This Sunday: What really makes us part of the church

We’ve been talking for the past two weeks about different essential aspects of being part of a church. This Sunday we’re talking about how those different aspects all come together and what the ultimate factor is that determines whether you’re part of the spiritual community that’s following the Lord or not.

This Sunday: Be the Church – Learning and Sharing Truth

What does it mean to be part of a church? We’re in the second week of our three part series called “Be the Church.” Last week we talked about the heart side of being the church: loving God, loving one another. This week we’re talking about the head side of things: learning from the Word…

This Sunday: Be the Church

What is the purpose of church? What does it mean to be part of a church? Are churches still relevant in the 21st century? These are some of the questions that we’re going to be digging into this Sunday and in the two weeks that follow. The church can be so much more than just…

This Sunday

Have you been disappointed in how little your religion has changed your life? Does it not seem to have the power you wanted it to have, to bring change and happiness into your relationships? One part of the Easter story addresses this.

This Sunday: Easter – The Lord is Risen

It is no exaggeration to say that the most important event in human history occurred on Easter Sunday: the Lord rose from the dead, His Divine and His Human completely united. What difference did that make for the world then, and what difference does it make now? Come celebrate the good news with us: the…

This Sunday: The Reasons for Palm Sunday

This Sunday I will be reading a sermon written by the Rev. Jim Cooper, a former pastor of New Church Westville. The sermon explores the historical context in which Palm Sunday happened and also all the hidden reasons behind the smallest details of the story.

This Sunday: What Would Love Do – Week 7: Love Rejoices

This Sunday we end our 7 week program with the same question that we asked at the beginning and throughout the program: what would love do? What is the loving thing to do for all the people we interact with in our lives with all their different needs and situations? And, as we try to…

This Sunday: What Would Love Do – Week 6: Love is Present

This Sunday we continue the What Would Love Do? program, talking about the different ways that we are called upon by the Lord to love and serve other people. This week we will particularly focus on what it means to go to those in prison. How can we serve those who are trapped by false…

Easter Services 2015

Here are the services we have planned for Easter: Palm Sunday Worship Service (Sunday, 29 March, 9:30am) We will celebrate the Lord coming into Jerusalem as a King by beginning our normal worship service with a procession into the church with children (and any adults that would like) carrying palm branches. Family Holy Super Service…