Jun 5, 2016
Communion
Series: (All)
We'll explore the meaning of Communion, also called the Eucharist or Lord's Supper or Mass, filled with vivid imagery from the Passover Meal Jesus was sharing with his disciples, and God's wisdom to prepare ourselves for Communion to be meaningful in our lives.
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  • Jun 5, 2016Communion
    Jun 5, 2016
    Communion
    Series: (All)
    We'll explore the meaning of Communion, also called the Eucharist or Lord's Supper or Mass, filled with vivid imagery from the Passover Meal Jesus was sharing with his disciples, and God's wisdom to prepare ourselves for Communion to be meaningful in our lives.
  • May 29, 2016Too Busy to Care?
    May 29, 2016
    Too Busy to Care?
    Series: (All)
    How do we respond to the needs in our own community? Why should we care? We'll explore a parable of Jesus about a rich man, respected in his community, probably religious, but who walked right by human suffering every day without doing anything. Come to be challenged about how we view our neighbors and motivated by Christ's sacrifice that rescued us from our pitiful poverty.
  • May 15, 2016Breaking Barriers
    May 15, 2016
    Breaking Barriers
    Series: (All)
    Pentecost is the Greek title for the Hebrew Feast of Shavuot, giving thanks to God for the harvest, and one of the three pilgrimage festivals in which Jewish people would travel to Jerusalem. God chose this unique celebration of harvest, when Jerusalem was filled with people from many nations, to pour out the Holy Spirit and begin a spiritual harvest of the Gospel, breaking spiritual, social, ethnic, and national barriers to spread around the world.
  • Apr 24, 2016Trusting God
    Apr 24, 2016
    Trusting God
    After wrestling with God about why there is evil in the world and when God will answer his prayers for justice, Habakkuk bursts forth with a worship song expressing his trust in God. We'll explore how Habakkuk grew to trust the Lord and we'll be challenged to trust God's redemptive plans whatever the circumstances, not just when we get what we want from God.
  • Apr 17, 2016Warnings from God
    Apr 17, 2016
    Warnings from God
    After Habakkuk cries out to God with questions about injustice in the world, God responds by revealing that judgment will indeed come upon evil. This description of judgment also warns God's people about the source of evil in our cultures that can so easily seduce us, with a beautiful portrait of God's grace to sustain us.
  • Apr 10, 2016Waiting on God
    Apr 10, 2016
    Waiting on God
    We're learning from the prophet Habakkuk as he cries out to God with challenging questions, learning from God's responses, and watching Habakkuk grow toward trusting in God.
  • Apr 3, 2016Questions for God
    Apr 3, 2016
    Questions for God
    Sometimes we cry out to God with questions! Why does God allow suffering? Where is God when I'm hurting? When will God answer my prayers? We'll explore the little Book of Habakkuk that gives voice to many of our questions and we'll learn from God's responses.
  • Mar 27, 2016Easter
    Mar 27, 2016
    Easter
    Series: (All)
    Our Easter celebration will feature a feast of resurrection hymns, orchestra music, choir songs, worship songs led by our worship band, and an Easter sermon from Scripture.  This is a great Sunday to invite someone to attend church with you.
  • Mar 20, 2016The Cross of Christ
    Mar 20, 2016
    The Cross of Christ
    Series: (All)
    Jesus entered Jerusalem to shouts of "hosanna" but a few days later heard "crucify him" and was killed on the cross. What did Christ accomplish on the cross? We'll explore the meaning of the cross and portraits of the atonement that purchased our salvation. You can prepare by reading: Mark
    10:45, John 1:29, Romans 5:9, 2 Corinthians 5:21, Ephesians 2:3, Colossians 1:22, I Thessalonians 5:9, Hebrews 9:28, 1 Peter 2:24.
  • Mar 6, 2016Spending our Strength for Social Justice
    Mar 6, 2016
    Spending our Strength for Social Justice
    We'll explore God's vision for a society filled with justice. Some of the Scriptures we will study include: Exodus
    23:6, Leviticus 19:9-10, Leviticus 19:33-34, Deuteronomy 10:17-19, Deuteronomy 24:14-15, Proverbs 22:22-23, Ecclesiastes 5:8, Isaiah 1:17, Isaiah 10:1, Amos 2:6-7, Zechariah 7:9-10, Malachi 3:5,
    Luke 12:33-24, James 5:1-5.