“Getting Our Hands Dirty” — Sermon of January 21, 2017

John 9:1-12  As he walked along, he saw a man blind from birth. 2 His disciples asked him, “Rabbi, who sinned, this man or his parents, that he was born blind?” 3 Jesus answered, “Neither this man nor his parents sinned; he was born blind so that God’s works might be revealed in him. 4 We must work the works of…

Sermon of April 24, 2016–“Sea Shanties”

Exodus 14:10-31 10As Pharaoh drew near, the Israelites looked back, and there were the Egyptians advancing on them. In great fear the Israelites cried out to theLord. 11They said to Moses, “Was it because there were no graves in Egypt that you have taken us away to die in the wilderness? What have you done…

Sermon of February 21, 2016–“Family Feud”

Genesis 27:5-33, 41 5 Now Rebekah was listening when Isaac spoke to his son Esau. So when Esau went to the field to hunt for game and bring it, 6Rebekah said to her son Jacob, ‘I heard your father say to your brother Esau, 7“Bring me game, and prepare for me savoury food to eat, that I may…

Sermon of March 30–“Who is Whole?”

John 9:1-12 As he walked along, he saw a man blind from birth. 2His disciples asked him, “Rabbi, who sinned, this man or his parents, that he was born blind?” 3Jesus answered, “Neither this man nor his parents sinned; he was born blind so that God’s works might be revealed in him. 4We must work the works of…

Weekly Update–March 26–Barbeque Dinner Edition

Dear Friends and Members of Emmanuel Church, Tonight is the Mid-Week Lenten Service at Apollo Church.  Our host is our own Ryan Lucas, who is serving there as their lay pastor.  Preaching will be the Rev. John Titus.  The offering, as in every Mid-Week Lenten Service will be split three equal ways: 1/3 for Typhoon Relief…