How to Prepare for the Messiah — Worship Service, December 4, 2022
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How to Prepare for the Messiah — Worship Service, December 4, 2022

Christians often speak of returning to the real meaning of Christmas; but what does that mean? Does putting Christ back into Christmas mean singing more carols, going to church regularly in December, and refusing to write Xmas instead of Christmas? Or is there something more? In this week’s message Pastor Barnes will ask us to...

The Winter of Our Hope — Worship Service, November 27, 2022
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The Winter of Our Hope — Worship Service, November 27, 2022

Hope. Hope is something that we all need; but are not always sure how to find. Politicians promise hope, but often cannot deliver it. The church says that there is hope to be found through believing in God; but is that really true? This week’s service and message focus on the hope that is promised...

O Give Thanks to the Lord — Worship Service, November 20, 2022
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O Give Thanks to the Lord — Worship Service, November 20, 2022

The holidays will soon be here, and if ever we needed to reset, recharge, and refocus our lives, we need to do so now. This week Pastor Barnes will be preparing us to celebrate Thanksgiving by reminding us of: “what life isn’t about,” “what life is about,” and “what it means to truly develop a...

Soldiers, and Soldiers of Christ — Worship Service, November 13, 2022
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Soldiers, and Soldiers of Christ — Worship Service, November 13, 2022

Today is the Sunday after Veteran’s Day, and in our divided nation, a lot of churches don’t know how to speak about our country, and the men and women who serve and protect it. In this week’s message, Pastor Barnes will be sharing how being a soldier can be an honorable profession and how following...

In the Light of the Cup and Bread  — Worship Service, November 6, 2022
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In the Light of the Cup and Bread — Worship Service, November 6, 2022

Regardless of our faith, or lack thereof, this life can be filled with pain and loss. So, what difference does being a Christian make? Contrary to what some might think or wish, believing in Jesus is not a way of escaping the world, but following Jesus enables us to face the world. So, if you...

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Vision for the Mission — Worship Service, October 30, 2022

Many churches today are struggling to regain their footing and remember their mission. This week, Pastor Barnes’ message is in on “vision”, and what it means for a group of Christians (a church) to have a vision and to live it out. An order of service with sermon notes and announcements may be found here....

Heaven and Earth — Worship Service, October 9, 2022
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Heaven and Earth — Worship Service, October 9, 2022

One of the simplest paths to confusion is to allow ourselves to become convinced that a both/and proposition is really an either/or choice. Millions of Christians fall into this trap all the time. They decide to act as if their faith is only a matter of “going to Heaven” or only a matter of “helping...

Everyone Means Everyone — Worship Service, October 2, 2022
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Everyone Means Everyone — Worship Service, October 2, 2022

We can all do better. All around the world people struggle to live together in harmony. We are divided by borders, by race, by politics, and by culture. We all know it, and we all wish there was a better way. The church is said to offer such a path, but do we? Join us...