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February 1, 2023 – What does the Lord really want from us?  This Communion Sunday Dr. Jim King will preach from Matthew 5:13-20 for his Communion Meditation “Let Your Light Shine.”

January 25, 2023 – This was quite a week! Thank God! This Sunday, Rev Nate Taylor will preach from Micah 6:1-8 for his sermon “I Require a Shrubbery!”

January 18, 2023 – When is it the right time to follow Jesus? This Sunday Dr. Jim King will preach from Matthew 4:12-22 for his sermon “Now This Makes Sense.”

January 11, 2023 – Joy and laughter – gifts from God! This week Dr. Jim King will preach from John 1:29-42 for his sermon “Behold the Lamb of God”.

January 4, 2023 – Happy New Year! It’s good to get a fresh start! This week Dr. Jim King will preach from Mathew 3:13-17 for his sermon “The Heavens Were Opened”.

December 21, 2022 – It must have been very crowded in Bethlehem! But God made room for Jesus and we should too! This week’s worship opportunities are:

Saturday, December 24, Christmas Eve
4:00 pm Family Service, a boisterous, child friendly time
6:00 pm Candlelight Service, a traditional service
9:00 pm Communion Service, a traditional service with the Lord’s Supper

Sunday, December 25, Christmas Day
11:00 am A casual, pajama friendly service

December 14, 2022 – Join us this Sunday at 8:45 and 11:00 for our Service of Lessons and Carols.  This is truly a time of worship and contemplation of the gift of our Savior, Jesus Christ.

December 7, 2022 – Mary’s words were to glorify the God she loved and who loved her. This week Dr. Jim King will share his sermon “Magnificent” from Luke 1:46-56.

November 30, 2022 – Lots of preparing but are we preparing the way like John the Baptist? This Sunday Dr. Jim King will preach from Matthew 3:1-12 for his sermon “The Voice”.

November 23, 2022 – Happy Thanksgiving – in all things! This week Rev. Nate Taylor will preach from  Matthew 5:17-20 for his sermon “The Third use of the Law”.

November 16, 2022 – Give thanks – in all things. This week Dr. Jim King will preach from Colossians 1:11-20 for his sermon “Joyfully Giving Thanks”.

November 9, 2022 – Who are the people who have influenced your faith? This Remembrance Sunday Dr. Jim King will preach from Philippians 1:1-11 for his sermon “Thanking God, and Remembering.” 

November 2, 2022 – Are you ready for some Job?! This week Dr. Jim King will preach from the book of Job 19:23-27 for his sermon “Oh Boy! Job!”

October 26, 2022 – What are you doing on Thanksgiving morning? This week Rev. Crystal Varner Parker will preach from Luke 19:1-10.

October 19, 2022 – Through good and bad, God is with us! This week Dr. Jim King will preach from II Timothy 4:6-18 or his sermon “Well, This is Depressing”.

October 12, 2022 – I can see clearly now – or can I? Join us this week when Dr. Jim King will preach from 2 Corinthians 6:11-16 for his sermon “Cheerful Giver”.

October 5, 2022 – I do not think that means what you think it means! This Sunday Dr. Jim King will preach from Revelation 3:14-22 for his sermon “Hot or Cold”.

September 28, 2022 – Is your God big enough? Join us this Sunday for Worldwide Communion when Dr. Jim King will preach from Galatians 3:23-29 for his sermon “One is Christ”.

September 21, 2022 – Lord I don’t know, but I trust you! This week Rev. Nate Taylor will preach from Luke 17:5-10 for his sermon “Do You Want a Cookie?” (yes, I do!).

September 14, 2022 – “That was NOT easy” is ok when we talk about Scripture!  This week, Dr. Jim King will preach from Luke 16:1-13 for his sermon “I’m Confused”.

September 7, 2022 – I once was lost, but now I’m found! This week Dr. Jim King will preach from Luke 15:1-10 for his sermon “Lost and Found”. We’re back to two services, 8:45 and 11:00! It’s Fellowship Breakfast and Rally Day – Back to Sunday School!

August 31, 2022 – Short and powerful Scripture, Dr. King will be in Philemon this Sunday for his sermon “One More Thing”.

August 24, 2022 – This week Rev. Crystal Varner Parker will preach from Luke 10:25-27 for her sermon “Empowered to Go and Do”.

August 17, 2022 – Imagine, God makes us without blemish!! Amazing! This Sunday Rev. Nate Taylor will be preaching from Mark 7:24-30, “Empowered to Speak Up”.

July 20, 2022 – This week is the third in Dr. King’s sermon series on Colossians! The sermon is “Marked for God, By God” from the Scripture Colossians 2:6-15.

July 13, 2022 – Yay VBS!!! This Sunday Dr. King will preach from from Colossians 1:15-23 for his sermon “All Things”

July 6, 2022 – This week Dr. Jim King will begin a 3 week sermon series and preach from Colossians 1:1-14 for his sermon “Sharing the Inheritance.”

June 29, 2022 – It’s the victory of the resurrection that counts! This week Rev. Crystal Varner Parker shares her sermon “Better Together” from the Galatians 6:1-10.

June 22, 2022 – “Sure I want to follow you, but….”  This Sunday Dr. King is in Luke 9:51-62 for the sermon “A Qualified Yes”

June 15, 2022 – Got it all together? Elijah didn’t! This Sunday Dr. Jim King will preach from 1 Kings 19:1-14 & 18 for his sermon “Alone?”

June 8, 2022 – This week Rev Nate Taylor will preach from Proverbs 8:1-4, 22-31 and Romans 5:1-5 for his sermon “Paul’s 4 Steps to End Disappointment.”

June 1, 2022 – This Sunday is Pentecost!  Dr. Jim King will preach from Acts 2:1-21 for his sermon “Fill Me Up”

May 25, 2022 – Their singing must have been convincing! Dr. Jim King’s sermon this week, “A Good Night in Philippi” is from Acts 16:16-40.

May 18, 2022 – God is with us!  This week Dr. King will preach from John 5:1-9 for his sermon “Do You Want to be Made Well?”

May 11, 2022 – Let’s get growing!  This Sunday Rev. Crystal Varner Parker will preach from John 13:31-35 and Revelation 21:1-7 for her sermon “Shaking Things Right.”

May 4, 2022 – Who’s “got this”? You or God? This week Dr. King will preach from Acts 10:1-35 for his sermon “Open Table, Open House.”

April 27, 2022 – Our devotion today asks how has your faith grown and changed? This Sunday Rev. Nate Taylor will share his sermon “Missing a Step” from the Scripture John 21:1-19.

April 20, 2022 – It took the Disciples time for their understanding and faith to grow – ours may take time too! This Sunday Dr. King will preach from John 20:19-31 for his sermon “The Passing of the Peace”.

April 13, 2022 – God’s sacrifice was detailed to the disciples and they didn’t comprehend! This Holy Week we should remember the difficult times in order to appreciate the miraculous, saving work of Jesus! 

Maundy Thursday Communion Worship – 7:30 pm in the sanctuary
Good Friday Tenebrae Worship – 7:30 pm in the sanctuary
Easter Sunday – 8:45 and 11:00 am in the sanctuary

Lenten Devotional, April 11, 2022 – Click HERE to view.

April 6, 2022 – Jesus rode a donkey into Jerusalem to face all that He’d been sent to do. This Sunday Dr. King’s sermon is “Hey, That’s My Colt!” from the Scripture Luke 19:28-40.

Lenten Devotional, April 4, 2022 – Click HERE to view.

March 30, 2022 – This week Rev. Crystal Varner Parker will share her sermon “Extravagant Love’ from the Scripture John 12:1-8.

Lenten Devotional, March 28, 2022 – Click HERE to view.

March 23, 2022 – I don’t think that word doesn’t means what you think it means! This Sunday Dr. Jim King’s sermon “What is Prodigal?” is from the Scripture Luke 15:11-32.

Lenten Devotional, March 21, 2022 – Click HERE to view.

March 16, 2022 – Spring has sprung and things are growing. How about you? Dr. Jim King will preach from Luke 13:1-9 for his sermon “Tis the Season”.

Lenten Devotional, March 17, 2022 – Click HERE to view.

March 9, 2022 – I scream, you scream, we all scream for ice cream – but it’s a process!  This Sunday, Dr. King will preach from Luke 13:31-35 for the sermon “On My Way”.

Lenten Devotional, March 7, 2022 – Click HERE to view.

March 2, 2022 – We enter into Lent with our Ash Wednesday Service, 7pm in the sanctuary and video release. How will you prepare for Jesus’ atoning sacrifice? This Sunday is Youth Sunday when our youth will lead us in worship! The Scripture is John 9.

February 23, 2022 – Answers; we want answers!!! This Sunday Dr. Jim King may give us more questions in his sermon “What Did I Say?” from Luke 9:28-36.

February 16, 2022 – What’s in store for today? A gift from God! This week Rev. Crystal Varner Parker will share her sermon “Tough Love” from the Scriptures Psalm 37:1-11, 39-40 and Luke 6:27-28.

February 9, 2022 – This week in Dr. Jim King’s sermon, “Good News, Bad News” from Luke 6:17-26, we’ll think about the blessings and the woes! They existed in Old Testament times, New Testament times and even today!

February 2, 2022 – Can you hear God’s Call? We have to be listening!  This week Dr. Jim King will preach his sermon “Answering the Call” from the Scriptures Isaiah 6:1-8 and Luke 5:1-11.