February 2015 archive

Week of February 27 of Lent

Dear Friends, I trust you are having a great Lent so far (the slower pace caused by the snow has been a help to me in this). Here are a few reminders about what is happening this week: Women’s Retreat takes place this weekend, beginning tonight and running through Sunday morning at Chanco on the James. …

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Sermon, February 22, 2015

The Rev’d Nile Gomez, speaker.

Wisdom and Wonder: Exploring Beauty and Faith for Artists and Amateurs

Coming up: March 7 and 14 Have you ever wondered how your Christian walk could be strengthened, deepened, and enriched by spiritual reflection through artistic mediums such as visual art, music, creative writing, or film? Anyone interested in exploring the relationship between art and faith is invited to participate in two Saturday conversations in March. …

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Men’s Study Saturday Morning

Hey Guys We meet once again on Saturday, February 21. Hank Thompson will share his life story and Michael Stultz will facilitate our discussion on chapter 7 of Peter Walker’s book The Jesus Way: The Essential Christian Starter Kit. This will be great way to make Lent even better, so plan on joining in the …

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The Faithfulness of God!

Wait for the LORD and keep his way, and he will exalt you to inherit the land; you will look on when the wicked are cut off. Psalm 37:34 I was struck this morning by the emphasis the Book of Deuteronomy gives to the faithfulness of God. Moses cries out to the people of Israel: Know …

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Ash Wednesday Update

Dear Friends ASH WEDNESDAY: We come at last to the beginning of Lent! For those who can make it safely to church this evening, we will join together in our Ash Wednesday Service beginning at 6:00 pm. (I am at church today and the main roads were decent and the secondary roads passable – at …

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Sermon, February 15, 2015

Rev. Brian Campbell, Speaker

The Blessed Life: Life Lived With God!

‘Blessed is he whose help is the God of Jacob, Whose hope is in the LORD hiGod.’ Psalm 147:5 I was triggered again today, and I trust you were as well! Over the years my soul has been trained to leap within me whenever I read about the ‘blessed’! It seems that the Spirit has taught …

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Listening for God: Learning to Read and Meditate on the Scriptures

Coming up: February 22 through March 22 Learning to listen to the voice of God speak to us in and through the Scriptures in the midst of our ordinary lives is one of the prime tasks of the disciple of Christ. If you are struggling in that task, or wish to discover and practice a …

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Sermon, February 8, 2015

Charlie Watkins, speaker, “Against the Tide: Bracing God’s Hopefulness”