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Easter Sunday: Hope is Raised – Sanctuary

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Hear the good news – Jesus Christ has risen from the dead!  Hallelujah!  The hope of Easter is not limited to God’s ability to DO the amazing, it also includes God’s hope that we will respond to the amazing.  God is challenging us to take a risk in our every day lives and live for […]

Good Friday Tenebrae Service – Sanctuary

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The service of Tenebrae (the name means ‘darkness’ or ‘shadows’) is a Holy Week devotion which traces its roots back to the seventh century. It is characterized by the gradual darkening of the Sanctuary as candles are extinguished throughout the service. Every word spoken in the service is found in the Scriptures. The service is […]

The Faces of Jesus: Faithful Jesus – Sanctuary

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04-09-2017-sanct-palm-sunday

As Jesus lived through the last week before his crucifixion, he went to the Temple every single day.  He went where his people to were that week, to bring God’s love to all of them, and today, to all of US.  He was facing making the ultimate sacrifice for them, and for us – he […]

The Faces of Jesus: Fasting Jesus – Sanctuary

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04-02-2017-sanct-fasting-jesus

Due to a brief power outage during the 9:00am service, we were unable to capture video of today’s  service, however we hope you will listen to the available audio recording of today’s bible verses and sermon.  Please note that the Old Testament Scripture lesson is missing the last couple of verses.  We hope the video recording […]

The Faces of Jesus: Healer Jesus – Sanctuary

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03-26-2017-sanct-healer-jesus

Due to (hopefully temporary) technical issues, the full video of today’s service is not available.  Please check back – if we are able to do so, the video will be posted at a later date.  Until then, please listen to the audio recording of today’s Message. As we continue with our series ‘The Faces of […]

The Faces of Jesus: Compassionate – Sanctuary

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03-19-2017-sanct-compassionate-jesus

On the third Sunday in Lent, we looked at Compassionate Jesus – one of the many faces of Jesus.  Rev. Cochran looked at compassion through the eyes of the story of the Samaritan Woman at the Well.  As we see in this story, life has a way of becoming painful and messy, sometimes through no fault […]

The Faces of Jesus: Loving Jesus – Sanctuary

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In our second message in the Lenten series, ‘The Faces of Jesus,’ we look at the Loving Jesus.  Rev. Campbell discussed how God loves us patiently in our healing when we are in pain.  God’s love is strong in the face of our weakness.  God’s love carries us even when we cannot move forward ourselves. […]

The Faces of Jesus: Tempted – Sanctuary

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03-05-2017-sanct-tempted-jesus

Today, we look at the first topic in the series of ‘The Faces of Jesus’ – Tempted.  Today’s topic is based on the story of the 3 temptations of Jesus following his baptism and the 40 days spent fasting in the wilderness in preparation for the start of his earthly ministry. We are all tempted […]

On the Mountain Top – Sanctuary

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02-26-2017-sanct-mountaintop

As we recognized Transfiguration Sunday, Rev. Schaefer took us on a trip to the mountain top.  As a people, we tend to seek out  truth and  life, love and joy, from something other than where we can really find it.  And these sources may not really be useful to us.  So where should we look […]