Brent Ness

Worship for August 8, 2021

Finding Faith: This Far By Faith August 8, 2021 at 10 a.m. | BulletinA recording will be available on our YouTube channel after the service. “Now faith is the assurance of things hoped for, the conviction of things not seen.” Hebrews 11:1 After the past year and a half, it’s challenging to know who, or what, to have…

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Worship for August 1, 2021

Finding Faith August 1, 2021 at 10 a.m. | BulletinA recording will be available on our YouTube channel after the service. Join us this morning at 10am, either virtually on YouTube, or in real life!   Our August theme is ‘Finding Faith’. The past months and years have left many of us shaken, confused, frustrated, and questioning. That’s a pretty…

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Worship for July 25, 2021

What’s Stopping Freedom? July 25, 2021 at 10 a.m. | BulletinA recording will be available on our YouTube channel after the service. Rev. K Karpen preaching “David then danced before the Lord with all his might, girded only with a linen ephod.” 2 Samuel 6:14 As we explore the theme Towards Freedom this month, we have focused so…

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Worship for July 18, 2021

Free Us From Ourselves July 18, 2021 at 10 a.m. | BulletinA recording will be available on our YouTube channel after the service. Rev. K Karpen preaching The Spirit of God is upon me, for God has anointed me… to proclaim release to the captives… and to let the oppressed go free. Luke 4:18 As my seminary professor…

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Worship for July 11, 2021

As You Are July 11, 2021 at 10 a.m. | BulletinA recording will be available on our YouTube channel after the service. Rev. K Karpen preaching Then David said to Saul, “I cannot walk with this heavy armor, helmet and sword, for I am not used to them.” So David removed them, and stood there just as he…

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Worship for July 4, 2021

Towards Freedom Sixth Sunday After Pentecost | July 4, 2021 Live Worship on Zoom at 10am This Sunday, we’ll be live and on Zoom for worship!  We’ll come together from our homes or from wherever you have traveled to join our hearts and minds in real time, starting at 10am!  We’ll begin a month-long reflection…

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Worship for June 27, 2021

Pride in Process! Pride Sunday | Bulletin   With great joy, I invite you to join us for worship this Pride Sunday!  For the first time, the entire service will be led by queer and beloved members of our church community.  We celebrate the lives, families, and ministries of our LGBTQIA+ siblings and we renew…

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Worship for June 20, 2021

Be Opened Fourth Sunday After Pentecost | Bulletin   “The Syrophoenician woman answered Jesus, ‘Sir, even the dogs under the table get to eat the children’s crumbs.’”  Mark 7:28 Does Jesus really call this woman and her daughter dogs?  That hits kind of low on the ‘What Would Jesus Do’ meter, even though Jesus does it.   But…

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Juneteenth

We celebrate this day, which commemorates the true emancipation of enslaved persons on June 19, 1865, when finally freedom reached those persons held in bondage in the deepest parts of the Confederacy.  This day is a reminder that justice and freedom for black people has always been delayed.  We, as people of faith and as…

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Worship for June 13, 2021

Crossing Jordan Third Sunday After Pentecost | Bulletin   “When your children ask, ‘What do those stones mean to you?’ then you shall tell them that the waters of the Jordan River were cut off…and the people crossed over.” -Joshua 4:7 How did you get through the last fifteen months? How are you getting through? The…

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