The Neighboring Towns

Jesus had begun his ministry and went about preaching in the synagogues and casting out demons. People followed him and wanted him to stay in their village. He reminded his disciples that he was sent to them to reach as many people as possible and to heal and cast out demons. He was sent to…

Goodness

Rev. Gary Kennedy shares a story from the book of Acts about Cornelius who was described by many as a good man. He prayed, he gave gifts to the poor. He was visited by an angel and told to call for Simon Peter, one of the disciples of Jesus, to come give him a message…

Bringing Treasures

The worship service opened with a a procession of wise men bringing gifts for the baby. Rev. Gary Kennedy asked, “What gift do YOU bring to Jesus?” The wise men (Magi) had followed a star that moved across the sky to lead them to the King of the Jews. They probably thought they were heading…

What Are You Looking For??

Instead of selecting a few verses as a focus, Rev. Lois Hedden has shared an entire passage of scripture in Luke 2:22-40. Simeon had been waiting a very long time for the Messiah. He had been promised he would not die before seeing the Messiah. Simeon recognized Jesus as the Messiah when Mary and Joseph…

Willowbrook Christmas Eve Worship

The Kennedy family invited us into worship with the lighting of all the candles in the Advent wreath. We were reminded the first candle represents Waiting on the Lord with faithful endurance. The second candle reminded us to Watch for God’s presence in hopeful expectation. The third candle reminded us tp Prepare for the Lord’s…