In the middle of the summer, many people with veggie gardens are overwhelmed with produce – zucchini, anyone? And grocery stores are finally stocked again with baking staples, cleaning supplies, toilet paper – things that were scarce only a few months ago. Our attitudes change when we go from a sense of scarcity to abundance.  Today, we focus on the abundance of God’s grace, and how it enables a ministry of serving. Follow the entire service in the video here, or go at your own pace with portions of the service provided below.  Note that the video has a “Closed Caption” transcript, accessible by clickingRead More →

Being a follower of Christ doesn’t automatically give one an easy life.  We are called to overcome the negative things going on in our lives by allowing God to work through us.  Today, in the third of a 3-part series on “nothing shall separate us,” we’ll talk about how “we are more than conquerors” and need to have space and time to experience the benefits of prayer. Follow the entire service in the video here, or go at your own pace with portions of the service provided below.  Note that the video has a “Closed Caption” transcript, accessible by clicking the CC button at theRead More →

So far, 2020 has been a tough year for humanity. Between disease, pestilence, and in-fighting, we are experiencing the difficulties of being connected with each other and with Creation.  But the fact that we are connected is also a blessing.  Today, in the second of a 3-part series on “nothing shall separate us,” we’ll talk about how “creation waits” for us to be in relationship with God. Follow the entire service in the video here, or go at your own pace with portions of the service provided below. The Prelude sets the mood for the service.  Listen as Denise plays “Creation Sings” from Worship &Read More →

Distractions. Things we want to do, think we should do, feel pressured to do, don’t want to do. Amidst all of this, it’s easy to get separated from what’s important – a relationship with God. Today, in the first of a 3-part series on “nothing shall separate us,” we’ll talk about “setting our mind” on God. Follow the entire service in the video here, or go at your own pace with portions of the service provided below. The Prelude sets the mood for the service.  Listen as Denise plays “Cry of My Heart” from The Faith We Sing, #2165. It is the cry of myRead More →