Archive for September, 2011

Register for the Women’s Retreat, Nov. 4-6

Thursday, September 29th, 2011

The Rez Women's Retreat is coming up next month. Join us for a weekend away, getting to know each other better and learning about The Beauty of Holiness from our speaker, Jackie Griffith.

To register, please fill out the online registration form here. You can also use the form to request a scholarship, or get info Read More....

The Danger of Starting Well

Wednesday, September 28th, 2011
By Matthew Mason. This is the third in a series of posts supplementing messages in our preaching series in 1 Samuel this fall. Today we consider 1 Samuel 9-11.   As we saw on Sunday, after Israel rejects God as King, he warns of coming judgment. They long for a king like the nations, but that king will take and take and take. Rather than guaranteeing their freedom, he will return them to slavery (1 Sam 8).   But God is patient and full of mercy, Read More....

Sermon: Government in a Fallen World – 1 Samuel 8

Tuesday, September 27th, 2011
Matthew Mason preached a sermon entitled 'Government in a Fallen World', based on 1 Samuel 8.  You may listen or download the message here.

Women’s Teaching Night: Cultivating a Craving, Oct. 3rd, 7-9pm

Tuesday, September 27th, 2011
Rez Women's Ministry will have our next teaching night on Monday, October 3rd at Christ Our Shepherd Church, from 7-9pm on "Cultivating a Craving" for God and His Word, led by our very own Becca Good.  We will have a practical focus on the "how to" along with resources for spending time with God and becoming more of who He wants us to be.  Q&A over apple cider and pumpkin fare included. We really hope you will join us for this event, it will be a great time to be reminded of our first Read More....

Sermon: God Calling – 1 Samuel 3

Wednesday, September 21st, 2011
On September 18, 2011, Aaron Damiani preached a sermon entitled 'God Calling', based on 1 Samuel 3.  You may listen or download the message here.

Sermon: Hope for Troubled Times – 1 Samuel 1:1 – 2:11

Wednesday, September 21st, 2011
On September 11, 2011, Dan Claire preached a sermon entitled 'Hope for Troubled Times', based on 1 Samuel 1:1 - 2:11.  You may listen or download the message here. You may also read notes from the sermon hereRead More....

Sermon: Prayer as Contemplation

Wednesday, September 21st, 2011
Aaron Damiani preached the final sermon of a 4 part sermon series on prayer on September 4, 2011.  You can listen or download the sermons in the series here: 1.  Praying for the Next Generation 2.  Praying for Reconciliation Between God and Man 3.  Read More....

Oh, Those Golden Tumors!

Wednesday, September 21st, 2011
By Aaron Damiani. This is the second in a series of posts on 1 Samuel, supplementing messages in our preaching series this fall. Today we consider 1 Samuel 5:1-7:2. As a church, we are on a chapter-by-chapter journey through the book of 1 Samuel. For those with attentive eyes and ears, 1 Samuel offers up poetic and profound insights into the Gospel. It schools us in the ways of the triune God, whose justice and mercy are on full display before his sons anRead More....

2010-2011 Year in Review

Sunday, September 18th, 2011
Here's the front page of the Church of the Resurrection's annual Year in Review. Click the image below to read the full report.

The Peril of Permissive Parenting

Wednesday, September 14th, 2011
By Dan Claire. 
This is the first in a series of posts on 1 Samuel, supplementing messages in our preaching series this fall. Today we consider 1 Samuel 2:12-26 and 4:1b-22. (more…)