Worship Series: The Rest of The Story

Worship Series: The Rest of The Story

 

Summer Worship Series
The Rest of the Story
June 6-July 25 2021

If someone said, “Tell me the story of Noah and the Flood,” how much of the story could you tell?

Join us in worship, beginning June 6, as we look at some of the most well-known Bible stories and share in “The Rest of the Story.”

You may be surprised!

To GO DEEPER into The Rest of the Story, join us during the Education Hour at 9:45am from june 6-july 25. Details here.

 

June 6 2021
Communion Sunday
Adam & Eve
Genesis 3:1-24
Rev Mary Beth Hardesty-Crouch

This is a story about the human habit of sin, but the rest of the story is God’s ongoing effort at redemption.

June 13
Mary & the Angel
Luke 1:26-38
Rev Mary Beth Hardesty-Crouch

This is a story about God choosing Mary to be the mother of Jesus, but the rest of the story is how she was favored by God.

June 20 2021
David & Goliath
1 Samuel 17:32-49
Rev Mary Beth Hardesty-Crouch

This is a story about a young hero, but the rest of the story is about David’s motivation and doing the thing you’re already really good at.

June 27 2021
Noah & the ARK
Genesis 6:5-8, 11-14, 17-19
Rev Jessica Wright

   This is a story about a chosen family tending a floating zoo, but the rest of the story is about humankind’s tendency toward corruption, sin, and violence while God chooses mercy, making the first covenant with humankind we find in our Bible.

July 4 2021
Communion Sunday
Jonah & the Whale
Jonah 1:1-17
Rev Jessica Wright

This is a story about a reluctant prophet swallowed by a whale, but the rest of the story is how a Jewish nationalist was forced to extend God’s mercy to those he hates most, challenging our human understanding of justice.

July 11 2021
 Jesus & the Paralyzed Man
Mark 2:1-12
Rev Mary Beth Hardesty-Crouch

This is a story of healing, but the rest of the story is about the power of communal faith.

July 18 2021
Daniel & the Lions
Daniel 6:1-24
Rev Mary Beth Hardesty-Crouch

This is a story about Daniel’s courage, but the rest of the story is about choosing where to put one’s ultimate loyalty.

July 25 2021
The Father & The Prodigal Son
Luke 15:11-32
Rev Mary Beth Hardesty-Crouch

This is a story about forgiveness, but the rest of the story asks the question “Who is the Prodigal?”