Launched From a Solid Foundation

This Sunday we welcome Pastor Dave Musser, Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist, as our guest speaker. Dave will share the message, Launched From a Solid Foundation.  Food, Clothing and Shelter are often listed as the three basic needs of humanity.  Next Sunday, we will explore the three emotional needs of every child: Belong, Worth/Value and Competency.  As these needs are met …

Playing it Safe: The Ultimate Risk in the Kingdom

We welcome Dr. Craig Sider as our guest speaker.  Currently the President of MOVEMENT.ORG, Dr. Sider is also a former Bishop of the BIC’s Atlantic Conference.  He will share the message, Playing it Safe :  The Ultimate Risk in the Kingdom.  Jesus invites us to a life of adventure. Adventure occurs by taking what God has placed in our hands as individuals, …

Learning to Walk…all over again ( Prayer)

Pastor Amanda will share Part Two of the message, Learning to Walk…all over again.  As a follower of Christ, this means learning a new posture and a new dependency on God, rather than the externals of life. If God loves us so much, then why don’t we spend more time with Him? We’ll learn how the context of GOD’S LOVE not only invites us but keeps us on our knees in …

The Power of S.H.A.P.E.

This week we’ll wrap up Serve One, Worship One with the message, The Power of S.H.A.P.E.  Week Two of the S.H.A.P.E. Tour will also take place in the lobby before, in between and after services.  All of the Ministries of the church will be represented and you are invited to stop by each table to learn more about where your S.H.A.P.E. might be …

Serve One, Worship One

This week we begin the two-week message series, Serve One, Worship One. This is all about what the local church can be when everyone discovers their gifts, their passions, their abilities, their personalities, their life experiences, and uses them to God’s honor and glory. “Every local churchgoer has a choice to make. He can park in his usual spot in the church …

Learning to Walk…all over again

Pastor Amanda will be speaking this Sunday and will share the message, Learning to Walk…all over again. With our first birth, we learned to walk—usually within the first 12-18 months. Most were dependent on the external hands of mom or dad. But in our second birth (as a Christ follower) we are given a new posture and a new dependency …

Freedom Through Forgiveness

We conclude this teaching series on forgiveness with the message, Freedom Through Forgiveness.  We’ll discuss once again that there is nothing that can be offered but the cross of Christ. For the cross is the place where we see the ultimate expression of the heart of God. In preparation for Sunday’s message, please read and reflect on John 20:1-23.    

The Reality of Forgiveness

This Sunday we’ll talk about the damage caused by an unforgiving spirit. It is incredible – it wreaks havoc not only on us but on every relationship in our lives – and our relationship with God. The Reality of Forgiveness is found in Jesus’ words in Matthew 18:35, “This is how My heavenly Father will treat each of you unless …

Responsible Forgiveness Part 2

In Part 2 of this message, we’ll continue in the book of Matthew, specifically Matthew 18:15-20.  Forgiveness is messy, and a kingdom value the world cannot understand. When we have been hurt, we don’t want to be hurt again – we want to get even. Jesus shows us a better way – the commitment to forgive, and the pathway to seek …

Responsible Forgiveness

We’ll continue the Freedom Through Forgiveness teaching series this week with the message, Responsible Forgiveness.  We need each other! Forgiveness provides the remedy for reversing the destructive effects of sin on human relationships and promotes true, authentic community. It is this community of believers that gives witness to the reality of the Kingdom of God on earth. In preparation for …