Jul 19, 2020
Self Appointed Judges – Matthew 13:24-30, 38-43
Seventh Sunday after Pentecost. Jesus warns his followers against a judgmental spirit. Yet judgement or discernment is also a virtue. When we judge those outside the church we often alienate them. And we become the stumbling block that keeps them from faith in our God. Pastor Frank Reeder preaching.
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  • Jul 19, 2020Self Appointed Judges – Matthew 13:24-30, 38-43
    Jul 19, 2020
    Self Appointed Judges – Matthew 13:24-30, 38-43
    Seventh Sunday after Pentecost. Jesus warns his followers against a judgmental spirit. Yet judgement or discernment is also a virtue. When we judge those outside the church we often alienate them. And we become the stumbling block that keeps them from faith in our God. Pastor Frank Reeder preaching.
  • Jul 12, 2020The Fruitful Kingdom – Matthew 13:1-9, 18-23
    Jul 12, 2020
    The Fruitful Kingdom – Matthew 13:1-9, 18-23
    Sixth Sunday after Pentecost. God's heart is to grow a fruitful kingdom, each believer and each church submitting themselves to the Holy Spirit to work the soil of our hearts. Love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness and self-control are the essence of that fruit. What kind of soil is our heart? Pastor Frank Reeder preaching.
  • Jul 5, 2020The Sound of Rest – Matthew 11:16-19, 25-30
    Jul 5, 2020
    The Sound of Rest – Matthew 11:16-19, 25-30
    Fifth Sunday after Pentecost. How do you stay sharp so you can do Kingdom work? You can take more classes, spend more time on your knees, or volunteer more. But the real way to stay sharp is to rest more and use the time to be still as we seek God's priorities. Jesus wants to be our "yokefellow" in this venture. Pastor Frank Reeder preaching.
  • Jun 28, 2020A Cup of Cold Water – Matthew 10:40-42
    Jun 28, 2020
    A Cup of Cold Water – Matthew 10:40-42
    Fourth Sunday after Pentecost. Hospitality is one of the hallmarks of God's people. When we welcome others and care for them, we fulfill our calling as followers of Jesus. Pastor Frank Reeder preaches.
  • Jun 21, 2020Let’s Be Friends – Matthew 10:24-39
    Jun 21, 2020
    Let’s Be Friends – Matthew 10:24-39
    Third Sunday after Pentecost. Friends can disappoint, but not a friendship with Jesus.That friendship will see us though the disappointments and the rough seas of our lives. When we chose to follow Jesus, there will be rough seas. Pastor Frank Reeder speaking.
  • Jun 14, 2020Laughing at the Promises of God – Genesis 18:1-15
    Jun 14, 2020
    Laughing at the Promises of God – Genesis 18:1-15
    Second Sunday after Pentecost. God has made many promises to his people in his Word. Like Sarah, we often have a hard time believing him and chuckle to ourselves. "Yeah, right!"  Yet God gives us a chance to believe again. Nothing is too wonderful for God. Laughing at the promises of God by Pastor Frank Reeder.
  • Jun 7, 2020All the Authority You Need – Matthew 28:16-20
    Jun 7, 2020
    All the Authority You Need – Matthew 28:16-20
    Trinity Sunday. As the Church empowered by a triune God, we have been given authority to bring the life of God's community to a world broken by racism, classism, and fear. In light (or the darkness) of continuing persecution towards people of color, Pastor Frank Reeder speaks of the hope God offers through those who are called by the name of Christ.
  • May 31, 2020I Send You – John 20:19-23
    May 31, 2020
    I Send You – John 20:19-23
    Pentecost Sunday. What does the world need most? Peace ... and forgiveness. Jesus sends us into the world to be the delivery company to bring just that. It's a not an easy task. But we have a Helper. Preaching by Pastor Frank Reeder.
  • May 24, 2020As We are One – John 17:1-11
    May 24, 2020
    As We are One – John 17:1-11
    Seventh Sunday of Easter. Ascension Sunday. Jesus prays for his church. He knows we will be tempted to splinter into a thousand pieces. Listen to God's heart for us. "As we are one"  is preached by Pastor Frank Reeder.
  • May 17, 2020Self Disclosure – John 14:15-21
    May 17, 2020
    Self Disclosure – John 14:15-21
    Sixth Sunday of Easter. In what has become the age of the mask, there is a longing to take this thing off of our faces. Jesus also longs to remove his mask, but those who do not love him have trouble seeing what is underneath. What does Jesus mean when he is talking about loving him? Pastor Frank Reeder preaching.