Messages (Page 5)

Messages (Page 5)

Home for Christmas: Focusing

Sunday December 13, 2020 Contemporary Worship Pastor Cyndi Bloise NEXT STEPS READ Isaiah 61:1-4, 8-11 & John 1:6-8, 19-28 PRAY to see beyond the despair of this time; to be filled with HOPE. SHARE signs of hope with someone who needs it. CONNECT with family/friends by disconnecting with electronics SERVE someone in need of hope in a way that focuses on Jesus

Home for Christmas: Focusing

Sunday December 13, 2020 Traditional Worship Pastor Greg Cox NEXT STEPS Read John 1:1-28 Share something positive you can focus on with others Serve someone anonymously this week Pray for simplicity Connect as a family – turn the tv off and focus on each other.

Home for Christmas: Preparing

Sunday December 6, 2020 Contemporary Worship Pastor Greg Cox NEXT STEPS Read Isaiah 40 Share what preparations are important to you as a family, spiritual and seasonally serve someone in your community. Possibly find a teacher or front line worker to bless this week. Pray for your family to accept Christ this Christmas Connect with a family member or friend who is out of state and talk about your preparations for Christmas

Home for Christmas: Preparing

Sunday December 6, 2020 Traditional Worship Pastor Dennis Henley NEXT STEPS Consider how my Advent/Christmas preparations include spiritual growth, anticipation of Christ’s return and remembrance of his birth among us? What seasonal observances are most meaningful for me? Why are they such? Think of a way I can lift up someone around me this Advent season

Home for Christmas: Yearning

Sunday November 29, 2020 Contemporary Worship Pastor Cyndi Bloise NEXT STEPS READ: Isaiah 64:1-9 PRAY: Ask God to reveal a person who has a longing for connection CONNECT: Make a phone call to that person SERVE: What could you send this person (either virtual or via mail) that could create a sense of the unexpected this year?

Home for Christmas: Yearning

Sunday November 29, 2020 Traditional Worship Pastor Greg Cox NEXT STEPS Read Isaiah 64 Share my yearnings and longings for Christmas as a family Serve together as a family. Call a food bank and ask for their need. Try to meet one need. Pray for healing and restoration this week Connect as a family and bake a batch of cookies and deliver to a neighbor

Thankfully Remember

Sunday, Nov 15, 2020 Contemporary Worship and Sunday, Nov. 22, 2020 Traditional Worship Pastor Dennis Henley “remember the Lord your God, for it is He who gives you the ability to produce wealth…” Deut. 8:18 NEXT STEPS List whatever it is, both material and spiritual, for which you are most thankful to God How are you “partnered” with God to meet your life’s needs? What parallels do you see between the history of Israel and our own nation?

Goat Busters

Sunday November 15, 2020 Traditional Worship and Sunday November 22 Contemporary Worship Pastor Cyndi Bloise NEXT STEPS Contemplate where I have been particularly goat-ish lately. Ask God to reveal this to me, no matter how painful. Where is the shepherd calling me? Where is Jesus longing for me to notice his presence in the face of someone I would usually ignore? Give an entire day when I look for ways to see Jesus and serve him. Plan to follow through…