October 14, 2018
Pastor Stan preached from Hebrews 4:12-16. Jesus entered so fully into our human experience that he knows the depths and heights of our joys and pains. We are not alone as we suffer! Thanks be to God!
October 7, 2018
Pastor Stan Shantz preached from Hebrews 1:1-4 and 2:5-12, a text meant for today’s polarized political world. The clear message is that Jesus is the better way, superior to every being, whether angel or human. Because of Jesus’ work, we ALL have access to God.
September 30, 2018
Today’s sermon, “Salt in Real Life,” by Pastor Carmen asked us to be salt for each other (Matthew 5:13). Using three stories from Paul’s journey to Northern Greece (Philippi, Thessalonica, and Berea), we saw how Paul was sent like “sprinkled salt” of the good news, but he also received “healing salt” from the God-fearing communities where he visited (Acts 16 and 17). At JSMC we want to be each other’s salt. We want to be
September 23, 2018
Pastor Stan preached, “Table Manners,” a sermon from Ephesians 2:11-21. The work of the Holy Spirit breaks down dividing wall and connects everyone to God. God invites everyone to the table.
September 16, 2018
Today Naomi Weaver preached from Hebrew 8.6-13 and John 13.31-35. Christian community is defined by Jesus’ new command: Love each other as I have loved you. “Jesus Defines Community”