Monthly Archives: August 2012

September 2, Restoring Creation Through Lives of Service

Written by Pastor Mark Theme Background This is a transitional Sunday.  We have wrapped up our series on Restoration and are heading into our new fall theme of Living the Questions.  Today we are talking about lives of service.  Specifically … Continue reading

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Devotional for Aug. 26, 2012 – Restoring Creation: Teaching and Learning

  Written by Courtney McHill, United Methodist Pastor Bible/Theme Background The author of our Ephesians passage is working closely with previous scripture, Isaiah 59, in order to make the contemporary church relevant. Compared to Isaiah, we are still working with … Continue reading

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Devotional for Aug. 19, 2012 – Restoring Creation: Music and the Arts

  Written by Courtney McHill, United Methodist Pastor Bible/Theme Background In Oliver Sach’s book Musicophilia he states, “Music is part of being human.” Music and art are so human that they appear over and over in our biblical story.  In the … Continue reading

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Devotional for Aug. 12, 2012 – Restoring Creation: Beautification

  Written by Courtney McHill, United Methodist Pastor Bible/Theme Background The summer after my freshman year of college, I got a job as a gardener for AlbanyParks and Recreation.  My job was to take care of the flowers in all … Continue reading

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Restoring Community Through Hospitality and Feeding

Written by Pastor Mark Theme Background Eating and drinking are two words that describe most of Jesus’ ministry on earth.  Of course there is the odd miracle thrown in here and there.  The miracles are minor in the Gospel of … Continue reading

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