Revolution

Scripture:  Romans 7:15-25 On November 14th, 1782 a division of American militia under the command of Captain William Capers engaged in a skirmish in South Carolina at Avant’s Ferry.   This was a minor engagement in the American Revolution.   It took place in an isolated, rural area that was of little strategic significance and it is … [Read more…]

Open Doors

Scripture:  Matthew 10:40-42 When I was in elementary school my family took a vacation that involved traveling around the East Coast.  We visited Boston, Cape Cod, and the highlight I was looking forward to the most was Cooperstown, NY.  Home of the baseball hall of fame.   Outside of Cooperstown my parents booked a night in … [Read more…]

Pastor’s July 2020 Article

I do not have quite the same understanding of what it means to have someone be my pastor that most people have.   When I spent several years in youth ministry there were senior pastors, but in those relationships they served more as a supervisor or mentor.  Before that, there was really one pastor at whatever … [Read more…]

Christian Gothic

Scripture: Romans 6:1-11 It all started because of some dirt from the Holy Land.   In 1278 the abbot of a monastery located in what is now the Czech Republic returned from a pilgrimage with some sacred soil.  As a way of blessing the ground, he scattered this soil across the cemetery located on the monastery’s … [Read more…]

Keep On Keeping On

Scripture:  Romans 5:1-8 So it’s been a while.   The last time I was able to stand up here before everyone was March 15th.   It has been three months, but it feels like so much longer doesn’t it?    Heck, March alone felt like it took three months to pass.   As we think back over everything that … [Read more…]

Kingdom Building

Scripture:  Nehemiah 2:1-20 The Vasa was the most advanced and heavily armed ship in the world.   On August 10th, 1628 when it embarked on its maiden voyage it was to be a message to the world that Sweden was now a true world power.   The Vasa was to be the firm foundation upon … [Read more…]

Virtual Worship June 7th

Virtual Worship June 7th , 2020 Welcome! While we can not gather in person we can still worship as a faith community.   Please leave comments and join in the conversation on our Facebook page. Announcements Next week we are planning to begin having in person worship services again.   We will worship at 9:00 A.M. … [Read more…]

Holy Water

Scripture:  John 7:37-39 I know I am not alone in this, so there is no judgement here, but for the past couple of months I have been watching a lot of stuff on Netflix.   So a few weeks ago I watched a Netflix original with my son called The Main Event.  This is a child-focused … [Read more…]

Virtual Worship May 31st

Virtual Worship May 31st, 2020 Welcome! While we can not gather in person we can still worship as a faith community.   Please leave comments and join in the conversation on our Facebook page. Greeting and Worship Through Giving  There is not a plate to pass, but we encourage you to make use of our … [Read more…]

Virtual Worship May 24th

Virtual Worship May 24th, 2020 Welcome! While we can not gather in person we can still worship as a faith community.   Please leave comments and join in the conversation on our Facebook page. We are here to accomplish our mission to make disciples of Jesus Christ for the transformation of the world. We are here … [Read more…]