Sermons

November 26, 2017

“Christ the good shepherd, knows his sheep. . . the light of the world, Christ the King.”  Pastor Nat preaches on the Gospel of Matthew.

November 19, 2017

Guest Pastor Ken Jones preaches on the Gospel of Matthew.

November 12, 2017

Nat preaches on the 25th chapter of the Gospel of Matthew.  “While you are waiting, keep your eyes open . . . for you know neither the day nor the hour.”

November 5, 2017

“Rejoice and be glad, . .Jesus says . . .you’ll find me in the most unexpected places . . .for you and me and all the Saints.”  Nat preaches on the Gospel of Matthew on All Saints Sunday.

October 29, 2017

Nat preaches on the Gospel of John, the 8th chapter.  “Follow me, Jesus says.  Abide in me – I am more than enough.  I am the way, the truth, and the life, and in me, you are free indeed.”

October 22, 2017

“I believe Christ is still answering “yes.”  I believe Christ is calling you and I to see all that surrounds us . . It all belongs to God . .  all of it, reconciled in Christ, even Rome, even you, even me, even now.”  Nat preaches on the Gospel of Matthew.

October 15, 2017

Nat preaches on the 22nd Chapter of the Gospel of Matthew.  “The God revealed in Jesus Christ never stops inviting . . .God’s willingness love, for your sake and mine, is more than enough.  Christ is always enough.”

October 8, 2017

It’s God’s field. . .You have a place in this field–and the love that you have to share, which is the love of God in Jesus Christ . . that love still matters . . .maybe specially now.  Nat preaches on another parable in the Gospel of Matthew.

October 1, 2017

Nat preaches on the 21st Gospel of Matthew–the Parable of the two sons.  “It matters how we do, how we love, how we live.  Our lives matter.”

September 24, 2017

“The landowner goes out. . . again and again and again. . .and he sees, and he finds. . .and he sends. . . and not one is left behind.   And no one makes due with less.”  Nat preaches on the Gospel of Matthew, chapter 20.

 

September 17, 2017

“Forgiveness is an act of letting go. . . Forgive as you have been forgiven.”  Nat preaches on the Gospel of Matthew, the 18th chapter.

September 10, 2017

“The Word was made flesh and lived among us  . . . Humanity had nothing to do with that.  God did that . . Out of love . . There’s nothing you or I can do to improve upon what God has already done in Jesus Christ.”  Nat preaches on the Gospel of Matthew.

September 3, 2017

Pastor Nat read the Gospel of Matthew 16:21-28 and then spoke on the Gospel.  Due to technical difficulties, the sermon did not get recorded but here’s the link to read it:  Matthew 16.21-28.  We had “Prayer Around the Cross” where everyone was invited to come light a candle and pray at one of the stations around the cross.

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 August 27, 2017

Jesus said to them, “But who do you say that I am?”  Simon Peter answered, “You are the Messiah, the son of the living God.”  But who do you say he is?”   That is a more personal question.  Nat preaches on the Gospel of Matthew.

August 20, 2017

“I’ve been thinking about those images of Charlottesville this week, maybe you have too.  It’s my calling in life or at least it’s my calling in this moment, to name a thing, a thing. And so I want to say that there aren’t many sides to hate. . . President denounced hatred and bigotry and violence on many sides last week. . .  Bigotry and violence have no place in God’s reality. . .We are called as Christians to stand with humanity.”

August 13, 2017

“Take heart, it is I, do not be afraid.”  Jesus said to the disciples when he came walking toward them on the sea.  Guest Pastor Eric Carlson preaches on the Gospel of Matthew.

 August 6, 2017

“God remains faithful, that’s who God is and that is always enough.  Amen”  Nat preaches on the Gospel of Matthew, the 14th chapter, Jesus feeds the hungry multitude and reveals the abundance of God.

  • Events

    Dec12
    Adult StudyTime: 11:00 am
    Dec17
    Sunday WorshipTime: 9:00 am
    Dec17
    Sunday SchoolTime: 10:15 am
  • Announcements

    *Wednesday night Advent Services will begin December 6th at 7:00p.m. Join us for a time of Holden Evening Prayer during this season of hope and anticipation.

    *“A Childhood Christmas” is coming to GSLC on Sunday, December 17th. This original program was written and directed by Marty Adkins. The program will begin at 7:00 p.m. on the 17th. Program rehearsals have begun; for more details, contact Marty after worship!

    *On December 21st, the longest night of the year, GSLC will host a Blue Christmas service at 6:00 p.m. This service is open to all and will include prayer around the cross. Blue Christmas services are a way of celebrating Christmas even as the holidays are a difficult time for many. Cider and pizza will be on hand after the service, followed by church council.

    *Christmas Eve falls on a Sunday this year. As such, we’ll have our regular morning worship at 9:00 a.m. Sunday, December 24th (the fourth Sunday of Advent). Later in the evening (Christmas Eve), we’ll host two Candlelight Services — one at 7:00 p.m. and another at 11:00 p.m.

    *Office hours: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM.