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September 2, 2014

Sermon Prep | The Parables of the Kingdom of Power

Sermon Prep | The Parables of the Kingdom of Power

MATTHEW 13.31-33; 44-46; 51-52 …the kingdom of heaven is like a merchant in search of fine pearls, who, on finding one pearl of great value, went and sold all that he had and bought it. (V.45-46) Through short parables, Jesus compares the Kingdom of God to a mustard seed tree, leaven, a treasure hidden in a field, and […]

August 27, 2014

Weeds, Rocks and Paths

Weeds, Rocks and Paths

Submit yourselves therefore to God. Resist the devil, and he will flee from you. Draw near to God, and he will draw near to you. Cleanse your hands, you sinners, and purify your hearts, you double-minded.  James 4.7-8   Sunday we celebrated the greatness of God in the greatness of His creation. Having a service […]

August 26, 2014

Sermon Prep | The Parables of the Kingdom Come

Sermon Prep | The Parables of the Kingdom Come

On Sunday, August 31, we will be looking at The Parables of the Kingdom Come in Matthew 13:24-30, Matthew 13:34-43 and Matthew 13:47-50. Below is a brief study guide to prepare for the sermon. He answered, “The one who sows the good seed is the Son of Man. The field is the world, and the […]

July 5, 2014

The church is not a building

The church is not a building

The church is not a building; The church is not a steeple. The church is not a resting place; The church is a people. As the traditional hymn above says, the church is not a building. Buildings are made by man. They are built with bricks and mortar. They crumble and decay. We try to […]

May 29, 2014

Sermon Prep | Authority over Nature

Sermon Prep | Authority over Nature

Matthew 8.23-9.8 For which is easier, to say, ‘Your sins are forgiven,’ or to say, ‘Rise and walk’? But that you may know that the Son of Man has authority on earth to forgive sins”—he then said to the paralytic—“Rise, pick up your bed and go home.” There is fierce hostility to the reign of the […]

April 30, 2014

How we Celebrated Jesus’ Death

How we Celebrated Jesus' Death

On Friday, April 18th we gathered to celebrate a death. As a church we collected ourselves in an upper room, dark and hidden and quietly praised Jesus for His willingness to be beaten and have His blood shed for our salvation. Rather than just focusing on the narrative of the death, we looked at what […]

April 22, 2014

Cupcake Decorating 101

Cupcake Decorating 101

On April 12, the ladies of Communion Church came together at host Rachel Bennett’s home for Cupcake Decorating 101. Cupcakes have always been popular, but have found a resurgence in recent years, as they are the perfect hipster dessert to follow a kimichi/pho lunch. The problem is, these small delicacies cost 2 to 3 each. […]

April 4, 2014

{ENGAGE} art space

WHAT ARE WE DOING? On Thursday, April 3, the church space at 312 Pine St will be hosting its first art show as part of the Skagit Valley Art Escapes First Thursday art walk. This is the first step in transforming our space into an active art space that not only shows art, but where […]

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