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A Transformative Covenant

Sunday, January 20, 2019.  Rev. Scott Ramsey, preaching. Scripture Readings:  Isaiah 62:1-5; John 2:1-11 To access the Bulletin, click on DOWNLOAD PDF above.  The Bulletin will open in a new tab. SERMON TEXT Living our lives inside the covenant relationship with God will transform us. We will be changed by the covenantal relationship, just as surely as […]

Home By Another Way

Sunday, January 6, 2019.  Rev. Scott Ramsey, preaching. Scripture Readings:  Isaiah 60:1-6; Matthew 2:1-12 To access the Bulletin, click on DOWNLOAD PDF above SERMON TEXT “Arise, shine; for your light has come.”  With these words, the prophet Isaiah addressed the Jewish exiles who had returned home – wondrously – from their captivity in Babylon, only to […]

Endless Peace

Christmas Eve Service of Worship, Monday, December 24, 2018.  Rev. Scott Ramsey, preaching. Scripture Readings:  Isaiah 9:2-7; Luke 2:1-20 This video is a recording of the complete 7:00 pm worship service on Christmas Eve. The sermon starts at 18:00 Permission to broadcast the music in this service obtained from One License with license #A-708462. To access […]

The Little Ones Are Strong

Sunday, December 23, 2018.  Rev. Scott Ramsey, preaching. Scripture Readings:  Micah 5:2-5a; Luke 1:39-55 To access the Bulletin, click on DOWNLOAD PDF above SERMON TEXT From the beginning of the Bible to the end, one regular and consistent theme is that God is found in a peculiar way among the little ones of the earth, among the […]

Promise and Judgment, All Rolled Up Together

Sunday, December 16, 2018.  Rev. Scott Ramsey, preaching. Scripture Readings:  Zephaniah 3:14-20; Luke 3:7-18 To access the Bulletin, click on DOWNLOAD PDF above SERMON TEXT During this Advent season, we may pause to observe two perceptions that people sometimes have of the church, neither of which is very good. One is being judgmental and the other […]

Messenger in the Wilderness

Sunday, December 9, 2018.  Rev. Scott Ramsey, preaching. Scripture Readings:  Malachi 3:1-4; Luke 3:1-6 To access the Bulletin, click DOWNLOAD PDF above SERMON TEXT Every year on the 2nd and 3rd Sundays of Advent, the church has an up-close and personal encounter with John the Baptist.  John the Baptist is a prophet of repentance who speaks […]

The Days are Surely Coming

Sunday, December 2, 2018.  Rev. Scott Ramsey, preaching. Scripture Readings:  Jeremiah 33:14-16; Luke 21:25-36 To access the Bulletin, click on DOWNLOAD PDF above SERMON TEXT Advent is a four-week season of preparation and anticipation. It is a time to get ready for the coming of Jesus, which means first that we each must become consciously aware […]

A Kingdom of Truth

Sunday, November 25, 2018.  Rev. Annamarie Groenenboom, preaching. Scripture Readings:  Psalm 132:1-12; John 18:33-38a To access the Bulletin, click on DOWNLOAD PDF above SERMON TEXT Today is a very special day in the church year. It’s Christ the King Sunday! I can see from all of your faces that you are just as excited as I am […]

The Revolution of Love

Sunday, November 18, 2018.  Rev. Scott Ramsey, preaching. Scripture Readings:  1 Samuel 2:1-10; Mark 13:1-8 To access the Bulletin, click on DOWNLOAD PDF above VIDEO COMING SOON! SERMON TEXT For better or worse, Presbyterians are not known much these days for being revolutionaries. When you’re known in some circles as the ‘frozen chosen,’ it may be […]

Not Building in Vain

Sunday, November 11, 2018.   Rev. Scott Ramsey, preaching. Scripture Readings:  Psalm 127; Mark 12:38-44 To access the Bulletin, click on DOWNLOAD PDF above SERMON TEXT We do not want to build in vain. We do not want to labor in vain. When we set out to do something, we want it to have a positive, […]