Message: 2 Kings 2:1-12; Psalm 50:1-6; 2 Corinthians 4:3-6; Mark 9:2-9 Stephen Covey, author of The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People, writes that: we listen to reply – not to understand. We like to talk and we like to hear ourselves talk. This past week while watching the Super Bowl, I was a little anxious more »
Join us on the first Sunday of every month for Family Worship at 10 a.m. Here is the sermon that The Rev. Hillary shared with our children and the congregation. Enjoy!
Message: Isaiah 40-:21-31; Psalm 147:1-12; 1 Corinthians 9:16-23; Mark 1:29-39 About a month ago a dear friend called to tell me the wretched news that his cancer had returned. Dennis was first diagnosed with cancer over ten years ago. He beat it the first go ‘round, for which he faithfully raised up his hands in thanksgiving, more »
Message: Deuteronomy 18:15-20; Psalm 111; 1 Corinthians 8:1-13; Mark 1:21-28 There’s the story of some folks taking a casual look at today’s gospel reading of Jesus going to church and pulling an unclean spirit from a deeply disturbed man. One gentleman in the group, perplexed by the passage in Mark’s gospel says, “I’m sorry but, this more »
Message: Jonah 3:1-5, 10; Psalm 62:6-14; 1 Corinthians 7:29-31; Mark 1:14-20 Do the names Sara Blakely, Reid Hoffman, Arthur Bland, Robert Johnson and Alberto Perlman ring a bell? Perhaps not. But SPANX, Linkedin, Home Depot, BET and Zumba might all sound familiar. There’s a new broadcast on the radio entitled, “How I Built This”. Basically, the more »
Message: 1 Samuel 3:1-10 (11-20); Psalm 139:1-6, 13-18; 1 Corinthians 6:12-20; John 1:43-51 There’s the story of a recently retired gentleman sitting in a comfortable chair on the lawn of a college campus where he’s serving as an adjunct professor, leisurely reading a book. His retirement expectations coming to fruition are producing significant anxiety about who more »
Watch as The Rev. Hillary West delivers an interactive message to our children and adults alike! Let’s all be God’s Starlights!
Message: Isaiah 60:1-6; Psalm 72:1-7, 10-14; Ephesians 3:1-12; Matthew 2:1-12 While it’s coming to a close, we can reflect back on how much we love this time of year. Christmas carols merrily crooning in the air; festive lights twinkling in the windows; ribbons and wrappings and visiting and gatherings with delicious sweet treats shared over memorable more »
Message: Isaiah 61:10-62:3; Psalm 147; Galatians 3:23-25; 4:4-7; John 1:1-18 Friends, we’ve got this in between Sunday. Jesus is born. The wise men are on their way. The gospels tell us other events as well. Luke’s gospel writes of Mary and Joseph presenting Jesus to our Lord with a visit to the temple. There his name more »
Message: Isaiah 52:7-10; Psalm 98; Hebrews 1:1-2:12; John 1:1-14 Merry Christmas good friends! Today, we sing for joy! Christmas hymns are in full swing. This is the time! The exact imprint of God’s very being is born among us once again. Christ, the reflection of God’s glory, is born, bringing to us the gift of a more »