Jesus: Man of Mystery – Come and See

Please read John 1:43-51 to prepare for Sunday morning worship. Sermon Focus: “Come and See” Key Verse:  “Nathaniel replied, “Rabbi, you are the Son of God! You are the King of Israel!” Jesus answered, “Do you believe because I told you that I saw you under the fig tree? You will see greater things than … [Read more…]

The Life of Christmas Present: Look Upon Me

Please read Deuteronomy 15:7-11 & Matthew 2:1-18 to prepare for Sunday morning worship. Sermon Focus: “The Life of Christmas Present: Look Upon Me” Reflection Questions: Deuteronomy is a book of instructions to the Israelites as they entered the Promised Land. These short verses remind them and us to open our hand wide to the poor.  … [Read more…]

Giving Thanks

Please read Psalm 138, Micah 6: 6-8, and Luke 17:11-19  and use these notes to prepare for Sunday morning worship. Sermon Focus: “Giving Thanks” Key Verse:  “On the day I called, you answered me, you strengthen my life.” Psalm 138:3 Have you ever found yourself calling out to God? If so why? How does God … [Read more…]

Knowing and No-ing

Please read Mark 1:29-39 and use these notes to prepare for Sunday morning worship. Sermon Focus: Knowing and No-ing Key Verse: “In the morning, while it was still very dark, he got up and went out to a deserted place, and there he prayed.” Mark 1: 35 In this passage Jesus models prayer, in what … [Read more…]

Be Still, and Know

Please read Psalm 46 and Hebrews 12:1 -2 and use these notes to prepare for Sunday morning worship. Sermon Focus: Be Still and Know Key Verse: “Be still, and know that I am God! I am exalted among the nations, I am exalted in the earth.  Psalm 46:10 What helps you to be still in … [Read more…]

Stewardship: Give All You Can

Please read Luke 19:1-10 and use these notes to prepare for Sunday morning worship. Sermon Focus: Stewardship- Give all you can Key Verse: Generous persons will prosper; those who refresh others will be themselves refreshed. (Proverbs 3: 13-14) How does the story of Zacchaeus affect your understanding of giving? In this story, Zacchaeus takes bold … [Read more…]