Sermon Short for May 20th, 2018

Sermon Short for May 20th, 2018 – Tell me the stories of Jesus Stories from The Gospel of Matthew Rev. Scott Sinclair & Rev. Kees Vandermey At Pentecost the followers of Jesus burst out into the world and started telling everyone the stories of Jesus. There was no better way to spread the Gospel then…

Sermon Short for May 6th, 2018 – Rules?

Sermon Short for May 6th, 2018 – Rules? Who needs them? John 15:9-17, Acts 1:12-26             Where did this huge Christian thing come from? How did a rag-tag collection of lawbreakers morph into a religious institution that has encompassed the globe? It is a world incredibly larger than the one the first Christians even imagined…

SERMON SHORT FOR April 29th, 2018

SERMON SHORT FOR April 29th, 2018 Café Church Christ is in the boat – Mark 6:45-52.  It was over 5 years ago that Gale Presbyterian Church made the journey from Cross Street to our new building on the edge of Elmira. An inspiring image for that journey was the story of Christ calming the waters…

SERVICE IS CANCELLED FOR APRIL 15

Good morning Freezing rain and wind are very strong around the church this morning. WE ARE CANCELLING CHURCH FOR TODAY. Please stay at home and stay safe. Next week, April 22nd is Camp Sunday – a special visit from Robbyn Howard of Cairn Family of Camps. She’ll get us all excited about SUMMER (It has…

Sermon Short for Easter

Sermon Short for Easter April 1st, 2018. Matthew 28, Mark 16, Luke 24, John 20 Easter – What can I say? Of women in dawn hush … Of men running half-believing … Of rolled stones and folded grave-clothes … Of a supposed gardener saying the name of a crying woman … Of sad walkers encountering…

Sermon Short for Good Friday

Sermon Short for Good Friday March 30th, 2018. Matthew 26-27, Mark 14-15, Luke 22-23, John 18-19 Good Friday – What can I say? You know the story: There’s the Garden of Gethsemane; betrayal and arrest. There’s condemnation; judgement. There’s denial and fear. There’s scourging and thorns. There’s a cross carried – help from a stranger.…

Sermon Short for March 25th – Passion Sunday

Sermon Short for March 25th – Passion Sunday Philippians 2:6-11, Psalm 22, Mark 11:1-10 This Sunday is a very special celebration at Gale. Rev. Mark Curtis will join us for our morning worship time with a Passion Sunday message and lots of his wonderful music. He will be back in the evening to bring us…