Archive of Past Services

Come Home For Christmas: A Sign for Others (12/19/10)

Passage: Isaiah 7:10-16

Preacher: Pastor Walt

Series: Come Home for Christmas

The fourth sermon of this series uses the Isaiah text about the birth of a child being a sign that peace will come and applying that to our Advent/Christmas experiences. The baby Jesus is a sign, the celebration of the season is a sign, how we behave and what we share is also a sign. Let us be a sign of God’s peace, showing folk where to find God’s peace for themselves – our church. … read more

Come Home For Christmas: Touched by Healing (12/12/10)

Passage: Isaiah 35

Preacher: Pastor Walt

Series: Come Home for Christmas

Part three of the series that focuses on the healing, forgiving, and encouraging that goes on in family. As we draw back into God as our loving parent, we experience the joy of renewed life. … read more

Come Home For Christmas: Connecting to Family (12/05/10)

Passage: Isaiah 11:1-10

Preacher: Pastor Walt

Series: Come Home for Christmas

The second part of our series recognizes the relational nature of family and of our faith. In our experience of family we discover belonging and we establish, build, nurture, and maintain those relationships for our well-being. So too it is with God, in the church. … read more

Come Home for Christmas: A Welcoming Light (11/28/10)

Passage: Isaiah 2:1-5

Preacher: Pastor Walt

Series: Come Home for Christmas

This is the first of a four part sermon series and will use the imagery of returning to God and gaining the clarity of vision to see how the world can be and how we can be, when we come back to God. God’s left a light on for us, to help us find a way. … read more

God is Faithful – Thanks be to God (11/21/10)

Passage: Luke 1:68-79

Preacher: Pastor Walt

We have received so many blessings from God, the greatest of which is our Lord and Savior. Thanks be to God for all the blessings of life – thanks be to God! … read more

The Opportunity is Now (11/14/10)

Passage: Luke 16:19-31

Preacher: Pastor Walt

This passage foreshadows Jesus’ coming and his rejection, but it also carries a lesson forward on the use of our life resources for God’s purposes. Got to use God’s gifts when we have them, while we’re here and can do some good with them. Later might be too late to make a good difference in people’s lives and in our own personal eternal trajectory. … read more

A Primer for Saints (11/07/10)

Passage: Luke 6:20-23

Preacher: Pastor Walt

We’ll take a look at the Beatitudes as a primer for us on the “way of the saints” and the path to life abundant. … read more

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