Rivers of the Bible – Week 6

Join us Sunday, 9/22 for the final sermon of our Rivers of the Bible series – worship at 10am. “Then the angel showed me the river of the water of life, as clear as crystal…” – Revelation 22:1

Rivers of the Bible – Week 5

“Jacob got up during the night…and crossed the Jabbok River’s shallow water…” -Genesis 32: 22

Jacob Wrestling with the Angel (La lute de Jacob et de l’Ange) –Marc Chagall, 1963

Rivers of the Bible – Week 4

“Then Jesus came from Galilee to the Jordan River to be baptized by John…” – Matthew 3: 13

Baptism of Christ. Triptych icon. Twelfth century. Monastery of St. Catherine, Sinai

Rivers of the Bible – Week 3

“But let justice roll on like a river,
    righteousness like a never-failing stream!” – Amos 5: 24

Katsushika Hokusai (Japanese, 1760–1849), “Misty Kirifuri waterfall at Kurokami Mountain,” ca. 1833. Woodblock print on dyed paper, 37.6 x 27 cm. National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne. 

Rivers of the Bible – Week 2

This Sunday we’ll be hosting our annual Outdoor Summer Worship – under the maple trees at the home of Steve Smith and Mary Lynn O’Shea, a few doors south of the church (you can park at the church and walk over).

Rivers of the Bible week 2 – Moses and the Nile

Moses found in the river. Fresco from the Dura-Europos synagogue, Syria, 244–255 CE

Rivers of the Bible – 2019 Sermon Series

Join us this Sunday, 8/18 at 10am as we commence with our 2019 summer sermon series on the topic of the “Rivers of the Bible.” A follow up to studies on Birds, Trees, and Clouds, for the next 6 weeks we’ll be continuing with our “Field Guide” approach to the Bible.This Week: Genesis and the Rivers of Paradise … “And a river went out of Eden, to water the garden…” Genesis 2:10

“The Four Rivers of Paradise,” from the illuminated homilies of James of Kokkinobaphos, 12th century, Constantinople (Bibliothèque nationale de France)

Christmas Eve – Candlelight Service – 5pm

grandma moses christmasGrandma Moses, Christmas, 1958, oil and tempera on pressed wood, Smithsonian American Art Museum