“The Harvest is Plentiful” Text: Matthew 9:35-10:8 The harvest is plentiful but the laborers are few. There are many in our world longing to hear the good news that God loves them. It is our job to remind them of the invitation they have to join God at the Table of Grace.
“In the Name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit” Text: Matthew 28:16-20 The Trinity – we can’t really understand it, but we can experience it. Today we’ll look at how the Trinity – the divine community – invites us into relationship and invites us to feast around the table.
“Sent Out” Text: Acts 2:1-21 Happy birthday to the Church! Today we celebrate the event that many consider to be the official start of the start – Pentecost. Using Genesis and Acts we will how Pentecost reverses what happened at the Tower Babel. We will also look at why that reversal matters.
“Lifted Up” Text: Acts 1:1-14 Christ has ascended and is seated at the right hand of God the Father Almighty! So, now what? We wait. We actively wait for the presence of the Holy Spirit to guide us to action to make a difference in Jerusalem, Judea, Samaria, and all the ends of the earth!
This I Proclaim – May 21, 2017 Text: Acts 17:16-34 Today we look at Saint Patrick and the Apostle Paul to see how we are to go about evangelism as a resurrection people. We are called to journey alongside others to help love them into the Kingdom of God.
“Receive My Spirit” Text: Acts 7:55-60 Continuing our theme of resurrection texts, today we look at Acts 7:55-60. It’s the well known story of the stoning of Stephen, but what does it have to say to us about Christ as Mother – the one who eternally births us into everlasting life?
“If the House Burns Down Tonight” Text: 1 Timothy 6:6-19 Rev. Kelly Beecher, Associate Pastor of the Lighthouse Church of the Nazarene in Wells, joins us this week while Pastor Brent is away. The subjects of wealth and possessions are often mentioned in the Scriptures. In 1 Timothy, Paul tells Timothy that “godliness with contentment…
Annual Meeting: “And Then Their Eyes Were Opened” Text: Luke 24:13-35 As a new church year begins, Pastor Brent shares his first annual report as pastor of the Cape Elizabeth Church of the Nazarene, not only recounting the last few months but also sharing his hope for the future.
“Peace Be With You” Text: John 20:19-31 “Peace be with you.” Four simple, but powerful words. Jesus speaks this blessing onto his disciples three times and sends them forward into the word. What does it mean for us to be sent into the world with the blessing of peace from Christ?
“Supposing Him to Be the Gardener” Text: John 20:1-18 Alleluia, Christ is risen! Today starts the season of Easter, a 7 week celebration of the resurrection of Christ. Using John 20:1-18 we will look at how Jesus is working as the divine garden to restore the whole of creation and calls us his own. Alleluia,…