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May 24, 2020 Worship

SERMON TOPIC – Why Do You Stand Looking Up to Heaven – (Acts 1:6-11) According to the church year, the past Thursday was the day of Ascension of the Lord, and next Sunday is the day of Pentecost. So we are now sitting between Ascension and Pentecost. As today is the last Sunday of the Eastertide […]

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May 17, 2020 Worship

SERMON TOPIC – A Greater Blessing – (John 14:15-21) Following the last week, we are still in the upper room where Jesus was giving his last instructions to the disciples in the face of imminent death. Jesus knew that they soon would confront a very difficult time. He knew they would wander about aimlessly. The disciples […]

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May 10, 2020 Worship

SERMON TOPIC – There is a Place for You – (John 14:1-14) We always tend to be centered in the outside world—what’s happening in the world. We are saddened when we see the pains of our lives and the world. We are pleased when our circumstances are going well. Then let’s think about this. About two […]

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May 3, 2020 Worship

SERMON TOPIC – Love Lifts Us! – (John 10:1-10) Today’s gospel of John is difficult to understand because as John clearly mentions, Jesus is using a “figure of speech.” A figure of speech is a word or phrase used in a non-literal sense for rhetorical or vivid effect. So if today’s text is taken literally, it […]

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April 26, 2020 Worship

SERMON TOPIC – Encountering the Risen Christ – (Luke 24:13-35) Have you ever felt that someone was looking over your shoulder or was in the room with you when you thought you were alone? I have similar experiences. It was one night when I was a child and went to bed with my grandma. I didn’t […]

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April 19, 2020 Worship

SERMON TOPIC – Doubting Thomas – (John 20:24-31) Alleluia! Christ is risen, indeed! It’s our Easter profession of faith. It’s a statement of our belief in the resurrection. Yes, it was also the highpoint of last week’s Easter message, but here is what I wonder. Is it really that simple? Really that easy? I mean it’s […]

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Easter Worship Service

Sermon Topic – Hope Unlocked – (John 20:1-20) Good morning friends. Happy Easter!  Happy Easter… It has such a different ring to it this year doesn’t it? We’re gathered today in a way unlike ever before, but today is the day we celebrate the resurrection of Jesus Christ. It is a happy day, even if […]

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Good Friday Message

Welcoming Prayer Welcoming prayer is a practice of ‘letting go’ in the present moment. If you are struggling with a bad feeling, like fear or anxiety, the power of this little method is that it offers a structured way to embrace and accept it, so you can release it and move on. In order to […]

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Maundy Thursday Service

Maundy Thursday – (John 13:1-17, 34-35) Good evening, everyone! We are now in the middle of Holy Week, and today is Maundy Thursday. Well, as you see, Holy Week is not happening in the church this year, like it has in previous years. Since we cannot be gathering in person today, we will not participate […]

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April 5, 2020 – Palm Sunday

Sermon Topic – The Crowd Around Jesus – (Matthew 21:1-11, 27:20-23)  We have been doing a 6 week Lenten sermon series, entitled, Faces around Jesus on His Journey to the Cross. Today is the final week that we have only one character left to consider. This character accompanied Jesus through all the length of his […]

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