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Jul 12

Reconciliation: Brought to God by Adoption - July 12, 2015

Sunday, July, 12, 2015 | 11:00 AM | by Julie Stuckey
As God's adopted children, God wants to be in relationship with each of us and help us to become the person that we were created to be.
Jul 5

Reconciliation: Brought to God by Our Weakness - July 5, 2015

Sunday, July, 5, 2015 | 11:00 AM | by Julie Stuckey
Our greatest strengths are found in our weaknesses through the power of God's grace.
Jun 28

Impolite Conversation - June 28, 2015

Sunday, June, 28, 2015 | 11:00 AM | by Julie Stuckey
Healing is not just the relief of a physical ailment, but is restoration to Life. We must be brave and confront our wounds in order to be truly healed.
Jun 21

Don't You Care? - June 21, 2015

Sunday, June, 21, 2015 | 11:00 AM | by Julie Stuckey
Sometimes situations in your daily life become overwhelming and turbulent. Allow Christ to intervene and you will find yourself in a place of peace and calm.
Jun 14

Not Visible to the Human Eye - June 14, 2015

Sunday, June, 14, 2015 | 11:00 AM | by Julie Stuckey
As humans, we want to see and understand everything from a scientific perspective. allow yourself to bask in the mystery of some of Gods greatest gifts that you do not fully understand.
Jun 7

A House Divided - June 7, 2015

Sunday, June, 7, 2015 | 11:00 AM | by Julie Stuckey
Disagreements are inevitable, but they do not have to diminish the love we have for one another. Take a moment and look for the image of God in those with which we disagree.
May 17

You will... - May 17, 2015

Sunday, May, 17, 2015 | 11:00 AM | by Julie Stuckey
Jesus told his disciples, "You will receive power when the Holy Spirit comes upon you and you will be my witnesses...". We are also called to be witnesses to our faith wherever we go.
May 10

By Water and Blood - May 10, 2015

Sunday, May, 10, 2015 | 11:00 AM | by Julie Stuckey
Those who nurtured us through our lives accepted us as beautiful and messy. God embraces each of us as a "package deal" and loves us unconditionally.
May 3

What's Next? Bear Fruit - May 3, 2015

Sunday, May, 3, 2015 | 11:00 AM | by Julie Stuckey
As followers of Jesus Christ, we are called to bear fruit to glorify God. When we "Remain in Christ" - "Abide in Christ", we will produce fruit and become true disciples.
Apr 19

What's Next? Follow - April 19, 2015

Sunday, April, 19, 2015 | 11:00 AM | by Julie Stuckey
The disciples were confused and afraid when they recognized the risen Christ. As Jesus taught the disciples, we must put aside our fears and be in relationship with others to live and share the Gospel.
Apr 5

You Will See Him There - April 5, 2015

Sunday, April, 5, 2015 | 11:00 AM | by Julie Stuckey
As we learned from that first Easter morning, if we want to experience life with Christ, we must move past the fear and amazement of his life and follow him.
Mar 29

Untie the Colt - March 29, 2015

Sunday, March, 29, 2015 | 11:00 AM | by Julie Stuckey
The road of discipleship is sometimes difficult. As you walk through Holy Week, know that God will uphold you and give you strength for the journey ahead.
Mar 22

Covenant: Written on Their Hearts, Not Taught - March 22, 2015

Sunday, March, 22, 2015 | 11:00 AM | by Julie Stuckey
Jeremiah tells us that God's covenant of forgiveness will be written on our hearts. God will never again remember our wrongdoing and his message summons us to forgiveness and mercy with our neighbors.
Mar 15

Covenant: New Universe - March 15, 2015

Sunday, March, 15, 2015 | 11:00 AM | by Julie Stuckey
Through Jesus' life and death, God created a new reality that allows us to be at peace, no matter what the circumstances or situation.
Mar 8

Covenant: Ten Commandments - March 8, 2015

Sunday, March, 8, 2015 | 11:00 AM | by Julie Stuckey
As Christians, we follow a "different set of rules" given to us by God. Embrace the spirit of the law so you may reflect that you are truly one of God's Covenant People.
Feb 22

Covenant: Rainbow - February 22, 2015

Sunday, February, 22, 2015 | 11:00 AM | by Julie Stuckey
For the next several weeks of Lent, we will discuss the covenant God has made with humanity. The first is that of the Rainbow, God's promise of tenderness and compassion.
Feb 15

Known and Called: Known by the Company We Keep and Called by the Saints - February 15, 2015

Sunday, February, 15, 2015 | 11:00 AM | by Julie Stuckey
Christians are known by the company we keep. God calls us to join our voices with the Saints to praise and honor Him through our daily lives.
Feb 8

Known and Called: Known by Touch and Called to Heal - February 8, 2015

Sunday, February, 8, 2015 | 11:00 AM | by Julie Stuckey
Jesus came to this world to heal those in need. God has called us to go into our community to touch and provide healing to others.
Jan 25

Known and Called: Known as Fishers and Called to Cast a Wide Net - January 25, 2015

Sunday, January, 25, 2015 | 11:00 AM | by Julie Stuckey
The disciples realized their commitment to God was all encompassing. We should follow their lead and look for ways to use God's gifts in us to share the Gospel.
Jan 18

Known and Called: Known on Sight and Called to Be - January 18, 2015

Sunday, January, 18, 2015 | 11:00 AM | by Julie Stuckey
We are awesomely and wonderfully made by God. We are called to be a child of God and to allow His goodness to be shared with others.
Jan 11

Known and Called: Known by a Watermark and Called to Life - January 11, 2015

Sunday, January, 11, 2015 | 11:00 AM | by Julie Stuckey
God has watermarked each of us as his children. Reaffirm your baptism and experience anew God's creation of your life.
Dec 24

Where the Promise Shines: ARRIVAL - December 24, 2014

Wednesday, December, 24, 2014 | 4:00 PM | by Julie Stuckey
Christmas Eve is a time to celebrate the arrival of our Lord and King.
Dec 21

Where the Promise Shines: LOVE - December 21, 2014

Sunday, December, 21, 2014 | 11:00 AM | by Julie Stuckey
By mourning the loss of a loved one or experiencing difficult times in life, Christmas may bring blue moments among the sparkle of red and green, but God always directs us through the spectrum of emotions we may feel.
Dec 14

Shepherds Rejoice: A Sermon in Song - December 14, 2014

Sunday, December, 14, 2014 | 11:00 AM | by Julie Stuckey
The shepherds rejoiced as the Baby Jesus arrived. Celebrate this miracle through the glory of music.
Dec 7

Where the Promise Shines: PEACE - December 7, 2014

Sunday, December, 7, 2014 | 11:00 AM | by Julie Stuckey
The Lord brings peace to God's people and invites us to prepare the way for the Lord. Open your heart to God and promote peace in relationships and in your encounters with the world around you.
Nov 23

Life Is a Gift: Do It for the Least of These! - November 23, 2014

Sunday, November, 23, 2014 | 11:00 AM | by Julie Stuckey
Jesus taught us to open our eyes to the human needs around us. Do it for the least of these and you are doing it for Christ our Lord.
Nov 16

Life Is a Gift: Use Your Gifts! - November 16, 2014

Sunday, November, 16, 2014 | 11:00 AM | by Julie Stuckey
God has given us numerous resources and talents. Use these gifts for the growth of God's kingdom.
Nov 9

Life Is a Gift: Invest in Your Future! - November 9, 2014

Sunday, November, 9, 2014 | 11:00 AM | by Julie Stuckey
We are often unprepared for what comes next. Invest in the future by preparing for tomorrow today and making choices that will impact your lives with others and with God.
Nov 2

Who Are These? - November 2, 2014

Sunday, November, 2, 2014 | 11:00 AM | by Julie Stuckey
Today we give thanks and celebrate the lives of those who have gone before us. These persons are known and loved by God and we entrust them to Him.
Oct 26

Prayerful Thoughts: Because We Care - October 26, 2014

Sunday, October, 26, 2014 | 11:00 AM | by Julie Stuckey
Paul reminds us to live as followers of Jesus Christ and to care for our neighbors as Jesus cared for all people.
Oct 19

Prayerful Thoughts: Faithful Perseverance - October 19, 2014

Sunday, October, 19, 2014 | 11:00 AM | by Julie Stuckey
Paul wrote instructions to the Thessalonian church to be a fruitful congregation by loving faithfulness and perseverance, an awareness of God's call, living the faith, a willingness to share faith stories, and serving the living God.
Oct 12

Prayerful Thoughts: Focus on the Positive - October 12, 2014

Sunday, October, 12, 2014 | 11:00 AM | by Julie Stuckey
There is great negativism around us but if we look for the positive in God's love and gifts, we can bring it into our broken world.
Sep 28

Moses: Man and Myth - Leadership Is not Easy - September 28, 2014

Sunday, September, 28, 2014 | 11:00 AM | by Julie Stuckey
Moses learned that leadership is not an easy task. He depended on God to guide him on how to lead God's people. We can obtain God's guidance by naming our fears, then asking for his help for ourselves, and for those who lead us.
Sep 14

Moses: Man and Myth - Follow God's Lead - September 14, 2014

Sunday, September, 14, 2014 | 11:00 AM | by Julie Stuckey
The parting of the Red Sea taught us that God delivers us from oppression and danger. We, as God's people, should follow his lead to help deliver others from oppression and danger.
Sep 7

Moses: Man and Myth - Be God's People - September 7, 2014

Sunday, September, 7, 2014 | 11:00 AM | by Julie Stuckey
The Israelites obeyed God's command to perform the Passover. He told them this day would be a remembrance for them.
Aug 31

Moses: Man and Myth - Holy Ground - August 31, 2014

Sunday, August, 31, 2014 | 11:00 AM | by Julie Stuckey
God has called each of us to complete an important task. Like Moses, we must accept God's persistence in fulfilling that call.
Aug 24

Moses: Man and Myth - God's Work Around - August 24, 2014

Sunday, August, 24, 2014 | 11:00 AM | by Julie Stuckey
Sometimes God uses each of us as his "work-around" to resolve problems.
Aug 17

Messiah Manners: You Are Not What You Eat - August 17, 2014

Sunday, August, 17, 2014 | 11:00 AM | by Julie Stuckey
Our words and attitudes are what defile. Christ teaches us to show attitudes of love and respect and to bring honor to God and His world.
Aug 10

Messiah Manners: Lend a Hand - August 10, 2014

Sunday, August, 10, 2014 | 11:00 AM | by Julie Stuckey
Sometimes Christ invites us to take risks of faith by facing our fears. God will sustain us if we reach out to accept the hand of Christ.
Aug 3

Messiah Manners: Feed Hungry Guests - August 3, 2014

Sunday, August, 3, 2014 | 11:00 AM | by Julie Stuckey
Jesus fed the hungry with five loaves and two fish. Know that God will always helps us meet the needs of "not enough" with" "more than enough."
Jul 27

Reflections on Romans: Holy Helpers - July 27, 2014

Sunday, July, 27, 2014 | 11:00 AM | by Julie Stuckey
All things work together for good for those who love God. Nothing in all creation will be able to separate us from the love of God in Christ Jesus our Lord.
Jul 20

Reflections on Romans: Freedom in the Flesh - July 20, 2014

Sunday, July, 20, 2014 | 11:00 AM | by Julie Stuckey
We are adopted children of God, living in the Spirit and no longer in bondage to the flesh. Living in the Spirit means that we do not live by the ways of the world, but by the example of Christ.
Jul 13

Reflections on Romans: Sinful Skin - July 13, 2014

Sunday, July, 13, 2014 | 11:00 AM | by Julie Stuckey
The Spirit of life in Jesus Christ sets us free from our past and creates a new reality for us and for all humankind.
Jul 6

The Yoke of Freedom - July 6, 2014

Sunday, July, 6, 2014 | 11:00 AM | by Julie Stuckey
We are called to become Christ like and embody God's radical love, grace, mercy, and hope.
Jun 22

Prayers: Whose Prayers Does God Hear? - June 22, 2014

Sunday, June, 22, 2014 | 11:00 AM | by Julie Stuckey
As God's people we lead imperfect lives and often exhibit bad behavior. God is not constrained by our bad behavior and will gladly help us resolve issues in life.
Jun 15

As You Go... - June 15, 2014

Sunday, June, 15, 2014 | 11:00 AM | by Julie Stuckey
As followers of Jesus Christ, we are called to disciple to all and to help everyone know of God's love and grace through the way we live and interact with others.
Jun 8

Rise Up! One - June 8, 2014

Sunday, June, 8, 2014 | 11:00 AM | by Julie Stuckey
On this day of Pentecost, we are blessed with the one Spirit. So, as a church, we are many, we are all welcome, and we are all one as the body of Christ.
May 25

Rise Up! Live - May 25, 2014

Sunday, May, 25, 2014 | 11:00 AM | by Julie Stuckey
Although Jesus left his disciples, he left God's Advocate, the Spirit. He taught us that we should live and love all who enter our lives.
May 18

Rise Up! You Are - May 18, 2014

Sunday, May, 18, 2014 | 11:00 AM | by Julie Stuckey
God has called us out of darkness into light by naming us in many ways: chosen, holy, God's own people. Through this we may experience the light of Christ in our lives.
May 11

Rise Up! Together - May 11, 2014

Sunday, May, 11, 2014 | 11:00 AM | by Julie Stuckey
Jesus teaches us that we should care for, accept, and respond to all of God's people as recipients of His goodwill.
May 4

Rise Up! Belief - May 4, 2014

Sunday, May, 4, 2014 | 11:00 AM | by Julie Stuckey
As we continue to celebrate Christ's resurrection, reflect on your core beliefs as a follower of Christ.
Apr 27

A Service of Rest and Renewal; Requiem - April 27, 2014

Sunday, April, 27, 2014 | 11:00 AM | by Julie Stuckey
The Chancel Choir and Chamber Orchestra offer a choral presentation of John Rutter's Requiem.
Apr 20

Threshold: The Other Side - April 20, 2014

Sunday, April, 20, 2014 | 11:00 AM | by Julie Stuckey
Just as Jesus stepped through the threshold of the opened tomb, we can enter our future knowing that God will be at our side through this journey of life.
Mar 30

Looking For Love in All the Wrong Places: Look for the Healer - March 30, 2014

Sunday, March, 30, 2014 | 11:00 AM | by Julie Stuckey
Often when we see a situation, we ask the wrong questions. Our focus is on something that is unimportant, and that often robs us of joy and gratitude. It also denies God’s great love for God’s creation.
Mar 23

Looking for Love in All the Wrong Places: Look for the Thirst-Quencher - March 23, 2014

Sunday, March, 23, 2014 | 11:00 AM | by Julie Stuckey
Just as the water given by God that flowed in the desert for the Israelites offered new life, the desert of our lives can be refreshed if we look for love at the well of living water and offer life-giving water to others.
Mar 16

Looking For Love in All the Wrong Places: Look for the Helper - March 16, 2014

Sunday, March, 16, 2014 | 11:00 AM | by Julie Stuckey
Although some of us believe we must work to gain approval and love, God is our keeper and helper. We must recognize and understand that God's love for us is not earned but freely offered.
Mar 9

Looking for Love in All the Wrong Places: Look for the Resistor - March 9, 2014

Sunday, March, 9, 2014 | 11:00 AM | by Julie Stuckey
Sometimes we look for love and acceptance in the things that only provide temporary satisfaction. Jesus tells us that in our resistance to evil we find true love and communion with God.
Mar 2

Transformed - March 2, 2014

Sunday, March, 2, 2014 | 11:00 AM | by Julie Stuckey
A mission of the church is to be a vessel where transformation can happen and where lives may be changed by the power and presence of God. It is to be a place and a community where people are reconciled to God in Christ and to each other as neighbors.
Feb 23

Discipleship 101: Bizarre Behavior - February 23, 2014

Sunday, February, 23, 2014 | 11:00 AM | by Julie Stuckey
As followers of Jesus Christ, our behavior often confuses others. When we live out our beliefs, we don't just do the minimum. We go above and beyond and this is very confusing to those who don't follow Jesus. To some it is even bizarre behavior.
Feb 16

Discipleship 101: Holy - Inside and Out - February 16, 2014

Sunday, February, 16, 2014 | 11:00 AM | by Julie Stuckey
Jesus' way is a difficult one. Jesus teaches us that God's "laws" are based on loving God and loving neighbor. It is not just our actions that count, but also our thoughts on the inside.
Jan 26

Who Are We? Servants of Christ - January 26, 2014

Sunday, January, 26, 2014 | 11:00 AM | by Julie Stuckey
As Servants of Christ, we are entrusted with the mysteries of God.
Jan 19

Who Are We? United Methodists - January 19, 2014

Sunday, January, 19, 2014 | 11:00 AM | by Julie Stuckey
As a United Methodist Church we have two primary roles - to make disciples of Jesus Christ and to be engaged in the transformation of the world.
Jan 12

Who Are We? Followers of Jesus Christ - January 12, 2014

Sunday, January, 12, 2014 | 11:00 AM | by Julie Stuckey
As followers of Jesus Christ, we are called to the mission of Jesus to bring forth justice and mercy.
Jan 5

Who Are We? We are Children of God - January 5, 2014

Sunday, January, 5, 2014 | 11:00 AM | by Julie Stuckey
We are adopted as God's children, and as His children, we are called to bring light to the world.
Aug 2

Soul Food - August 2, 2015

Sunday, August, 2, 2015 | 11:00 AM | by Julie Stuckey
Jesus came to fill our lives with the very presence of God. We should stay connected with God so He can do His work through us.
Jul 12

Reconciliation: Brought to God by Adoption - July 12, 2015

Sunday, July, 12, 2015 | 11:00 AM | by Julie Stuckey
As God's adopted children, God wants to be in relationship with each of us and help us to become the person that we were created to be.
Jul 5

Reconciliation: Brought to God by Our Weakness - July 5, 2015

Sunday, July, 5, 2015 | 11:00 AM | by Julie Stuckey
Our greatest strengths are found in our weaknesses through the power of God's grace.
Jun 28

Impolite Conversation - June 28, 2015

Sunday, June, 28, 2015 | 11:00 AM | by Julie Stuckey
Healing is not just the relief of a physical ailment, but is restoration to Life. We must be brave and confront our wounds in order to be truly healed.
Jun 21

Don't You Care? - June 21, 2015

Sunday, June, 21, 2015 | 11:00 AM | by Julie Stuckey
Sometimes situations in your daily life become overwhelming and turbulent. Allow Christ to intervene and you will find yourself in a place of peace and calm.
Jun 14

Not Visible to the Human Eye - June 14, 2015

Sunday, June, 14, 2015 | 11:00 AM | by Julie Stuckey
As humans, we want to see and understand everything from a scientific perspective. allow yourself to bask in the mystery of some of Gods greatest gifts that you do not fully understand.
Jun 7

A House Divided - June 7, 2015

Sunday, June, 7, 2015 | 11:00 AM | by Julie Stuckey
Disagreements are inevitable, but they do not have to diminish the love we have for one another. Take a moment and look for the image of God in those with which we disagree.
May 17

You will... - May 17, 2015

Sunday, May, 17, 2015 | 11:00 AM | by Julie Stuckey
Jesus told his disciples, "You will receive power when the Holy Spirit comes upon you and you will be my witnesses...". We are also called to be witnesses to our faith wherever we go.
May 10

By Water and Blood - May 10, 2015

Sunday, May, 10, 2015 | 11:00 AM | by Julie Stuckey
Those who nurtured us through our lives accepted us as beautiful and messy. God embraces each of us as a "package deal" and loves us unconditionally.
May 3

What's Next? Bear Fruit - May 3, 2015

Sunday, May, 3, 2015 | 11:00 AM | by Julie Stuckey
As followers of Jesus Christ, we are called to bear fruit to glorify God. When we "Remain in Christ" - "Abide in Christ", we will produce fruit and become true disciples.
Apr 19

What's Next? Follow - April 19, 2015

Sunday, April, 19, 2015 | 11:00 AM | by Julie Stuckey
The disciples were confused and afraid when they recognized the risen Christ. As Jesus taught the disciples, we must put aside our fears and be in relationship with others to live and share the Gospel.
Apr 5

You Will See Him There - April 5, 2015

Sunday, April, 5, 2015 | 11:00 AM | by Julie Stuckey
As we learned from that first Easter morning, if we want to experience life with Christ, we must move past the fear and amazement of his life and follow him.
Mar 29

Untie the Colt - March 29, 2015

Sunday, March, 29, 2015 | 11:00 AM | by Julie Stuckey
The road of discipleship is sometimes difficult. As you walk through Holy Week, know that God will uphold you and give you strength for the journey ahead.
Mar 22

Covenant: Written on Their Hearts, Not Taught - March 22, 2015

Sunday, March, 22, 2015 | 11:00 AM | by Julie Stuckey
Jeremiah tells us that God's covenant of forgiveness will be written on our hearts. God will never again remember our wrongdoing and his message summons us to forgiveness and mercy with our neighbors.
Mar 15

Covenant: New Universe - March 15, 2015

Sunday, March, 15, 2015 | 11:00 AM | by Julie Stuckey
Through Jesus' life and death, God created a new reality that allows us to be at peace, no matter what the circumstances or situation.
Mar 8

Covenant: Ten Commandments - March 8, 2015

Sunday, March, 8, 2015 | 11:00 AM | by Julie Stuckey
As Christians, we follow a "different set of rules" given to us by God. Embrace the spirit of the law so you may reflect that you are truly one of God's Covenant People.
Feb 22

Covenant: Rainbow - February 22, 2015

Sunday, February, 22, 2015 | 11:00 AM | by Julie Stuckey
For the next several weeks of Lent, we will discuss the covenant God has made with humanity. The first is that of the Rainbow, God's promise of tenderness and compassion.
Feb 15

Known and Called: Known by the Company We Keep and Called by the Saints - February 15, 2015

Sunday, February, 15, 2015 | 11:00 AM | by Julie Stuckey
Christians are known by the company we keep. God calls us to join our voices with the Saints to praise and honor Him through our daily lives.
Feb 8

Known and Called: Known by Touch and Called to Heal - February 8, 2015

Sunday, February, 8, 2015 | 11:00 AM | by Julie Stuckey
Jesus came to this world to heal those in need. God has called us to go into our community to touch and provide healing to others.
Jan 25

Known and Called: Known as Fishers and Called to Cast a Wide Net - January 25, 2015

Sunday, January, 25, 2015 | 11:00 AM | by Julie Stuckey
The disciples realized their commitment to God was all encompassing. We should follow their lead and look for ways to use God's gifts in us to share the Gospel.
Jan 18

Known and Called: Known on Sight and Called to Be - January 18, 2015

Sunday, January, 18, 2015 | 11:00 AM | by Julie Stuckey
We are awesomely and wonderfully made by God. We are called to be a child of God and to allow His goodness to be shared with others.
Jan 11

Known and Called: Known by a Watermark and Called to Life - January 11, 2015

Sunday, January, 11, 2015 | 11:00 AM | by Julie Stuckey
God has watermarked each of us as his children. Reaffirm your baptism and experience anew God's creation of your life.
Dec 24

Where the Promise Shines: ARRIVAL - December 24, 2014

Wednesday, December, 24, 2014 | 4:00 PM | by Julie Stuckey
Christmas Eve is a time to celebrate the arrival of our Lord and King.
Dec 21

Where the Promise Shines: LOVE - December 21, 2014

Sunday, December, 21, 2014 | 11:00 AM | by Julie Stuckey
By mourning the loss of a loved one or experiencing difficult times in life, Christmas may bring blue moments among the sparkle of red and green, but God always directs us through the spectrum of emotions we may feel.
Dec 14

Shepherds Rejoice: A Sermon in Song - December 14, 2014

Sunday, December, 14, 2014 | 11:00 AM | by Julie Stuckey
The shepherds rejoiced as the Baby Jesus arrived. Celebrate this miracle through the glory of music.
Dec 7

Where the Promise Shines: PEACE - December 7, 2014

Sunday, December, 7, 2014 | 11:00 AM | by Julie Stuckey
The Lord brings peace to God's people and invites us to prepare the way for the Lord. Open your heart to God and promote peace in relationships and in your encounters with the world around you.
Nov 23

Life Is a Gift: Do It for the Least of These! - November 23, 2014

Sunday, November, 23, 2014 | 11:00 AM | by Julie Stuckey
Jesus taught us to open our eyes to the human needs around us. Do it for the least of these and you are doing it for Christ our Lord.
Nov 16

Life Is a Gift: Use Your Gifts! - November 16, 2014

Sunday, November, 16, 2014 | 11:00 AM | by Julie Stuckey
God has given us numerous resources and talents. Use these gifts for the growth of God's kingdom.
Nov 9

Life Is a Gift: Invest in Your Future! - November 9, 2014

Sunday, November, 9, 2014 | 11:00 AM | by Julie Stuckey
We are often unprepared for what comes next. Invest in the future by preparing for tomorrow today and making choices that will impact your lives with others and with God.
Nov 2

Who Are These? - November 2, 2014

Sunday, November, 2, 2014 | 11:00 AM | by Julie Stuckey
Today we give thanks and celebrate the lives of those who have gone before us. These persons are known and loved by God and we entrust them to Him.
Oct 26

Prayerful Thoughts: Because We Care - October 26, 2014

Sunday, October, 26, 2014 | 11:00 AM | by Julie Stuckey
Paul reminds us to live as followers of Jesus Christ and to care for our neighbors as Jesus cared for all people.
Oct 19

Prayerful Thoughts: Faithful Perseverance - October 19, 2014

Sunday, October, 19, 2014 | 11:00 AM | by Julie Stuckey
Paul wrote instructions to the Thessalonian church to be a fruitful congregation by loving faithfulness and perseverance, an awareness of God's call, living the faith, a willingness to share faith stories, and serving the living God.
Oct 12

Prayerful Thoughts: Focus on the Positive - October 12, 2014

Sunday, October, 12, 2014 | 11:00 AM | by Julie Stuckey
There is great negativism around us but if we look for the positive in God's love and gifts, we can bring it into our broken world.
Sep 28

Moses: Man and Myth - Leadership Is not Easy - September 28, 2014

Sunday, September, 28, 2014 | 11:00 AM | by Julie Stuckey
Moses learned that leadership is not an easy task. He depended on God to guide him on how to lead God's people. We can obtain God's guidance by naming our fears, then asking for his help for ourselves, and for those who lead us.
Sep 14

Moses: Man and Myth - Follow God's Lead - September 14, 2014

Sunday, September, 14, 2014 | 11:00 AM | by Julie Stuckey
The parting of the Red Sea taught us that God delivers us from oppression and danger. We, as God's people, should follow his lead to help deliver others from oppression and danger.
Sep 7

Moses: Man and Myth - Be God's People - September 7, 2014

Sunday, September, 7, 2014 | 11:00 AM | by Julie Stuckey
The Israelites obeyed God's command to perform the Passover. He told them this day would be a remembrance for them.
Aug 31

Moses: Man and Myth - Holy Ground - August 31, 2014

Sunday, August, 31, 2014 | 11:00 AM | by Julie Stuckey
God has called each of us to complete an important task. Like Moses, we must accept God's persistence in fulfilling that call.
Aug 24

Moses: Man and Myth - God's Work Around - August 24, 2014

Sunday, August, 24, 2014 | 11:00 AM | by Julie Stuckey
Sometimes God uses each of us as his "work-around" to resolve problems.
Aug 17

Messiah Manners: You Are Not What You Eat - August 17, 2014

Sunday, August, 17, 2014 | 11:00 AM | by Julie Stuckey
Our words and attitudes are what defile. Christ teaches us to show attitudes of love and respect and to bring honor to God and His world.
Aug 10

Messiah Manners: Lend a Hand - August 10, 2014

Sunday, August, 10, 2014 | 11:00 AM | by Julie Stuckey
Sometimes Christ invites us to take risks of faith by facing our fears. God will sustain us if we reach out to accept the hand of Christ.
Aug 3

Messiah Manners: Feed Hungry Guests - August 3, 2014

Sunday, August, 3, 2014 | 11:00 AM | by Julie Stuckey
Jesus fed the hungry with five loaves and two fish. Know that God will always helps us meet the needs of "not enough" with" "more than enough."
Jul 27

Reflections on Romans: Holy Helpers - July 27, 2014

Sunday, July, 27, 2014 | 11:00 AM | by Julie Stuckey
All things work together for good for those who love God. Nothing in all creation will be able to separate us from the love of God in Christ Jesus our Lord.
Jul 20

Reflections on Romans: Freedom in the Flesh - July 20, 2014

Sunday, July, 20, 2014 | 11:00 AM | by Julie Stuckey
We are adopted children of God, living in the Spirit and no longer in bondage to the flesh. Living in the Spirit means that we do not live by the ways of the world, but by the example of Christ.
Jul 13

Reflections on Romans: Sinful Skin - July 13, 2014

Sunday, July, 13, 2014 | 11:00 AM | by Julie Stuckey
The Spirit of life in Jesus Christ sets us free from our past and creates a new reality for us and for all humankind.
Jul 6

The Yoke of Freedom - July 6, 2014

Sunday, July, 6, 2014 | 11:00 AM | by Julie Stuckey
We are called to become Christ like and embody God's radical love, grace, mercy, and hope.
Jun 22

Prayers: Whose Prayers Does God Hear? - June 22, 2014

Sunday, June, 22, 2014 | 11:00 AM | by Julie Stuckey
As God's people we lead imperfect lives and often exhibit bad behavior. God is not constrained by our bad behavior and will gladly help us resolve issues in life.
Jun 15

As You Go... - June 15, 2014

Sunday, June, 15, 2014 | 11:00 AM | by Julie Stuckey
As followers of Jesus Christ, we are called to disciple to all and to help everyone know of God's love and grace through the way we live and interact with others.
Jun 8

Rise Up! One - June 8, 2014

Sunday, June, 8, 2014 | 11:00 AM | by Julie Stuckey
On this day of Pentecost, we are blessed with the one Spirit. So, as a church, we are many, we are all welcome, and we are all one as the body of Christ.
May 18

Rise Up! You Are - May 18, 2014

Sunday, May, 18, 2014 | 11:00 AM | by Julie Stuckey
God has called us out of darkness into light by naming us in many ways: chosen, holy, God's own people. Through this we may experience the light of Christ in our lives.
May 11

Rise Up! Together - May 11, 2014

Sunday, May, 11, 2014 | 11:00 AM | by Julie Stuckey
Jesus teaches us that we should care for, accept, and respond to all of God's people as recipients of His goodwill.
May 4

Rise Up! Belief - May 4, 2014

Sunday, May, 4, 2014 | 11:00 AM | by Julie Stuckey
As we continue to celebrate Christ's resurrection, reflect on your core beliefs as a follower of Christ.
Apr 27

A Service of Rest and Renewal; Requiem - April 27, 2014

Sunday, April, 27, 2014 | 11:00 AM | by Julie Stuckey
The Chancel Choir and Chamber Orchestra offer a choral presentation of John Rutter's Requiem.
Mar 30

Looking For Love in All the Wrong Places: Look for the Healer - March 30, 2014

Sunday, March, 30, 2014 | 11:00 AM | by Julie Stuckey
Often when we see a situation, we ask the wrong questions. Our focus is on something that is unimportant, and that often robs us of joy and gratitude. It also denies God’s great love for God’s creation.
Mar 23

Looking for Love in All the Wrong Places: Look for the Thirst-Quencher - March 23, 2014

Sunday, March, 23, 2014 | 11:00 AM | by Julie Stuckey
Just as the water given by God that flowed in the desert for the Israelites offered new life, the desert of our lives can be refreshed if we look for love at the well of living water and offer life-giving water to others.
Mar 16

Looking For Love in All the Wrong Places: Look for the Helper - March 16, 2014

Sunday, March, 16, 2014 | 11:00 AM | by Julie Stuckey
Although some of us believe we must work to gain approval and love, God is our keeper and helper. We must recognize and understand that God's love for us is not earned but freely offered.
Mar 9

Looking for Love in All the Wrong Places: Look for the Resistor - March 9, 2014

Sunday, March, 9, 2014 | 11:00 AM | by Julie Stuckey
Sometimes we look for love and acceptance in the things that only provide temporary satisfaction. Jesus tells us that in our resistance to evil we find true love and communion with God.
Mar 2

Transformed - March 2, 2014

Sunday, March, 2, 2014 | 11:00 AM | by Julie Stuckey
A mission of the church is to be a vessel where transformation can happen and where lives may be changed by the power and presence of God. It is to be a place and a community where people are reconciled to God in Christ and to each other as neighbors.