Sermon – “The Road to Emmaus” – April Karli

April 29th, 2020 | Josh Williams

On Sunday we visited the story of the disciples on the road to Emmaus. It can be difficult to see Jesus even in the best circumstances. We were challenged to consider how to recognize Jesus’s presence with us in the midst of difficult times and grief. Luke 24:13-35Now on that same day two of them were going to a village … Read More

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Liturgy for April 26, 2020

April 26th, 2020 | April Karli

Pass Us Not O Gentle Savior by Frances Crosby Pass us not, O gentle Savior, Hear our humble cry; While on others Thou art calling, Do not pass us by. Savior, Savior, Hear our humble cry, While on others Thou are calling, Do not pass us by. Trusting only in Thy merit, Would we seek Thy face; Heal our wounded, … Read More

Sermon – Doubting Thomas – April Karli

April 21st, 2020 | Josh Williams

On Sunday April led us through the story of Thomas. Thomas expressed his need to see and touch the risen Jesus. We were asked to to consider the questions: What do you need from Jesus today? How can you receive Jesus’s peace? Scripture & Quotes:John 20:19-31When it was evening on that day, the first day of the week, and the doors … Read More

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Liturgy for April 19, 2020

April 19th, 2020 | April Karli

Hills & Valleys by Tauren Wells I’ve walked among the shadows You wiped my tears away And I’ve felt the pain of heartbreak And I’ve seen the brighter days And I’ve prayed prayers to heaven from my lowest place And I have held the blessings God, you give and take away No matter what I have, Your grace is enough … Read More

Sermon – Easter Sunday – April Karli

April 13th, 2020 | Josh Williams

On Easter Sunday April led us through the story of the women finding the empty tomb and asked us to consider the question, “How much hope does the resurrection bring you in light of the covid19 shutdown?” Scripture and Quotes: After the sabbath, as the first day of the week was dawning, Mary Magdalene and the other Mary went to … Read More

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Sermon – Palm Sunday – Dennis R. Edwards

April 13th, 2020 | Josh Williams

On Palm Sunday we were thrilled to welcome special guest speaker Dennis R. Edwards. Dennis is associate professor of New Testament at North Park Theological Seminary in Chicago. He is also the author of several books including:“What is the Bible? And How Do We Understand It?” and “The 1 Peter Story of God Commentary.” Dennis spoke on the story of … Read More

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Easter Liturgy

April 12th, 2020 | April Karli

Christ The Lord Is Risen Today! by Charles Wesley Christ the Lord is risen today! Alleluia! Sons of men and angels say: Alleluia! Raise your joys and triumphs high. Alleluia! Sing, ye heav’ns and earth, reply, Alleluia! Lives again our glorious King! Alleluia! Where O death is now thy sting? Alleluia! Dying once He all doth save! Alleluia! Where thy … Read More

Good Friday Tenebrae

April 10th, 2020 | April Karli

Call to Worship ‘Tenebrae’ means darkness or shadows.As we come to the end of Lent, we begin a journey into darkness to a place of deep shadows.Today we accompany Jesus in his last hours.We witness the cruelties and the suffering he endures.We listen to the words of condemnation and ridicule. In all this he is innocent.He is the faithful servant of … Read More

Liturgy for Palm Sunday, April 5, 2020

April 5th, 2020 | April Karli

For Palm Sunday liturgy today, bring a house plant to use as a palm branch, or cut and color this palm frond coloring page. We will have Eucharist together, so be sure to have bread and wine (or juice, tortillas, chips, etc.) if you wish to participate. Arise Shine For Your Light Has Come by Jerred McKennaArise shine for your … Read More

Sermon – Ezekiel 37 – Madelynn Marlow

April 2nd, 2020 | Josh Williams

For the fifth week of Lent Madelynn Marlow shared from Ezekiel 37. She encouraged us to remember God’s healing, life giving presence among us even when things feel dry and lifeless, like the valley of dry bones. Scripture and quotes: Ezekiel 37:1-1437 The hand of the Lord came upon me, and he brought me out by the spirit of the Lord … Read More

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