June 13, 2021

Everyone Can Produce Fruit

The Psalmist reminds us that worship is about service to God. Service to God can be rejoicing in worship with hymns, prayers and scripture. Service to God can also be flourishing like a palm tree, standing tall like a cedar and producing fruit into our old age.

May 29, 2021

Remembering Who God Sent

As the prophet Isaiah is summoned into the presence of our mysterious God, he find himself being prepared for the commissioning to be a prophet. He hears the questions, "Whom shall I send? Who will go for us?" How would you answer?

May 23, 2021

Moving to the Next Part of the Journey

On Pentecost, the Gift of the Holy Spirit comes with wind, fire and multiple languages. With this gift, we acknowledge not only God’s mystery but the way that the mystery of God invites us to move into the next part of the journey.

May 16, 2021

Looking Forward With Hope

As we come to an end in our journey together, we look forward with hope for what God has in store for us all as disciples of Jesus Christ.

May 9, 2021

Love One Another

God has already chosen to love us in Jesus Christ, and by that love we are called to love one another as friends in Christ.

May 2, 2021

Resilient Healing and Hope

As the pandemic continues to leave us questioning how much longer will we endure this? We welcome the parable and the story that Jesus gives us in Luke as it encourages us with a message of resilient healing and hope.

April 25, 2021

Empowered By the Spirit

The Spirit gives us the power to do incredible things - if only we have the faith to trust in its guidance and power.

April 18, 2021

Camp Sunday

We were grateful to have Molly DeWitt share the message from Pyoca Camp and Retreat Center!

April 11, 2021

Resurrection Community

The Psalmist reminds us of the importance of living together in unity, which can be like anointing oil and renewing dew. Our nation and world struggles to live together in unity. How do we resurrect community?

April 4, 2021

Hope Over Fear

It's okay to be a little afraid on Easter - just don't allow that fear to paralyze you. For at the empty tomb, God has overcome our fear with hope.

March 28, 2021

What Are You Doing, Jesus?

In John's Gospel, Jesus takes control as Holy Week begins. The disciples invite us to join them as they wait, watch and wonder what Jesus is doing. Will we want to follow Jesus step by step to the cross?

March 21, 2021

A New Chapter

God is calling us into a new chapter of ministry, and we are called to remain open to the possibilities which the Spirit will lead us to as we face a time of transition together.

March 14, 2021

For God So Loved the World

This most familiar passage reminds us once again that despite our sinful nature, God loves us unconditionally through God's only Son, Jesus Christ our Lord.

March 7, 2021

Cleaning House 030721

In this Season of Lent, we are called to take stock of our lives and consider what needs cleaning out, so that we can focus our entire selves on following our Lord faithfully and without distraction.

February 28, 2021

A Sign of God's Promise

Even amid the worst chaos in life, God will never abandon us - that is the sign of hope and promise that we are reminded of through the rainbow in the sky after the great flood.

February 21, 2021

Taking Up Our Crosses

For this first Sunday of Lent, we are challenged by Christ to deny ourselves, take up our cross and follow him. As we find ourselves Covid tired, how do we serve Christ in this way?

February 14, 2021

The One Above All

Read, watch, and listen to the service from Sunday, February 14, 2021 - Transfiguration of our Lord Sunday.

February 7, 2021

Hope in God's Healing

Miracles do not occur according to our expectations - they occur through the power and grace of God, who offers hope and healing in ways we do not always realize we need at the time, but ultimately recognize how transforming it truly is.

January 31, 2021

Breaking Down Walls

Jesus came not to abolish the law but to fulfill it, so that the walls we build might be broken down and we might experience the fullness of God's grace and healing.

January 24, 2021

Following in Faith

As followers of Jesus Christ, we trust in the one who will not lead us astray, having faith even when we cannot see clearly how we will get to our final destination.

January 17, 2021

Lord, I Believe - Help My Unbelief!

We hear the desperate father speak of his unbelief as he seeks healing for his son from Jesus. In this time of Covid-19 one in four people have suffered from anxiety and depression. How do we receive Jesus' healing?

January 10, 2021

Our Baptismal Calling

In times that are challenging and hard, we are called once again to fulfill our baptismal calling knowing we are not alone as we shine the light of Christ into the darkness of this world.

January 3, 2021

God's Light Shining Through the Darkness

We are not called to be the light - we are called to reflect the light of God through the darkness of our world, and in so doing, bring others the hope and joy we know in God's promised Son, Jesus Christ.

December 24, 2020

God Comes to Us

No matter who we are or where we are, God comes to us in Emmanuel - God-with-us - Jesus Christ, our Messiah.

December 20, 2020

Mary, Did You Know?

The angel, Gabriel, tells Mary that she is favored and blessed to give birth to Jesus. This challenging news will change her life forever. With our challenges, how do we know that we are favored and blessed by God?

December 13, 2020

Joy Through Adversity

Even in the midst of great adversity, God's joy shines through in this Advent Season - we may just have to look harder this year than in other years.

December 6, 2020

The Beginning of God's Good News

We are all called to stop, listen, and receive the beginning of God's good news this Advent Season, especially as we hear it from God's preparer: John the Baptist.

November 29, 2020

Hope in the Potter's Hands

As we seek hope in this time of challenge, may we hear the prophet's words that hope is coming as God comes down to meet us.

November 22, 2020

A Shepherd for Our Journey

The prophet Ezekiel speaks to the people in exile promising that God will be their shepherd. They will be given care and justice so that their community will be restored. In our Covid exile, how will God shepherd us?

November 15, 2020

Faithful Risks

We are living in a risk-filled time. As followers of Christ, how are we called to live faithfully and invest the talents God has given us for the furthering of God's kingdom here and now?

November 8, 2020

The Choice We Make

How do the choices we make reflect our faith in the one Triune God, whom alone we worship and serve?

November 7, 2020

Ken Duggins Funeral Homily

Here is the funeral homily and link to watch a recording of the funeral service for Ken Duggins, who died on November 1, 2020.

November 1, 2020

Blessed Are God's Saints

As we give thanks to God for the saints who have gone before us, may we always be reminded of the connection we share through them of our hope in the future reign of God's kingdom as we serve in this present world.

October 25, 2020

Love One Another As God Loves You

Whenever we love our neighbor, we are loving God; and whenever we love God, we are loving our neighbor.

October 18, 2020

Honor God with Your Gifts

God does not want a portion of ourselves in gratitude for what God has done for us; God yearns for our complete dedication and offering of our lives and our gifts back in service to God's kingdom.

October 11, 2020

Say Yes to the Wedding Robe

Jesus teaches us about the kingdom of heaven in the parable of the "Wedding Banquet". When we receive the invitation to the banquet, will we accept? Once we accept will we be prepared?

October 4, 2020

Commandments for Community

The Ten Commandments are more than words on a page or a tablet; they are our guides for how to live in a faithful relationship with God and with our sisters and brothers in Christ in community.

September 27, 2020

Are You in the Market for a New Heart and Spirit?

God tells those in exile to stop pointing fingers at others and look at ourselves. Where do we see our sins? God calls us to repent and change to commit to following God's law. What does God give us in return?

September 20, 2020

Faith in a Just God

When we start to assume we know how God should treat us or others, perhaps we need to shift our perspective so that we see this world through God's eyes, where the first shall be last, and the last shall be first.

September 13, 2020

The Power of Forgiveness

Forgiving another does not mean forgetting the wrong committed; it means letting go of the power that sin has over you, so that you might live into a new life in Christ.

September 6, 2020

Where Two or Three Are - I Am There

We are not called to hold onto anger and bitterness against our neighbor; we are called to forgive. But we are not alone in that difficult task - for Christ is with us when even two or three of us are gathered.

August 30, 2020

Hold Fast to What Is Good

Now more than ever, we are called to let love be genuine, hate what is evil, and hold fast to what is good.

August 22, 2020

Who Do You Say That I Am?

We can say what we believe all we want; what faith truly comes down to is how our actions reflect what we say.

August 16, 2020

Traveling the Road from Revenge to Reconciliation

When people hurt us, there are times we want them to pay for that hurt. We want to seek revenge. The story of Joseph teaches how God's Spirit has the power to grant us reconciliation and grace to forgive.

August 9, 2020

Faith Over Fear

We are living through anxious and fearful times at the moment; but we don't have to face them alone. Our God comes to us - walking on water in the midst of the storm - to reassure us that he will not abandon us.

August 2, 2020

Youth Sunday Services

Listen and watch the services from Youth Sunday on August 2, 2020.

July 30, 2020

Dorothy Dedrick Funeral Service

Watch a recording of Dorothy Dedrick's funeral service held on July 30, 2020, at John Knox Presbyterian Church.

July 26, 2020

Nothing Can Separate Us

In a time of such uncertainty, these words from Paul are our assurance that nothing can separate us from God's love in Christ Jesus our Lord.

July 19, 2020

Drink This Living Water

Christ offers "living water" to the Samaritan Woman and it transforms her life. Find out how by watching and reading the worship services on July 19, 2020.

July 12, 2020

Sowing God's Love

The mysterious work of God is made evident in the parable of the sower. Find out how you can watch and read the services from July 12, 2020!

November 8, 2020

The Choice We Make

November 7, 2020

Ken Duggins Funeral Homily

November 1, 2020

Blessed Are God's Saints

October 25, 2020

Love One Another As God Loves You

October 18, 2020

Honor God with Your Gifts

October 11, 2020

Say Yes to the Wedding Robe

October 4, 2020

Commandments for Community

September 27, 2020

Are You in the Market for a New Heart and Spirit?

September 20, 2020

Faith in a Just God

September 13, 2020

The Power of Forgiveness

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