Sunday Sept. 13th-

We start a new series this Sunday- after 3 years of following the Rooted Calendar- we are on to a Fall spent on our mission and values- Who are we and where are going? Sermon Notes- Beloved Participants Who are we- where are going Deut 26 Creed The importance of Clarity… Beloved- Who we are Participate…

Sunday Sept. 6th

  This Sunday we will be delving into one of the greatest and most challenging texts in the whole Bible. It was the subject for one of the most well known art contests in art history- the baptistry doors in Florence. Here were the 2 finalists. left side- Ghiberti right side Brunelleschi Ghiberti won and went…

8/30/15 Branching Out/ Sermon Notes/ Memory Verse

  July Memory Verse Philippians 4:11-13 for I have learned to be content with whatever I have. 12 I know what it is to have little, and I know what it is to have plenty. In any and all circumstances I have learned the secret of being well-fed and of going hungry, of having plenty and…

Fearfully and Wonderfully

08-26-15-Fearfully and Wonderfully Psalm 139- My 35th birthday fell on a Sunday and  I was eager to attend worship. Knowing that I couldn’t find my way around Tokyo unattended and that my Japanese language skills were nonexistent, Hiroko graciously arranged to take me to an English language service at her church. It was pleasant to step out…

8/5/2015 – The Grace Event

Psalm 106: 1-48 Does God Change?  He seems to waiver in the stories of the Old Testament.  He almost gives up on people sometimes, but over and over the stories go that one person seems to change God’s mind and he decides to spare his creation or part of it.  This sounds like God changing….