The Faces of Jesus: Healing Jesus – Upper Room

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The Bible verses used today were told via video, excerpted from “The Book of John – Gospel of John,” a Bible Movie from the Visual Bible.  On this 4th Sunday of Lent, we looked at another of the many faces of Jesus – Healing Jesus.  Rev. Anne looked at this aspect of Jesus through the story […]

The Faces of Jesus: Healer Jesus – Sanctuary

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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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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 – Upper Room

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In our second message in the Lenten series, ‘The Faces of Jesus,’ we look at the Loving Jesus.  Rev. Linda discussed how, in the only time during his ministry, Jesus actually invited HIMSELF into a home.  It was into the home of the small but powerful chief publican of Jericho, Zaccheaus.  Jesus showed us that […]

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 – Upper Room

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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.  What are the desert […]

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 […]

Transform – Upper Room

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When Peter, James, and John go up on the mountain with Jesus, they are witness to the transfiguration of Jesus and the appearance of Moses and Elijah.  They are caught up in the miracle happening around them, and Peter, who can’t seem to keep himself out of trouble, blurts out an offer to make tents […]

On the Mountain Top – Sanctuary

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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 […]