Archive of Past Services

Mary (You and Me) and Jesus (04/24/11)

Passage: John 20:1-18

Preacher: Pastor Walt

Series: Lent

In her sorrowing, Mary encounters the risen Lord. Wow, talk about a miracle and a radical change of heart and spirit – deadening grief to overwhelming joy! This is offered to all who would open themselves to the living spirit of the risen Lord. I love the Colossians verse that says “Set your minds on things that are above, not on things that are on earth…” We are more than you think. Set your minds on things that are above and beyond. Be open to be amazed! … read more

The Crowd and Jesus (04/17/11)

Passage: Matthew 21:1-11

Preacher: Pastor Walt

Series: Lent

Anonymous faces in the crowd gather to hail Jesus as the King of Kings and then to seemingly melt away, disappear from town or be changed into the angry crowd of Good Friday. When and how does a person’s pilgrimage go so wrong? How can we protect from that detour? … read more

Lazarus and Jesus (04/10/11)

Passage: John 11:1-45

Preacher: Pastor Walt

Series: Lent

Lazarus life is totally changed by the acts of his friend Jesus. He is brought back to life – what that must have been like for him on that particular day but perhaps on all the subsequent days of his life. What do you do with “rebirth” when it is literal not just spiritual? How literal is our transformative experience with Jesus? Any “real” change at all? … read more

The Blind Man and Jesus (04/03/11)

Passage: John 9

Preacher: Pastor Walt

Series: Lent

The Blind Man encounters Jesus and his life is totally transformed. He goes from his disabled state to one in which he not only sees but professes amazing things about what Jesus did for him. Our eyes are opened by Jesus too. … read more

The Samaritan Woman and Jesus (03/27/11)

Passage: John 4:5-26

Preacher: Pastor Walt

The Samaritan Woman encounters Jesus and by claiming her birthright as a child of God, she sees the possibility of moving beyond her tribe and traditional ways to be with God in a new life-transforming way. … read more

Nicodemus and Jesus (03/20/11)

Passage: John 3:1-17

Preacher: Rev. Bill Word

The Wilderness Way (03/13/11)

Passage: Genesis 2:15-17

Preacher: Reverend Lori Leopold