Give Love

The second in this series, this week thinking about our gift giving as the Wise Men did to the baby Jesus. You might also enjoy this Call to Worship and want to follow along in Matthew 2:1-12.

 

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See Love

As we begin the Advent season, this week we’re focusing on looking for love around and within us, as the prophets of old did. You also might want to see the call to worship mini-movie that ends the previous “Loving Generously” series. You can also read along with Psalm 80:1-7, 17-19.

 

 

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Loving Generously: Loving Can Be Hard

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This is the fourth and final message of this series about Loving Generously, even when this might bring the hate of the world. You’ll want to see the call to worship mini-movie for this week which deals with this topic. (And you can also watch the fifth and final of the mini-movies here!) Additionally, you might want to read and reflect on this passage from John 15:18-19.

 

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Loving Generously: Working With The Poor

For this morning’s message, the third week in this series, Colleen Carpenter Gonia was our special guest preacher on the topic of blessing and working with those who are poor! You might want to watch the mini-movie that was part of the series in addition to reading this short, but powerful verse from Proverbs 19:17.

 

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Loving Generously: Who Owns What? (Or What Own Who?)

The second in this worship series, this week learning from a conversation with Jesus about others and money. You might want to watch this mini-movie we watched earlier in the service and also follow along in Matthew 19:16-22.

 

Loving Generously: Who Are You Inviting to the Banquet?

The first in this new worship series as we wrestle with how to be more inviting to those who might be “outsiders.” You might also want to watch this Call to Worship mini-movie and follow along in Luke 14:1-14.

 

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Reformation Celebration: Keep on Reforming!

A message to celebrate the 500 year anniversary of the birth of the Lutheran branch of Christianity about how we need to keep reforming! You also might want to watch this scene from Martin Luther that I make reference to and follow along in 1 Corinthians 5:16-21.

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Heads Up to Work for God

The sixth and final message in this series as we think about how we can be used by God to make the world a better place. You also might enjoy the call to worship trailer from “Pay it Forward” that started the series in addition to reading this passage from 1 Peter 4:7-11. And you’ll hear that this message ended with an “Open Mic” time. For you, reflecting on how you’ve been more “Heads Up!” would be a great way to end the series!

 

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Heads Up to Faith Practices!

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The fifth in this worship series, this week exploring how we can be “Heads Up” through some basic faith practices like prayer, worship and scripture.

 

 

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Heads Up to God’s Presence

The fourth in this worship series, this week talking about looking for God all around us and within us! You might also want to follow along in Luke 21:25-36.

 

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