I Wonder…

Since Julie is on vacation this week and we won’t be blessed with one of her “Thoughtful Thursday” posts, I was wondering on this Wednesday… How is your fruit? I am preaching a series of sermons on “Fruit of the Spirit”. Every Christian — Every. Christian. — should display the...

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Fruit of the Spirit Sermon Series

Starting this Sunday, June 27th, Pastor Glen will give a nine-part series on the “Fruit of the Spirit” (Galatians 5:22-26). Our preschool children know all of the fruit of the Spirit by heart, because they sing the song! But for those who need a refresher, the Fruit of the Spirit...

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Thoughtful Thursday – Choose Life

Over time, the words “Choose Life” have been used in different ways, both by Christians as by the secular world. In high school I even had a t-shirt that said “CHOOSE LIFE” in big block letters because a popular band featured the shirt in thier music videos on MTV. Honestly,...

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Two-Part Sermon on The Armor of God

Pastor Glen will present a two-part sermon on The Armor of God, starting this Sunday, May 30th. The sermons will be based in Ephesians 6:10-20. This imagery of armor in the spiritual life may seem strange to some, but it is a very powerful image to help us understand that...

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New Sermon Series Starts This Sunday

The Bible talks a lot about kingdoms. Kingdoms of humans and the Kingdom of God. We are citizens of both the kingdom of humans and God’s Kingdom, but how do we tell the difference? And why should we be concerned? Pastor Glen is back from vacation and begins a new,...

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Thoughtful Thursday: Why is Maundy Thursday Significant?

Because Good Friday is such an important day in Holy Week, we often forget how significant the day before Christ’s crucifixion was. ~It’s on this day that Judas betrayed Jesus. ~It’s on this day that Jesus washed the feet of his disciples as an example for them to be servants...

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Welcome Gerry and Cheryl McDaniel!

This past Sunday, March 7th, we were blessed to receive into Professing Membership Gerry and Cheryl McDaniel. The McDaniel’s come to us by transfer from Hope UMC in Torrance. They live in Stanton. Gerry and Cheryl have been active in the Cal-Pac Renewal group (now the Wesleyan Covenant Association) in...

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Sticks and Stones

The events of yesterday, Wednesday, January 6th, will haunt us here in the United States for many, many years. The assault on our capital in Washington, D.C. was horrible to watch and struck at our hearts. We knew it was possible, but we really didn’t expect it to happen. This...

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Are You Ready to Take the Next Step?

The early Methodists gathered together in three different “meetings”. The Society Meeting was the general meeting of all members, much like our Sunday morning worship service. The Class Meeting was a smaller group of up to 12 people who gathered to hold one another accountable for growth and faithfulness, answering...

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New Sermon Series: Because of Who You Are

Pastor Glen will begin a new sermon series this Sunday, January 10th, titled “Because of Who You Are.” The series will focus on six of the names attributed to God in the Old Testament which describe Who He is: Jehovah-Jireh, The Lord our Provider (Genesis 22:12-14) 2. Jehovah-Nissi, The Lord...

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