Archive of Past Services

Choose Life and Live (02/13/11)

Passage: Deuteronomy 30:15-20

Preacher: Pastor Walt

The challenge is placed before the Israelites as they make their journey to the promised land – death or life, blessing or curse. Choosing the way of the Lord lead to blessing and life. The choice is ours as well. … read more

Pleasing God (02/06/11)

Passage: Isaiah 58:1-12

Preacher: Pastor Walt

This great passage from Isaiah, tries to right the balance between observance of the ritual behaviors that are thought to nurture or reveal faith, and the acts of sacrificial servanthood that would do the same – better Isaiah says! This is what is pleasing to God. It’s a call to mission … read more

Decide & Follow (01/23/11)

Passage: Psalm 27:1-9

Preacher: Pastor Walt

John’s arrest spurs Jesus into his public ministry. Andrew and Simon Peter are now fishing and Jesus comes to them and calls them to follow him. Jesus pushes through the fear into ministry. We too believe like the disciples and follow Jesus, pushing through our fears. … read more

Come & See (01/16/11)

Passage: Psalm 40:1-11

Preacher: Pastor Walt

John points his disciples to Jesus, and Andrew brings Peter to see Jesus. It’s a good lesson on the importance of inviting people to Jesus, helping them encounter Jesus. It’s the foundation of our witness of faith. … read more

Let The Work of Christmas Begin (01/09/11)

Passage: Micah 6:6-8

Preacher: Pastor Walt

Howard Thurman’s words about how the Christmas miracle and season is to be lived out through our Christ-inspired service. Today we will herald that sentiment and draw upon two beautiful scripture passages that clearly Thurman had in mind – “what does the Lord require of you but to do justice, and to love kindness, and to walk humbly with your God?” and “Do not neglect to show hospitality to strangers.” … read more

This Year May You Live (01/02/11)

Passage: Ephesians 3:1-12

Preacher: Rev. John Fanestil