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Eyes To See Things Differently

We begin the season of Epiphany with a new sermon series titled “Eyes to See.” The stories that are usually associated with the season are the discovery of the Christ-child by the magi and the baptism of Jesus. The wise men followed the light of the star and saw Jesus for the first time. The…

Happy New You 2020

Happy New You!

Happy New Year! As the new year begins many folks make resolutions to transform themselves and their lives. Others are a bit more cynical about making resolutions feeling they don’t last and really don’t make much difference. In this sermon, Dr. Bond examines John 1:1-13. In the text, John proclaims Jesus was God’s message to…

Sing Love!

This weekend’s lesson begins with the words, “Now the birth of Jesus the Messiah took place in this way.” But Matthew could have easily replaced the word “birth” with “adoption” and the story would have been no less miraculous. It is amazing that Joseph treated Jesus as a son, although he was not his biological…

Sing Joy

Sing Joy!

This week, Dr. Leigh Bond turns our focus from Peace to Joy as we enter into the third week of Advent. Looking at Isaiah 35:1-10, Dr. Bond asks if there is a difference between happiness and joy and how God shows joy to the world?

We Are Beargrass

We Are Beargrass: Stewards of Grace

We are in the midst of our annual stewardship education emphasis. Each year we intentionally devote some extra time to thinking about this important spiritual discipline. We are challenged to give prayerful and careful consideration to the ways we will support the mission and ministry in the year to come with our time, talent, and…

We Are Beargrass

We Are Beargrass: Stewards of Hope

Although stewardship is a daily matter, we devote some time each year for a more focused emphasis on stewardship education. We are called to give prayerful and careful consideration to the ways we will support the mission and ministry with our time, talent, and resources. Christian stewardship is the faithful management of all that God…

All Saints’ Day

All Saints Day is a time in which we remember and honor those in our church family who have gone on to be with God in this last year. All services provide a time to light a candle in memory of a loved one. Our scripture is from the letter to the Hebrews in which…