“Holy and Blameless” Text: Ephesians 1:3-14 Today we begin our series in Ephesians. One of the main themes in this letter is “In Christ.” Everything we do is to be in Christ. It is our being in Christ that enables us to be holy and blameless.
“The Church is a Prophetic People” Text: Luke 4:14-21 The Church is called to give prophetic witness to both its members and the world. It does so by being shaped and formed in a particular way. This shaping and forming helps to give us a new lens to see the deeper reality around us.
“The Church is a Eucharistic People” Text: Luke 22:14-30 Today we talk about the Eucharist and what it means for us to be a Eucharistic people. It involves brokenness, wholeness, and a whole lot of grace!
“The Church is a Baptized People” Text: Matthew 28:16-20 Today we talk about baptism and what it means for the Church to be a baptized people.
“The Church is a Priestly People” Text: 1 Peter 2:2-10 This week we look at the Church as a Priestly people. We are called to be a royal priesthood, a bridge building company connecting the world to the Church and to God. As priests we carry the burdens of other, preach the Good News, and invite…
“The Church is an Intergenerational People” Text: Acts 2:17-18 Pastor Amanda Lawton from the South Portland Church of the Nazarene brings us this week’s message. The Church is most effective when multiple generations share and disciple with each other, helping us to reflect the image of Christ.
“The Church is a Dancing People” Text: John 3:1-17 Trinity Sunday! A day to take time and reflect on one of the deep mysteries of our faith. God – Father, Son, Holy Spirit – who is three in one and one in three. Today we look at the invitation that God is giving out for…
“The Church is an Ecclesial People” Text: John 15:26-27; 16:4-15 Today we talk about how the Church is to be an Ecclesial people. We have been called out and called back to show the world how things are to really be.
“The Church is a Cruciform People” Text: John 17:6-19 Today we start talking about what the Church is. How are the people who call themselves the Church to be? To begin, we discuss how the Church is a Cruciform People. We are a people shaped by the way of the Cross.
“Fruit That Will Last” Text: John 15:9-1 If you abide in love you will have fruits of love, but what is love? And why does it need to be the roots from which we bear our fruit? Listen and find out.