Upcoming Sermon Series: "Why do we do that?"

Have you ever sat in a worship service and wondered, “Why do we do that?” Or, looked around the church sanctuary puzzled by the meaning of a symbol or ritual?  In this series we are exploring the meaning behind Christian symbolism, colors, and liturgical actions.

 

June 26, 2016: Sixth Sunday after Pentecost

Theme: The meaning of Colors and the Liturgical Calendar

Scripture: Isaiah 40:1-5; Matthew 1:18-25; Isaiah 60:1-3; John 13:21-30;  Matthew 28:5-10; Acts 2:43-47

Sermon: “Telling the Story of Jesus”

 

July 3, 2016 – Seventh Sunday after Pentecost

Theme: The Communion Service explained

Scripture: 1 Corinthians 11:23-26

Sermon: “Do This in Remembrance”

 

July 10. 2016 – One Worship Service at 10:30 a.m.

Our youth will lead us in worship as they explore the story of Jonah from a contemporary perspective.  Following worship we reconvene at Wheaton Regional Park for an all-church picnic.

 

July 17, 2016 – Ninth Sunday after Pentecost

Theme: Bunnies, Eggs, Trees and Lights vs. Manger, Cross and Empty Tomb

Scripture: Isaiah 43:18-21; Ephesians 1:15-23

Sermon: “The Secular and the Sacred”

 

July 24, 2016 – Tenth Sunday after Pentecost

Theme: Why do we have flags in the sanctuary

Scripture: Exodus 20:1-6; Romans 13:1-10

Sermon: “I Pledge Allegiance…”

 

July 31, 2016 – Eleventh Sunday after Pentecost

Theme: Why robes and stoles

Scripture: Leviticus 8:1-9; Matthew 11:28-30

Sermon: “Signs of Servanthood”