Worship with us on Sunday at 10am!
Masks are optional as Jackson County continues to be at a low/green COVID-19 Community Level. We will have N-95 masks available for those who might need them.
Discussion questions for 8/14/2022 worship
- Do you have any experience sowing seeds? Is it easy to get something to grow, or hard?
- Which kind of soil do you relate to in this parable?
- How can you share God’s message and love in a way that resembles the sower?
Daily Scripture Readings
As we finish our summer listening to Jesus’ stories, it’s a good week to revisit some of the best-known among them. As you read these, ask yourself: Why are these stories so popular? Which characters do you relate you? What do they tell you about the nature of God? How do they challenge you?
Monday: The Good Samaritan: Luke 10:25-37
Tuesday: The Sower: Matthew 13:3-9
Wednesday: The Prodigal Son: Luke 15:11-32
Thursday: The Workers in the Vineyard: Matthew 20:1-16
Friday: The Talents: Matthew 25:14-30
Saturday: The Sheep and the Goats: Matthew 25:31-46
- Small-but-Grand August 7, 2022Luke 18:9-14 In Luke 18 Jesus tells a story that takes place – right here! In church! (Well, in the temple, which is different in some significant ways… but similar enough we can act it out in our sanctuary.) So during worship, when I preached this sermon, I asked for two volunteers. One who would... […]
- The Parable of the Prodigal Son… *and* the Older Brother August 1, 2022Luke 15:11-32 This summer we’re listening to the stories that Jesus told. It’s been fun to preach, because they’re good stories – relatable stories. Stories about borrowing from a neighbor, helping a stranger, throwing a party, saving for the future. In Luke 15 we get one of the most famous stories of all: the... […]
- If Jesus Were a Wedding Planner July 17, 2022Luke 14:7-14 I love to sit at a table like this. A place saved, just for me. Most often, I sit at a place like this at a wedding. After the ceremony is over we make our way to the reception; we scan the tables for a place card with our name on it. It... […]