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  • The Jesus Creed – A Jesus Creed Community | Sermon on 10//15/2017


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    Something happens when people start following the Jesus Creed, a community is formed. Loving God draws us together and loving others keeps us together and this Jesus Creed community makes an impact in our larger society. Following the Jesus Creed helps us become what God always wanted us to be, a light to the nations. A Jesus Creed community joins together to love God and commit to one another and ask God to use our church community to change the world.

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  • The Jesus Creed – A Life of Compassion | Sermon on 10/8/2017


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    In the aftermath of Sunday night’s shooting, we have heard amazing stories of compassion. Family and friends covered their loved ones to shield them from bullets. Strangers lifted up those who had fallen in the stampede to lead them to safety. Drivers offered their vehicles to get people to hospitals. Thousands of people stood in line for hours to donate blood. Businesses opened their doors and donated their goods and services to the victims and their families. It is these acts of compassion that remind us that darkness cannot overcome light and that goodness and love are always stronger than evil. Compassion is a powerful force that our world needs and it is part of the creed that guided the life of Jesus. We not only pray for our nation but learn how our own every day acts of compassion (loving our neighbor as ourselves) can offer hope and bring peace to our nation and world.

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  • The Jesus Creed – God’s Calling | Sermon on 10/1/2017


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    If we recite the Jesus Creed, pray it with a humility and sincerity and allow the message to shape our hearts, God will call us and use in new ways. This new calling doesn’t always lead to a new job or location, many times God just wants us to step out to love and serve Him and others in new ways. The Jesus Creed can help lead us to the greater purpose God has for our lives. See how Jesus’ parents, Mary and Joseph, lived out this creed and how it led them to a new calling.

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  • The Jesus Creed – Starting Over | Sermon from 9/24/2017


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    The Jesus Creed calls us to love God with all our heart, soul, mind and strength and to love our neighbor as ourselves. While this call to love can inspire us to do many good things, it also points out our own failure. If the mark is complete love for God and others – we miss the mark every day! But there is hope because God’s love gives us a new beginning. If loving God and others seems impossible, listen as we hear about Starting Over.

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  • What is the Jesus Creed – Sermon from 9/17/2017


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    In all of us there are religious, moral and personal principles that guide our thoughts and direct our decisions. These creeds reveal what is ultimately important to us and help us prioritize our time and energy. What creed do you live by? What creed do you want to live by? We begin a series which looks at the creed Jesus used to guide his life. This creed came from what Jesus learned from God’s word and what he saw lived out at home as a child. This creed sums up all of God’s teaching and can give direction to every part of our life. This creed can fundamentally change us and our world if we will make it our own.

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  • When God Speaks, People Move – Sermon from 9/10/2017


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    When God speaks – people move! Abraham moved into a new home. Moses moved into a new nation. David moved into the Palace. Peter moved into a new career. A woman moved into a new life. When God speaks – people move. Join us as we open our hearts and minds to hear God’s voice speak and prepare our feet to move into the new life God has for each of us. What will God say to you? Where will you move?

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  • God’s Still Creating – David Carter | Sermon from 9/3/2017


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    The beginning of any movie sets the scene for everything that follows. If you’ve ever walked into a movie late, you know that catching up on what you missed in the first few moments is crucial. The beginning of our story is just as important. Our story begins with “In the beginning, God…” God created everything, everywhere. And God is still working in our world today, in each one of our lives. In this message we dive into how the beginning of our story can help us understand how God is still creating in our lives today.

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  • VACATION – Home Again | Sermon from 8/27/2017


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    Every vacation comes to end. Whether it is a week at the beach or a summer off from school, vacations end and we all head home again. While home provides the sweet relief of comfortable routines of work and school that give our lives structure and balance, there also come stress and burdens. Jesus and a few of his disciples had a true mountain top experience and then headed home again. This Sunday we will learn from Jesus’ example and teaching how to survive the end of vacations and the reality of heading back to work and back to school and back to the “real world”.

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  • VACATION – Grange Fair – Family, Friends & Food | Sermon from 8/20/2017


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    For many people in Centre County, summer vacation plans always include The Grange Fair. Whether you tent, take an RV or just go for the day, the Grange Fair is a tradition for many, but why do people go? When I have asked people that question I have consistently gotten one of three answers, to be with family, to see my friends, to eat food. What many of us love about vacations is time with family and friends and the opportunity to eat good food. Family, friends and food are not just the foundation of the fair and our vacations, they are the building blocks of life and faith. Join us as we explore the role of family, friends and food in our lives and in our faith.

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  • VACATION – Recalculating | Sermon from 8/13/2017


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    Going on vacation with a GPS to guide your way can be great, until you miss the turn and hear that dreaded word… recalculating. Whether it is a missed turn or a closed road or some unexpected event, there are times we all have to recalculate our vacations and there are also times we have to recalculate our lives. When the unexpected happens, there are three things that are needed to help us keep going but in a new direction: faith, courage and humility. Join us as we learn from the journeys of Jonah and Paul how to recalculate.

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