On this Reformation Sunday, October 30th, it is good to be reminded of our historical faith. We, as Presbyterians, hold fast to the central beliefs of all Christians including the mystery of the Trinity and the incarnation of the Word of God in Jesus Christ. We also believe the affirmations of the Protestant Reformation that [...]
This is Reformation Sunday! It is an important day for Christians of many Protestant denominations. It commemorates Martin Luther’s posting of his Ninety-five Theses on the door of the Castle Church in Wittenberg, Germany on October 31, 1517. This act triggered the reformation movement and the eventual emergence of the Presbyterian Church. Traditional Service: Time: [...]
Scriptures: Psalm 149 and Matthew 18:15-20 Sermon: Where Two or Three Are Gathered… by the Reverend Robert H. Lapp ‘If another member of the church* sins against you,- go and point out the fault when the two of you are alone. If the member listens to you, you have regained that one. But if you are not listened [...]
Dear Friends, One of the values of our church is Family – We endeavor to be a welcoming community, caring and sharing with love and joy. And one of the related vision statements is: Every care need in our church is to be identified and addressed, led by the efforts of a large and well-equipped [...]
The Most Rev. Robert Runcie, retired Archbishop of Canterbury, wrote in his book, Seasons of the Spirit, that he once got on a train in England and discovered that all of the other passengers in the car were patients at a mental institution being taken on an excursion. A mental hospital attendant was counting the patients [...]
On Wednesday evenings at 6:30 p.m. we will be hosting services of Night Prayer in the Gallery (corner of 15th and Market – across the street from the Sanctuary). These services will be contemplative in style. Come join us as we journey through Lent together.
Rev. Robert H. Lapp – February 27, 2011 Scripture: Psalm 131, Matthew 6: 24-34 “No one can serve two masters. Either you will hate the one and love the other, or you will be devoted to the one and despise the other. You cannot serve both God and money. Therefore I tell you, do not worry about [...]