CHALLENGE YOURSELF!

The Community Studies below are designed for personal or family/group use.  Each study compliments the weekly sermon and includes questions in relation to the Scripture used,  as well as ways you can challenge yourself in the week ahead to implement community and personal actions items in your daily life.

9-16-18 Back to Egypt? - Scripture Numbers 13:25-28; 30-33; 14:1-4 (NRSV) At the end of forty days they returned from spying out the land. 26 And they came to Moses and Aaron and to all the congregation of the Israelites in the wilderness of Paran, at Kadesh; ... Read More
9-9-18 I Want What I want Now! - Scripture Exodus 31:18- 32:8 NRSV 18 When God finished speaking with Moses on Mount Sinai, he gave him the two tablets of the covenant, tablets of stone, written with the finger of God. When the people saw that Moses delayed to come down ... Read More
9-2-18 You’re Becoming - Scripture Philippians 1:1-6 Paul and Timothy, servants of Christ Jesus, To all the saints in Christ Jesus who are in Philippi, with the bishops and deacons: Grace to you and peace from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ. ... Read More
8-26-18 You Belong - Scripture Acts 4:32-37 32 Now the whole group of those who believed were of one heart and soul, and no one claimed private ownership of any possessions, but everything they owned was held in common. 33 With great power the apostles gave their ... Read More
8-19-18 You’re Beloved! - Scripture Psalm 139:11-14 (NRSV) If I say, “Surely the darkness shall cover me, and the light around me become night,” 12 even the darkness is not dark to you; the night is as bright as the day, for darkness is as ... Read More
8-12-18 A Listening Heart - Scripture 1 Samuel 3:1-10 (NRSV) Now the boy Samuel was ministering to the Lord under Eli. The word of the Lord was rare in those days; visions were not widespread.2 At that time Eli, whose eyesight had begun to grow dim so that he ... Read More
8-5-18 One Generous Child - Scripture John 6:1-14 (NRSV) After this Jesus went to the other side of the Sea of Galilee, also called the Sea of Tiberias.2 A large crowd kept following him, because they saw the signs that he was doing for the sick. 3 Jesus ... Read More
7-29-18 Sister Power - Scripture Exodus 1:22 - 2:1-10; 15:20-21 (NRSV) Then Pharaoh commanded all his people, Every boy that is born to the Hebrews you shall throw into the Nile, but you shall let every girl live. Now a man from the house of ... Read More
7-22-18 Ebb and Flow - Scripture Hebrews 13:20-21  (CEB) 20 May the God of peace, who brought back the great shepherd of the sheep, our Lord Jesus, from the dead by the blood of the eternal covenant, 21     equip you with every good thing to do ... Read More
7-15-18 Don’t Be Afraid, Believe! - Scripture Mark 5:21-43 When Jesus had crossed again in the boat to the other side, a great crowd gathered around him; and he was by the sea. 22Then one of the leaders of the synagogue named Jairus came and, when ... Read More