Audio: Know the Holy Spirit

Gian Lorenzo Bernini - Dove of the Holy Spirit (ca. 1660, stained glass, Throne of St. Peter, St. Peter's Basilica, Vatican) Image via Wikimedia Commons
Gian Lorenzo Bernini – Dove of the Holy Spirit (ca. 1660, stained glass, Throne of St. Peter, St. Peter’s Basilica, Vatican) Image via Wikimedia Commons

The Christian Life Is a Miracle
1 Corinthians 12:1
Matthew Raley (4-12-15)

What matters most when we come together? What really creates community? What is most crucial in bonding us together as one?

Those are the questions we will be asking today as we begin a journey through one of the most famous chapters in the Bible. It is one of the most clarifying texts on our life together as a church.

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April 12, 2014 Sermon Bulletin Outline

Audio: Wide Open Easter

Easter SunWide Open Easter for sermon blurbday 2015
Philippians 3:13
Matthew Raley (4-5-15)

This Easter Sunday the elders presented Pastor Raley with a prayerfully chosen sermon text. The message which followed is a challenge from the Holy Spirit to look out for the heresy of legalism and to ask ourselves, “What am I confident in?” and “What is Christianity to me?”

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Outline April 5, 2015 Easter

 

Maundy Thursday

Program Art by Eugenio Hansen, OFS (Own work) [CC BY-SA 3.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0), via Wikimedia Commons]
Program Art by Eugenio Hansen, OFS (Own work) [CC BY-SA 3.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0), via Wikimedia Commons]
Join us tonight at 7:00 pm as we remember Christ’s Last Supper with a dramatic program directed by David Calkins and performed by actor John Los and the men of The Well Ministry in Chico.

Audio: The Sacred Remembrance

communion 2 free imagesThe Power of the Lord’s Supper
1 Corinthians 11:23-34
Matthew Raley (3-29-15)

What is the meaning of communion? Where is the power in the Lord’s Supper? What does it mean to participate in an “unworthy manner” or to “discern the body”? These are among the questions Pastor Raley will be addressing in today’s weighty conclusion to his teaching on the Lord’s Supper.

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March 29, 2015 Bulletin Outline

Audio: The Sacred Gathering

lightstock_62225_smallThe Power of the Lord’s Supper
1 Corinthians 11:17-22
Matthew Raley (3-22-15)

 

What is so holy about the church? What can make the sacred gathering profane? These are the questions we will be asking in today’s message, the first in a two-week series, about the power of the Lord’s Supper.

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March 22, 2015 Bulletin Outline