Tag Archives: love

May 3, 2020: “You are loved”

Welcome! Click on the video below for a welcome message from Pastor Michael. Call to Worship Please follow along below as Kristy L. H. leads us in this call to worship from HWB 661. Leader: We gather as pilgrims on … Continue reading

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April 19, 2020: “You show me the path of life”

Welcome! Ideally, we would gather together in worship, catching up on each other’s lives, being encouraged by each other’s smiles, weeping with each other in our tears, joining our voices in songs of faith and lament and hope and praise, … Continue reading

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April 9, 2020: Maundy Thursday

Ideally, we would gather together in worship, catching up on each other’s lives, being encouraged by each other’s smiles, weeping with each other in our tears, joining our voices in songs of faith and lament and hope and praise, lifting … Continue reading

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“Christ Around Us, Within Us”: A video message from Pastor Michael

How can we rest in the reassurance of God’s love for us in Christ? Michael points us to the prayer in Ephesians 3:14-21, inviting us to imagine God’s love all around us and within us, God’s love in the all-pervasive … Continue reading

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“God is love”: A video message from Pastor Michael

Where is God in the midst of a global pandemic? Michael points us to 1 John 4 and our confession that “God is love.” (Below you’ll find the audio of the song itself.) Here is the audio of the song … Continue reading

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Show Us Your Faithful, Loving Presence

A meditation by Michael Pahl on the Second Sunday of Lent, March 8, 2020, called “Show Us Your Faithful, Loving Presence.” It’s a reflection on the story of Abram’s call in Genesis 12:1-4 and Jesus’ encounter with Nicodemus in John … Continue reading

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You Shall Have No Other Gods before Me

A meditation by Michael Pahl on February 16, 2020, called “You Shall Have No Other Gods before Me.” It’s a reflection on 1 Corinthians 8:1-6, which is echoing Exodus 20:1-6 and Deuteronomy 6:4-9. Here is a written excerpt from the … Continue reading

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Bear One Another’s Burdens

A sermon by Michael Pahl on November 17, 2019, called “Bear One Another’s Burdens.” This is the fifth in a five-part series called “One Another.” Here is a written excerpt: It began with washing some feet. But it led to … Continue reading

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Living Out the “One Anothers”

A sermon by Michael Pahl on October 20, 2019, called “Living Out the ‘One Anothers.’” This is the first in a five-part series called “One Another.” Here is a written excerpt from the introduction: Even if we sort through all … Continue reading

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Bearing Gospel Fruit

A sermon by Michael Pahl on July 14, 2019, called “Bearing Gospel Fruit,” reflecting on Colossians 1:1-14.  It is the first in our summer series on “Colossians: The Fullness of the Gospel.” Here is a written excerpt: If we want … Continue reading

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