Beware of Labeling – 2nd Sunday of Easter 4/11/21

In this Sunday’s Gospel reading, St. Thomas is forever labeled “Doubting Thomas”.  Is this a fair assessment of his discipleship?  Should we assign him the negative label based on one bad day?  How would YOU feel if you were assigned a life-long negative reputation based on one specific judgment error?  Join …

The Emotions of Easter 4/4/21

“The Emotions of Easter” How do you normally feel on Easter Sunday?  Joyful? Victorious? Elated? Surprisingly, the women who arrived at the tomb on that first Sunday were NOT experiencing these feelings when they learned of the resurrection of Christ.  Join Pastor Jack as he explores the “mixed emotions” of …

Mixed Emotions – Palm Sunday, 3/28/21

Mixed Emotions Did you ever notice the strange phenomenon of “mixed emotions”?  How one can experience happiness, and sadness, within a very short interval?  Palm Sunday is that kind of day.  We begin worship with the triumphant entry of Jesus into Jerusalem…but we conclude our time marching straight toward the agony of the  cross. Perhaps Palm …

GIFTS -Fourth Sunday in Lent – 3/14/21

Can you think of the most remarkable gift you ever received?  A diamond ring? A new car?  Today’s Gospel reading reminds us that God “gave” his only Son to the world…as a saving gift.  Join Pastor Jack as he explores some possible responses…to the greatest gift ever given to humanity!   …

Commercialism and the Church – Third Sunday in Lent 3/7/2021

This Sunday, Pastor Jack explores the two most often misused, misquoted, and misunderstood verses in the entire Bible…and each of these verses deals with monetary issues.  Join Pastor Jack as he unpacks the Gospel lesson, which describes the story of Jesus cleansing the temple.  You might be surprised at some of the conclusions! IF YOU ARE 65 OR OLDER -and in need of a covid vaccine, please call the church office at …

Are We Being Tested? – First Sunday In Lent – 2/21/21

When facing adverse circumstances, some people claim they are being “tested” by God.  Is that true according to the Biblical testimony?  Is God testing us..or are circumstances themselves testing us?  Join Pastor Jack as he unpacks this Biblical principle. LENTEN FAMILY RESOURCES Unfortunately, we can not meet for soup and bread supper …

A Transforming Love – Transfiguration Sunday, 2/14/21

A TRANSFORMING LOVE Did you ever notice that, in some circumstances, people who experience great things actually look differently?… like that pregnant woman “glowing” with new life inside her?  Or that successful business person with a new bounce in her step?  Or the person who falls in love and smiles more …