Counting or Clothing? Matthew 18:21-22; Colossians 3:12-15 When asked by Peter how many times we are to forgive Jesus replies seventy times seven, in other words over and over again. Forgiveness is not a counting exercise it is more about clothing ourselves with an attitude of love. Let’s look at the forgiveness and why it’s […]
How Wide….?As many communities across the nation, both secular and religious celebrate PRIDE month, it’stime to take a look at our Welcome Statement. Let’s look at it’s beginnings, how far we’vecome, and where we may need to go. Holy Communion will be served.
Taking the Plunge! On this day when several youth will be baptized, become followers of Jesus, and join the church we will hear a love letter written to new members and all participants in the community of faith known as UBBC.
In light of the three mass shootings in the last two weeks, and countless other acts of gun violence in the United States, it is back to the basics of the first of the Ten Commandments – “…you shall have no other gods before me.” When gun violence of this nature continues weekly, isn’t it […]
Run for Your Life! 1 Timothy 6:6-11, 17-19 We’re in the height of Spring and already beginning to daydream about summer weather, picnics, and vacations. Almost ready for the lazy days of summer when you can relax into a less hectic pace and schedule? It can be a time to reflect on the busy-ness of your life […]
Disturbing the Peace Luke 12:49-56 We call Jesus the Prince of Peace, however in Luke 12:40-56 he might be known as the Prince of Divided Households, or the Disturber of Peace.This text is not for those looking to follow a ‘meek and mild’ Jesus. Instead it’s for those who are willing to […]