From the Pastor

From the Pastor

Living with Hope Sermon Series

Hello Everyone,   Join in worship as we begin a sermon series, Living with Hope. How do we live with hope in a time like this, and after a week like the one we had?The Hebrew word for hope, Tikyah, means expectation, and it also means a cord or rope. Tikvah is a rope we hang onto when the world seems out of control or when we don’t know how to make it through a difficult season in life. In worship we remember to hang on…

Christ is Risen, Indeed!

The very first Easter didn’t happen at a church. It happened outside an empty tomb, while all the disciples were sequestered at home, grief-stricken and wondering what was going on.   In the Gospel of John we read, “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.” We read those words, and expect Resurrection. Mary was not expecting Resurrection. Instead, she jumped…