Hosanna! Hosanna in the highest! Today is Palm Sunday, and we should be in church, remembering our Lord Jesus’ humble entrance into Jerusalem, riding a borrowed donkey, to the shouts of “Hosanna! Blessed is he who comes in the name of the Lord!” The kids were scheduled to sing, waving palm branches as the crowds [...]
While not ideal, and certainly not ordinary, we are going to come to the Lord’s Table together, separately, this Sunday (April 5). If you are celebrating with your spouse, your kids, or by yourself, remember with us what this feast means: Communion is a feast of remembrance. At this table we give thanks for the [...]
Thank you for worshiping together with us. Make yourself ready for worship.Shower and get dressed, like you would to attend sanctuary worship. Or don’t: stay in your pajamas and grab a cup of coffee. Do whatever will keep you free of distractions or discomfort during this next hour.Silence your phone and put it in another [...]
Thank you for worshiping together with us, apart. If you are worshiping alone, you are welcome to light a candle, and open a journal to write down your prayers and thoughts with God. If you are worshiping with your spouse, share the scripture readings and the prayers, so that you can lead each other in [...]
In this unexpected season of separation, we are suspending our sanctuary worship services together. Instead, we are trying something new. We invite you to worship our Lord Jesus in your homes, not merely by watching others worship, but by conducting your own worship experience. Whether you are worshiping by yourself, or with your spouse, or [...]
We are cancelling all services until further notice. Just because we will not be going to church, that does not mean we will stop being the church. During this unprecedented season of solidarity and separation, we will be learning how to be the church differently: We will worship in our homes. Over the weekend, Pastor [...]
Due to winter weather, there will be no morning worship service or Sunday school December 29. Next Sunday, January 5, we will celebrate communion together. The following Sunday, January 12, we will celebrate the ordination and installation of elders and deacons!
This Christmas sermon was preached Sunday, December 22. The story of the birth of Jesus, our Savior and Lord, can be read in Luke 2:1-20. Merry Christmas. May Christ arrive in the dark corners of your life today, with hope and peace and joy and love. God bless you this Christmas.
This is the second of a two-part mini-series for Advent, looking at the life and message of John the Baptist in preparation for Christmas. John's message of repentance and invitation can be found in Matthew 3:1-12. Q. How has Jesus "come near" to you? Think of one moment when you were sure of your faith [...]
This sermon was preached Sunday, December 8, the second Sunday of Advent. It was intended for the first Sunday of Advent, but preached a week later because of weather. This sermon was followed with a celebration of the Lord's Supper. This short sermon series will look at the Advent life of John the Baptist. This [...]