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Sermons from May 2020

May 31, 2020 – Pentecost Sunday – At-Home Worship

Pentecost Sunday  At-Home Worship Plan First Christian Church, Grand Junction May 31, 2020 PREPARATION Red Stuff – It’s Pentecost Sunday.  The liturgical colors switch to red for this day (and we’ll keep them red for the month of June.)  You might even want to make something to represent “tongues of fire” to wave during your […]

If Only God Would Put God’s Spirit On Them!

I told you near the beginning of this sermon that I realized something this week, that God placed a revelation of sorts before me this week: that Pentecost is about MORE than just the birth of the Church, that Pentecost is about the PURPOSE of the Church, that Pentecost is about God’s long held desire to place God’s Spirit upon people to get stuff done. God has done God’s part.  Will we do ours and use the Spirit’s power to get stuff done for the common good?

May 24, 2020 At-Home Worship Plan

Seventh Sunday of Eastertide (Ascension Sunday) At-Home Worship Plan First Christian Church, Grand Junction May 24, 2020 PREPARATION Paschal Candle – If we were worshipping in the sanctuary, we would keep the Paschal Candle lit on Sunday mornings until Pentecost, so I’ll encourage you to do the same throughout Eastertide during your at-home worship.  You […]

May 17, 2020 At-Home Worship Plan

Sixth Sunday of Eastertide At-Home Worship Plan First Christian Church, Grand Junction May 17, 2020 PREPARATION Paschal Candle – If we were worshipping in the sanctuary, we would keep the Paschal Candle lit on Sunday mornings until Pentecost, so I’ll encourage you to do the same throughout Eastertide during your at-home worship.  You can use […]

May 17, 2020 Sermon “From 11 Frightened Disciples: Jesus Gave Some Marching Orders”

I wonder, to others on this earth, even to aliens (if they were to visit), do we Christians stand out as SENT by the almighty God, Creator of all things?  Or do we just look like a slightly different version of everyone else? I don’t know about you, but I think it’s time we get back to living as different, as SENT…by Jesus, by God.

May 10, 2020 At-Home Worship Plan

Fifth Sunday of Eastertide At-Home Worship Plan First Christian Church, Grand Junction May 10, 2020 PREPARATION Paschal Candle – If we were worshipping in the sanctuary, we would keep the Paschal Candle lit on Sunday mornings until Pentecost, so I’ll encourage you to do the same throughout Eastertide during your at-home worship.  You can use […]

May 3, 2020 At-Home Worship Plan

Fourth Sunday of Eastertide At-Home Worship Plan First Christian Church, Grand Junction May 3, 2020 PREPARATION Paschal Candle – If we were worshipping in the sanctuary, we would keep the Paschal Candle lit on Sunday mornings until Pentecost, so I’ll encourage you to do the same throughout Eastertide during your at-home worship.  You can use […]