it means to be a disciple of Jesus in the gospel of Mark. Our passage today is one of the clearest descriptions of exactly what it will mean to follow Jesus: Mark 8:31-38Continue reading “Fifth Sunday in Lent”

Fourth Sunday in Lent

March 14, 2021 Bulletin & Hymns: We continue our Lenten series of looking at what it means to be a disciple of Jesus in the gospel of Mark. Today we have two scenes which give us some indication about how Christ’s message will (or won’t) always be welcome. May God bless our reading of theContinue reading “Fourth Sunday in Lent”