9:00am: “God Reaches Back” by Rev. Mark Pettis
Join us at one of our three Easter Services. Rev. Pettis will be preaching at each service, offering a message to culminate our seasonal theme of “Reaching Out to God.” The sermon is entitled “God Reaches Back.” Services in the Sanctuary are at 9 a.m. and 11 a.m.
Easter Sunrise Service
Join us on Easter morning at 6:30 a.m. north of the Manhattan Beach Pier for our Easter Sunrise Service. Rev. Mark Pettis preaching. Communion will be served.
Palm Sunday – “Not quite right, but not wrong” by Rev. Mark Pettis
3-25-18 Sermon They celebrated Jesus’ arrival, and they were right to do so. They just did not quite understand why.
“Love Your Life? Let Go!” by Rev. Matthew Baugh
Rev. Matthew Baugh’s sermon title on Sunday, March 18 was, “Love Your Life? Let God!”
“The Ultimate Top Ten” by Rev. Mark Pettis
3-4-18 Sermon (PDF) We tend to group things in groups of ten…Top Ten Teams, Top Ten Plays, Top Ten Colleges…What about the Top Ten Commandments. This was the topic on Sunday, March 4 at 10 a.m.
“Setting the Bar High” by Rev. Mark Pettis
2-25-18 Sermon (PDF) Rev. Mark Pettis’ sermon title on Sunday, February 25 was, “Setting the Bar High.”
“Count to 40; Carry the 3” by Rev. Don Whitcomb
https://youtu.be/zruZYtruMbo Rev. Whitcomb delivered the morning message, “Count to 40; Carry the 3” on February 18. His scripture was be Mark 1:9 – 15.
This year, since Ash Wednesday falls on Valentine’s Day (February 14th), we are trying something new to observe this sacred occasion. The church sanctuary will be open from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., and Rev. Pettis will be present to confer ashes for anyone who comes by. In addition, from 12-12:30 p.m., a quiet, reflective service will be held, at the end of which ashes will be conferred. We will not hold an evening service this year. Please take a…
“Unconditional Love?” by Rev. Mark Pettis
Our Scriptures describe the love of God at many different points. We always speak of that love as unconditional, but how then do we respond to passages that seem to contradict that claim? This will be the topic on Sunday morning, March 11 at 10 a.m.