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Rock the Boat

What does it look like to live like Jesus? Join us as we explore the story of one of Jesus’ most vocal disciples, Peter, and learn that the path of living like Jesus isn’t linear – it meanders, and it isn’t comfortable – it takes us to unexpected places.

It Crossed My Mind: Revive Your Soul

In a world that glorifies non-stop hustle, it’s easy to forget the importance of rest. But here’s the deal: rest isn’t just idle; it’s the key to lifegiving growth.

It Crossed My Mind: Emotional Agility

Are you having a hard time getting out of a funk? You’re not alone. We all experience a range of emotions and challenges, but sometimes the greatest challenge is to get off the path we’re on.

It Crossed My Mind: Practicing Resilience

Mental health is hard enough in good times, but what can help you through life’s valleys. Join us as guest preacher Steven Owsley shares with us on the power of gratitude and resilience.

It Crossed My Mind: Name the Monster

What are you scared of? That simple question is something we usually want to avoid thinking about. This week, we’re going to explore the power of naming your fears to diminish their power over us.

It Crossed My Mind: The Courage to Live

In a dangerous world, it’s easy to put on armor to protect yourself. The armor of cynicism, of indifference, of distance. But our armor that we use to protect us also cuts us off from the things we most desire.

It Crossed My Mind: What Does It Mean to be Perfect?

Feeling exhausted by the relentless pursuit of perfection? Struggling with low self-esteem because you never feel “good enough”? Find liberation and hope this week as we ask “What Does it Mean to Be Perfect as God is Perfect?”

Sometimes Love Breaks the Rules

What do we do with the stories of God allowing or commanding the deaths of children of enemy nations in the Old Testament? In the face of this difficult question, we’ll hear about a surprising principle – the virtue of disobedience. Join us as we read the stories of people who stood up to Pharaoh in the face of unjust policies.

Why Has the Area Around Jerusalem Been So Violent Since Biblical Times?

Is the area around Jerusalem violent? If so, why? And what does that have to do with me on the other side of the world? This week we’re talking about violence and our imaginations for a better world.

Where’d the Sermon Go?

Jesus was the bringer of good news, but not everyone wants good news. This week we examine our role in justice and how we often settle for less.

Events

Easter Sunrise

Join us at 8am in downtown Jackson for our Easter Sunrise service on March 31. We will be gathered on the grass and sidewalk along Cortland St. adjacent to our church building. This is a 30 minute outdoor worship time with music, Scripture, and a brief reflection on Easter.

After the service, you are invited to join us in our church’s fellowship hall for an Easter Open House with opportunities for photos, breakfast treats, and conversation followed by Easter Worship at 10am.

In the event of bad weather or some other obstacle preventing us to meet outside, we will meet inside the church instead.

 

The site for the Easter Sunrise service, the grass along Cortland St. near the intersection with S. Jackson St.

 

Easter Sunrise 2023

Join us at 8am in downtown Jackson for our Easter Sunrise service on April 9. We will be gathered on the grass and sidewalk along Cortland St. adjacent to our church building. This is a 30 minute outdoor worship time with music, Scripture, and a brief reflection on Easter.

After the service, you are invited to join us in our church’s fellowship hall for an Easter breakfast.

In the event of bad weather or some other obstacle preventing us to meet outside, we will meet inside the church instead.

 

The site for the Easter Sunrise service, the grass along Cortland St. near the intersection with S. Jackson St.

 

Easter Sunrise

Join us at 8am in downtown Jackson for our Easter Sunrise service. We will be gathered on the grass and sidewalk along Cortland St. adjacent to our church building. This is a 30 minute outdoor worship time with music, Scripture, and a brief reflection on Easter.

After the service, you are invited to join us in our church’s fellowship hall for an Easter breakfast.

In the event of bad weather or some other obstacle preventing us to meet outside, we will meet inside the church instead.

 

The site for the Easter Sunrise service, the grass along Cortland St. near the intersection with S. Jackson St.

 

Easter Worship

This year, our Easter service will be a combined worship service of both our morning traditional service and our modern afternoon service. There will be great music, an uplifting message, and baptisms! The service will be held in the sanctuary. There will be childcare provided in the nursery, which is located on the second floor of our education building.

Easter Sunrise Service

Join us at 8am at Bucky Harris Park in downtown Jackson for our Easter Sunrise service. There will be time for songs and a brief reflection on Easter.

After the service, you are invited to join us in our church’s fellowship hall (2 blocks away from the park) for an Easter breakfast.

In the event of bad weather or some other obstacle preventing us to meet at Bucky Harris Park, we will meet at our church instead.