May 13, 2019

John 21:15-19

15When they had finished breakfast, Jesus said to Simon Peter, “Simon son of John, do you love me more than these?” He said to him, “Yes, Lord; you know that I love you.” Jesus said to him, “Feed my lambs.” 16A second time he said to him, “Simon son of Joh...

April 28, 2019

For the six Sundays after Easter, called “Eastertide,” we’re going to be exploring Jesus’ resurrection. We’re going to look at the stories and sightings of the resurrected Christ in the New Testament, mainly in the Gospels of Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John. 

However, his...

April 21, 2019

John 20:1-18. Easter 

Early on the first day of the week, while it was still dark, Mary Magdalene came to the tomb and saw that the stone had been removed from the tomb. So she ran and went to Simon Peter and the other disciple, the one whom Jesus loved, and said to the...

April 7, 2019

Before I read our scripture for today, I want to give a little background on its author. In our time together at Ormewood, we’ve read a lot from the Gospels, the first four books in the New Testament that tell the story of Jesus’ life. And for simplicity’s sake, we jus...

March 31, 2019

Listen now for a Word from God: 

Now all the tax collectors and sinners were coming near to listen to him. And the Pharisees and the scribes were grumbling and saying, “This fellow welcomes sinners and eats with them.” So he told them this parable: “Which one of you, ha...

March 17, 2019

Luke 9:28-36, (37-43a)

Now about eight days after these sayings Jesus took with him Peter and John and James, and went up on the mountain to pray. And while he was praying, the appearance of his face changed, and his clothes became dazzling white. 

Suddenly they saw two...

March 10, 2019

Luke 4: 1-13

Jesus, full of the Holy Spirit, returned from the Jordan and was led by the Spirit in the wilderness, where for forty days he was tempted by the devil. He ate nothing at all during those days, and when they were over, he was famished. 

The devil said to him,...

March 3, 2019

John 1:1-18

In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God. He was in the beginning with God. All things came into being through him, and without him not one thing came into being. What has come into being in him was life, and the life wa...

February 17, 2019

Today is the last day of our mission statement series. We’ve spent the last month or so walking our way through it: welcoming everyone to explore the living God in our neighborhoods. We want to be a people who open our arms extravagantly not just as a manner of obligat...

February 10, 2019

We’re entering week three of our series on the mission statement: Welcoming everyone to explore the living God in our neighborhoods. Chris started us at the center of our mission: the living God. Then last week we talked about extravagant and relational welcome and hos...

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