February 7th., 2021

Order of Service 

Prelude

Opening Prayer

Hymn: # 72 (Praise) You Are Worthy

Pastoral Prayer

Hymn: # 4 (Black) Come You My Heart

Commissioning and Benediction

Postlude


NOTE:  Piano Music by Whitney Augustine
 

Sermon: "The Deserted Places of our Lives."

Scriptures

Psalm reading; Psalm 147: 1-11, 20c

God heals the broken-hearted          

Hebrew Scripture: Isaiah 40:21-31

Those who wait upon the God will renew their strength
 

Gospel Lesson: Mark 1: 29-39

Simon's Mother-in-law and many others healed

Theme: Jesus draws us into the deserted places of our lives to draw us there.  if he didn't go first, if he didn't invite us to that place my hunch is that none of us ever go there,  Yet the wilderness and the desert  places of our lives are sacred places.  In the desert there is only God, there is nothing but God , Jesus drawing us deeper and deeper into the heart of God.

Note: (Due to technical difficulties there is no downloadable Audio.)

February 14th., 2021

Order of Service 

Prelude

Opening Prayer

Hymn: # 55 (Praise) Immortal, Invisible

Pastoral Prayer

Hymn: # 29 (Black) Shine Jesus Shine

Commissioning and Benediction

Postlude


NOTE:  Piano/Organ Music by Whitney Augustine
 

Sermon: "Eyes to See Anew"

Scriptures

Psalm reading; Psalm 50: 1-6

God summons the earth
 

Hebrew Scripture: 2 Kings 2: 1-12

Elijah is taken up to heaven 
 

Gospel Lesson: Mark 9: 2-9

The Transfiguration of Jesus

Theme: Transfiguration moments change us, sustain us, prepare us, and guide us into the future regardless of the circumstances we face.  We are transfigured people of God

February 21, 2021
 

Good Church Families,

 

Pastor Laura is feeling a bit under the weather and  is not available for the  recording of the  Feb 21 st Church service and Communion.

 

Our virtual  Church service and  beloved word from the Lord  delivered by Pastor Laura with Communion will resume next Sunday February 28.

 

We pray for her speedy recovery.

February 28th., 2021 (Communion Sunday)

Order of Service 

Prelude

Opening Prayer

Hymn: # 427 (Praise) Reach Out To Jesus

Pastoral Prayer

Hymn: # 20 (Black) Just a Closer Walk With Thee

Commissioning and Benediction

Postlude


NOTE:  Piano/Organ Music by Whitney Augustine
 

Sermon: "Understanding Our Wilderness"

Scriptures

Psalm reading; Psalm 25: 1-10

Lead me in your truth, oh God
 

Hebrew Scripture: Genesis 9: 8-17

God's Covenant with Noah 
 

Gospel Lesson: Mark 1: 9-15

The Baptism, temptation, and Mission of Jesus

Theme: Jesus didn't go into the wilderness to prove something to God, but to learn for himself who he is, what it means to be beloved child of God, and the cost that carries. That's true for us as well.

March 7th., 2021 (Communion Sunday)

Order of Service 

Prelude

Opening Prayer

Hymn: # 41 (Praise) Holy, Holy, Holy

Pastoral Prayer

Hymn: # 364 (Praise) He Leadeth Me

Commissioning and Benediction

Postlude


NOTE:  Piano/Organ Music by Whitney Augustine
 

Sermon: "The Temple - Our Body"

Scriptures

Psalm reading; Psalm 19

The heavens declare the glory of God
 

Hebrew Scripture: Exodus 20: 1-17

The Ten Commandments
 

Gospel Lesson: John 3: 14-21

For God so loved the World

Theme: Regardless of who we are, what we've done or left undone, or how we see or judge our life,  we are the temple of God, and there is one who stands in the temple of our life interrupting business as usual.

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