Posts by Steve Foster

May 19, 2024 - Pentecost Sunday

Reverend Dr. Rich Jones - "Advocate" Scripture Reading: “Acts Lesson: Acts 2:1-21 The Coming of the Holy Spirit 1When the day of Pentecost had come,...

May 12, 2024 - Seventh Sunday of Easter

Reverend Dr. Rich Jones - "Choose" Scripture Reading: “Old Testament: Psalm 1:1-6 The Two Ways 1Happy are those who do not follow the advice of...

May 5, 2024 - Sixth Sunday of Easter

Reverend Dr. Rich Jones - "Friends" Scripture Reading: “Epistle Lesson:1 John 5:1-6 Faith Conquers the World 1Everyone who believes that Jesus is the Christ has...

April 28, 2024 - Fifth Sunday of Easter

Reverend Dr. Rich Jones - "Gardening" Scripture Reading: “Old Testament: Psalm 22:25-31 25From you comes my praise in the great congregation; my vows I will...

April 21, 2024 - Fourth Sunday of Easter

Reverend Dr. Rich Jones - "Good" Scripture Reading: “Old Testament: Psalm 23 1The Lord is my shepherd, I shall not want. 2He makes me lie...

April 14, 2024 - Kirking of the Tartans

Reverend Dr. Rich Jones - "One" Scripture Reading: “Old Testament: Psalm 4:1-8 1Answer me when I call, O God of my right! You gave me...

April 7, 2024 - Second Sunday of Easter

Reverend Dr. Rich Jones - "Breathe" Scripture Reading: “Old Testament: Psalm 133 1How very good and pleasant it is when kindred live together in unity!...

March 31, 2024 - Easter Sunday

Reverend Dr. Rich Jones - "Inside-Out" Scripture Reading: “Old Testament: Psalm 118:1-2 1O give thanks to the Lord, for he is good; his steadfast love...

March 28, 2024 - Maundy Thursday

Reverend Dr. Rich Jones Scripture Reading: “Gospel Lesson: John 13:31-35”              The New Commandment 31When he had gone out, Jesus said, “Now the Son of Man...

March 24, 2024 - Palm Sunday

Reverend Dr. Rich Jones - "Expectations" Scripture Reading -

March 17, 2024 - Fifth Sunday in Lent

Reverend Dr. Rich Jones - "Endgame" Scripture Reading: “Old Testament: Jeremiah 31:31-34 A New Covenant 31The days are surely coming, says the Lord, when I...

March 10, 2024 - Fourth Sunday in Lent

Reverend Dr. Rich Jones - "Lifted" Scripture Reading: “Old Testament: Psalm 107:1-3, 17-22 Thanksgiving for Deliverance from Many Troubles 107 O give thanks to the...

March 3, 2024 - Third Sunday in Lent

Reverend Dr. Rich Jones - "Consumed" Scripture Reading: “Old Testament: Psalm 19      God’s Glory in Creation and the Law 19 The heavens are telling the...

February 25, 2024 - Second Sunday in Lent

Reverend Dr. Rich Jones - "Deny" Scripture Reading: “Old Testament Lesson: Psalm 22:23-31 23You who fear the Lord, praise him!  All you offspring of Jacob,...

February 18, 2024 - First Sunday in Lent

Reverend Dr. Rich Jones - "Deconstructed" Scripture Reading: “Old Testament Lesson: Psalm 25:1-10 1To you, O Lord, I lift up my soul. 2O my God,...

February 4, 2024 - Fifth Sunday in Ordinary Time

Reverend Dr. Rich Jones - "Salty" Scripture Reading: “Old Testament Lesson: Psalm 112:1-9” 1Praise the Lord! Happy are those who fear the Lord, who greatly...

January 28, 2024 - Fourth Sunday in Ordinary Time

Rev. Dr. Rich Jones - "Revelation" DUE TO TECHNICAL ISSUES, STREAMING QUALITY THIS MORNING IS LESS THAN IDEAL. WE APOLOGIZE FOR ANY DISRUPTION. Scripture Reading:...

January 21, 2024 - Third Sunday in Ordinary Time

Rev. Dr. Rich Jones - "Fulfilled" Scripture Reading: “Old Testament Lesson: Psalm 62:5-12” 5 For God alone my soul waits in silence, for my hope...

January 14, 2024 - Second Sunday in Ordinary Time

Rev. Dr. Rich Jones - Come and See Scripture Reading: “Old Testament Lesson: Psalm 139:1-6, 13-18” 139 O Lord, you have searched me and known...

January 7, 2024 - Epiphany Sunday

Guest Speaker Reverend Stanley Webster - Christ at the Center Scripture Reading: “Epistle Lesson: Ephesians 3:1-12” 3 This is the reason that I Paul am...

December 31, 2023 - First Sunday After Christmas

Guest Speaker Reverend David A. Choate - "A Baby in Church! What's Up with That?" Scripture Reading: “Epistle Lesson: Galatians 4:4-7” 4But when the fullness...

Christmas Eve, 2023

Candlelight Service Guest Speaker Clark Rinehart: "Weary World Rejoicing" Scripture Reading: “Old Testament Lesson: Isaiah 9:1-7” 9 But there will be no gloom for those...

December 24, 2023 - Fourth Sunday of Advent

Candle of Love Guest Speaker Clark Rinehart - "In the Moment: The Lord is With You" Lighting the Advent Wreath (Phyllis Jefferies and Ruth Mayo)...

December 17, 2023 - Third Sunday of Advent

Candle of Joy Handel's MESSIAH Lighting the Advent Wreath (Tom and Mary Klayer, Allison Weber) Scripture: Isaiah 35:1-10 35 The wilderness and the dry land...

December 10, 2023 - Second Sunday of Advent

Candle of Peace Guest Speaker is Reverend Robert League Lighting the Advent Wreath(Patti Grace, Dale Hedrick, Dwight Hedrick and Candee Witterstaetter) Scripture: Isaiah 11:1-10 11...

December 3, 2023 - First Sunday of Advent

Candle of Hope Lighting the Advent Wreath (Bode, Dayo and Erin Olakanmi) Scripture: Mark 13:24-33  24“But in those days, after that suffering, the sun will...

November 26, 2023—Christ the King Sunday

Christ Reigns!?! Our guest speaker is Reverend David A. Choate Scripture Reading: “Epistle Lesson: Ephesians 1:15-23” 15I have heard of your faith in the Lord...

November 19, 2023—Thirty Third Sunday in Ordinary Time

Views from the Pew Our guest speakers are Bruce Smith, Noelle Scheper and Mary Beth Baverman Scripture Reading: “Old Testament Lesson: Psalms 100” 1 Make...

November 12, 2023—Thirty Second Sunday in Ordinary Time

It's Your Choice Our guest speaker is Reverend Maurice G. Mitchell Scripture Reading: “Gospel Lesson: John 6:53, 60-69” 53So Jesus said to them, “Very truly,...

November 5, 2023—Thirty First Sunday in Ordinary Time

Into the River Our guest speaker is Reverend Barb Tesorero Scripture Reading: “Old Testament Lesson: Joshua 3:7-17” 7 The Lord said to Joshua, “This day...

October 29, 2023—Thirtieth Sunday in Ordinary Time

What is the Cost of Your Bible: How Much is it Worth Our guest speaker is Reverend Dawne Sarchet Scripture Reading: “Old Testament Lesson: Deuteronomy...

October 22, 2023—Twenty-Ninth Sunday in Ordinary Time

Creation II Our guest speaker is Reverend Thos Wilson Scripture Reading: “Epistle Lesson: Colossians 1:16-20” 16 for in him all things in heaven and on...

October 15, 2023—Twenty-Eighth Sunday in Ordinary Time

Creation Our guest speaker is Reverend Thos Wilson Scripture Reading: “Old Testament Lesson: Job 38: 1-7” Then the LORD answered Job out of the whirlwind:...

October 8, 2023—Twenty-Seventh Sunday in Ordinary Time

Matchmaker, matchmaker Our guest speaker is Reverend Jim Graham Scripture Reading: “Old Testament Lesson: Genesis 24:34-38, 42-67” 34So he said, “I am Abraham's servant. 35The...

October 1, 2023—Twenty-Sixth Sunday in Ordinary Time

In the Midst of It All Our guest preacher is Lisa Allgood Scripture Reading: “Old Testament Lesson: Psalm 107” Give thanks to the Lord, for...

September 24, 2023—Twenty-Fifth Sunday in Ordinary Time

God is Always Doing Something Like This Our guest preacher is Rev. Thom Shuman Reflection: "God is Always Doing Something Like This" Scripture Reading: “Old...

September 17, 2023—Twenty-Fourth Sunday in Ordinary Time

"Aletheia" Our guest preacher is Rev. Dawne Sarchet Reflection: “Aletheia” (a Greek word meaning “Truth”) Today’s reflection is based on the extraordinary stories of miraculous...

September 10, 2023—Twenty-Third Sunday in Ordinary Time

"No Shadow in Christ" Our guest preacher is Rev. Dawne Sarchet “Gospel Lesson: Matthew 5:13-16” You are the salt of the earth; but if salt...