Worship Services Schedule

Worship Services Schedule

The Board of Elders is looking at returning to two Sunday worship services each week rather than the current three services.  We want to give all members the opportunity to attend Sunday School and Adult Bible Class and returning to two services provides that...
God’s Promises in the Midst of Chaos

God’s Promises in the Midst of Chaos

Well, it has happened again.  Water has been in the news. Lack of water has led to drought conditions throughout much of the State of Kansas and much of the country. Yet other places are experiencing floods. Seasonable rains bring feasting; lack of rain brings famine,...
Going On and On About God

Going On and On About God

In the name of the Father and of the ✠ Son and of the Holy Spirit.  Amen. Today’s Old Testament and Gospel readings show forth remarkable parallels, two cases of what a friend of mine called “The Politician and the Prophet.”  In the Old Testament Lesson, the prophet...
Even Jesus Could Not?!

Even Jesus Could Not?!

In the name of the Father and of the ✠ Son and of the Holy Spirit.  Amen. Rodrigo Duterte is the 73-year-old president of the Philippines.  In a speech late last month, he lamented that, in Christian theology, Adam and Eve’s sin “resulted in all the faithful falling...
Give! Give! Give!

Give! Give! Give!

The sermon text for the 6th Sunday after Pentecost is from 2 Corinthians 8:1–5 Encouragement to Give Generously [1] We want you to know, brothers, about the grace of God that has been given among the churches of Macedonia, [2] for in a severe test of affliction, their...
Lessons in Divine Botany

Lessons in Divine Botany

In the name of the Father and of the ✠ Son and of the Holy Spirit.  Amen. In our Old Testament and Gospel readings today, we hear a great deal (so it seems) about botany and horticulture: a cedar tree, and a young, tender sprig taken from its crown and planted, in...