Sermon Short for November 25th, 2018

Sermon Short for November 25th, 2018 A CLEARER PICTURE OF JESUS Revelation 1:4b-8, John 18:33-37 This is Christ the King Sunday or Reign of Christ Sunday. What a loaded term – Christ the KING. What does it mean? I fear that all too often Christ’s followers – we CHRISTians – understand the KING title to…

Sermon Short for November 18th, 2018

Sermon Short for November 18th, 2018 My church includes … Isaiah 56:1-8, Mark 11:15-18 Jesus kicks the money changers out of the temple. That’s pretty violent work for a man we call “Prince of Peace.” I think this happened because he was just fed up with people making so many rules about who can get…

Sermon Short for November 11th, 2018

Sermon Short for November 11th, 2018 Conflicted – in and out Psalm 85, John 14:25-31 More and more I am conflicted over my role in Remembrance Day. For the past few years I have led our community’s cenotaph service with the Legion. Ever since becoming a minister I have led my church in some sort…

SERMON SHORT FOR NOVEMBER 4th, 2018

Wipe away the tears! Isaiah 25:6-10a, John 11:32-44 This Sunday we celebrate All Saints Day. It is a time to remember our loved ones who have left us. It is also a time to recognize that our mortal reality ensures that we, ourselves shall pass on some day and be one of those remembered as…

Sermon Short for October 28th, 2018

Sermon Short for October 28th, 2018 Following Jesus – There’s a trick to it Mark 10:17-31, Job 23:1-9, 16-17 We come to church hoping to be better for it. We hear words and sing songs and pray about being good followers of Jesus. But there is a trick to this that we often brush aside.…

HARVEST CHANCEL – THIS SUNDAY

REMEMBER: We add to our Thanksgiving celebration with the HARVEST CHANCEL. Bring things from your garden or from your kitchen cupboards – flowers, vegetables, fruit, cans – anything that you give thanks for. We’ll place these on the chancel for a glorious decoration of our thanks for our abundant blessings.

INTRODUCING THE GALE SHARE TABLE

THE Gale SHARE TABLE Truly I tell you, just as you did it to one of the least of these who are members of my family, you did it to me (Mt. 25:40) This season we introduce the Gale Share Table. For whatever abundance you have received in this blessed growing season, bring a portion…

Sermon Short for September 30th, 2018

Sermon Short for September 30th, 2018 Café Church – Gale at Mission Matthew 25:34-40 Gale Presbyterian Church has been busy – lots of helping – lots of giving – lots of mission. This Sunday we are going to share a lot of our stories of the missions we are helping out in our community. We’ll…