Sacrifices: Covenant – March 6, 2022

“Sacrifices: Covenant”Text: Genesis 15:1-21Scripture is filled with references to sacrifices. As we reach the first Sunday in Lent, we begin a new sermon series looking at these stories in order to better understand Jesus’s sacrifice on the cross and what that entails. Today, we examine the story of Abram and his sacrifice, which marks the…

Ash Wednesday – March 2, 2022

Ash Wednesday MessageAsh Wednesday marks the beginning of the Lenten season during which we are reminded that we are totally unworthy before a Holy God; that we have nothing with which we can obtain salvation on our own and our best efforts at righteousness often fall far short. This season reminds us how much we…

Training for Glory

Training for Glory… Getting Back Up – February 27, 2022

“Training for Glory… Getting Back Up”Text: Luke 23:26-31This week, we look at the story of Jesus going to the cross. He has already been arrested, mistreated, and the road leads to certain death. Unable to physically carry it, Simon of Cyrene carries Jesus’ cross for Him, trailing behind Him. Simon embodies the call Jesus made…

Training for Glory

“Training for Glory… or Skating By” – February 6, 2022

Training for Glory… or Skating ByText: 1 Corinthians 9:14-27We continue our Olympics-inspired sermon series “Training for Glory” by looking at another of Paul’s letters to the Church in Corinth. He reminds us that unlike an athlete’s glory which is perishable, we are seeking an imperishable glory. Our faith cannot be achieved through a quick fix,…

Faith Promise: “Dangerous Prayers” – January 23, 2022

Faith Promise: “Dangerous Prayers”Text: Hebrews 12:1-3As we consider how God is calling us to be involved in missional work both globally and locally, we welcome Hank Dunn as our Faith Promise speaker. Hank is the Executive Director of the Transformation Project based in Westbrook, Maine which helps those coming out of correctional facilities do life…

How We Are Known – January 16, 2022

“How We Are Known”Text: Isaiah 62:1-12Have you ever felt like you’ve had to vindicate your name before someone? That is the situation the people of Israel find themselves in – they are going to be an unknown, forgotten people. And yet God speaks through the prophet Isaiah and promises to them that how people are…

“Participating in the Prophetic Voice” – January 9, 2022

“Participating in the Prophetic Voice”Text: Isaiah 61:1-11Although we completed our “Christmas Prophecy” series last week, we will continue to look at the words of the Old Testament prophets for the next few weeks. Today, Pastor Tim shares a message of good news from Isaiah. By the power of the Holy Spirit poured out to the…