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Lita, the Demoniac, and Jesus 

Welcome and Announcements Prelude Music – Jean Herrera Lighting of the Peace Candle – Micheal All: We pray for peace, In our hearts, In our homes, In our nations, And in our worlds. Scripture: Matthew 8 Call to Worship Hollyl/One: We come from many different places to gather today. Melanie/All: For wide is God’s welcome, and you are welcome here. Holly/One: If…

Relax. It’s Just the Apocalypse.

If you are like me, the word “apocalypse” creates all kinds of anxiety for you. Certain Christian authors and theologians have done a good job at doing a bad thing – they have framed “apocalypse” as end of the world destruction where the good guys get raptured up to heaven and everyone else dies a miserable death and spends a miserable eternity…

Humility, Justification and the Principles of Prayer

Adam: God be with you. All: And also with you. Welcome and Announcements Prelude – Be Thou My Vision – Jean Lighting of the Peace Candle – Holly Holly: I invite you to join me in the lighting of the peace candle as it is found in your bulletin… All: We pray for peace, In our hearts, In our homes, In our…

What’s the Point of Prayer?

God be with you. All: And also with you. Welcome Prelude Music – Jean Herrera Lighting of the Peace Candle – April and Deana All: We pray for peace, In our hearts, In our homes, In our nations, And in our worlds. Scripture: Luke 17:5-10 Call to Worship April: Please join us in the call to worship… One: God desires a more…

Let’s Get Metaphysical

In today’s sermon, Jeff Pratt explores the cosmos that God so loves. Humans have had many different theories about the universe, from an earth centered universe to the Big Bang Theory, which Jeff calls the “Big Fizz.” Imagine the universe beginning more like the fizz of opening a soda can than like the bang of…

How to Increase Your Faith

Sometimes faith feels like a burden. Christianity has often positioned “faith” as believing in certain doctrines about God or Christianity that are just difficult to accept. Like the White Queen in Alice in Wonderland, faith is often seen as believing six impossible things before even eating breakfast. Like Alice, I often respond, “I can’t believe the impossible.” But just before the apostles…

How To Bridge the Chasm Between Heaven and Hell

Welcome and Announcements Prelude Music – Jean Herrera Lighting of the Peace Candle – Melanie and Jessica All: We pray for peace, In our hearts, In our homes, In our nations, And in our worlds. Scripture: Amos 6:1a, 4-7, Luke 16:19-31 Call to Worship – Luke and Raleen Raleen: All are welcome in this place. Luke/All: We are a community that welcomes…