June 5: Breath of the Spirit, Acts 2:1-11, Pentecost Sunday
The Hebrew word for "Spirit" is also the word for "breath." On Pentecost Sunday we remember that the Spirit breathes life into the disciples and gives birth to the church.
June 12: Hope Does Not Disappoint, Romans 5:1-5
Paul calls us to rejoice in our sufferings, for even in our sufferings we know that God's grace will have the final word.
June 19: Before and After, Galatians 3:23-29
Faith changes things. Before faith the people of Galatia were divided, unequal and at odds with each other. Paul believes that after faith, they are all one in Christ.
June 26: VBS Sunday
July 3: Finding a Cure, 2 Kings 5:1-14
Elijah asks Naaman to bath in the river to be healed of leprosy, but Naaman hesitates. When have you hesitated when God has given you an opportunity to change for the better? Today we will give thanks for those who serve our country.
July 10: A Plumb Line, Amos 7:7-17
Amos compares the law to a plumb line, the standard by which we should compare ourselves. As disciples, Jesus Christ is our standard for what it means to be truly faithful.
July 17: The Christ Hymn, Colossians 1:15-28
Paul's letters contain poetic masterpieces that describe the identity of Christ. In this version of the Christ Hymn, Paul describes how the fullness of God dwelled in Christ.
July 24: For the Sake of Ten, Genesis 18:20-32
God declared that he would save the wicked city for the sake of ten. In this famous passage about wickedness, we have a lot to learn about community.
July 31: Rich Toward God, Luke 12:13-21
In the famous parable Jesus reminds us that storing up treasure on earth is useless. We are called to be rich toward God.
August 7: Youth Sunday
August 14: Running on Faith, Hebrews 11:29-12:2