Worship Companion – May 2 2021

 
We’re in week two of our series on Philippians and our theme is hope.
 

George Fredrick Watts – “Hope” – 1886



Worship Companion – April 25 2021

Welcome to our new series on the Letter to the Philippians!
 

Prison Ruins – Philippi – Tradition has it that this is where Paul and Silas were imprisoned (Acts 16)



Worship Companion – April 18 2021

We’re finishing one chapter and beginning a new one! This week is time to reflect on what God has been saying and doing in our lives over the past 3 months through the “New Rhythm” series of sermons, as well as to prepare ourselves for the Philippians series we are about to begin.
 
 
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Worship Companion – April 11 2021

I looked through all the old Church family photo albums and I finally found this one of Paul’s disciple and gospel-partner, Timothy.
 

The Apostle Timothy

 


Worship Companion – Good Friday and Easter Sunday

 
“I have been crucified with Christ, and I no longer live, but Christ lives in me. The life I live in the body, I live by faith in the son of God, who loved me and gave Himself up for me.”
Berean Study Bible – Galations 2:20
 

Mosaic of the Resurrection
Date: 1951
Artist: Meiere, M. Hildreth, -1961

 


Worship Companion – March 28 2021

We are in “Holy Week” or “Passiontide” or simply “Easter Season.” Whatever we call it, it is a special week in the church calendar that draws our attention toward the events that lead us up to the climax of human history – the Crucifixion and Resurrection of Jesus Christ.
 

“Entry Into Jerusalem” – Date: 1262
Artist: T’oros Roslin, active 13th century

 


Worship Companion – March 21 2021

Last week we talked about worship first….
 
 
service second. This week we pick up on the second half of that statement as we take a closer look at the spiritual discipline of service.


Worship Companion – March 14 2021

 
How do we approach the throne of the Almighty? Who are we that the King of Kings should give a thought for us?
 

The Lord is in His holy temple; let all the earth keep silence before Him Habakkuk 2:20 – engraving by Julius Schnorr Von Karolsfeld



Worship Companion – March 7 2021

We’re already in our 7th week of the series “A New Rhythm.” Can you believe it?
 
 

This mosaic of Simon of Cyrene carrying the Cross of Christ is in Aberdeen’s Catholic Cathedral. It is by Gabriel Loire of Chartres.

 


Worship Companion – February 28 2021

How many of us have been in a busy season of life and have craved solitude. Even in the middle of winter, in a lockdown, solitude can be hard to find. 

“John the Baptist in the Wilderness” – Sint Jans tot Geertgen (c. 1490-95)