One of the main reasons I keep attending COGS is because of the Sermons. Pastor Sarah has a unique way of taking a bible story, interpreting it to something that I can relate to in today’s world, and then helps me understand what I might do to be a better person the next week.  –Kathy S. –  Member

Job – Going deeper into listening

1/14/17 Scripture: Job 6 Job is a folktale – an old folktale – older than nation of Israel. Folktale is as follows…. <told from memory, but here are some highlights:> God wants to know more about human beings. “The Satan” (part of God’s Council) offers to investigate. God agrees. Gives him the perfect test subject. […]

Christmas Eve Sermon, 11AM

Luke 1:46-55 “My soul magnifies the Lord,      and my spirit rejoices in God my Savior,  for God has looked with favor on the lowliness of his servant. Surely, from now on all generations will call me blessed;  for the Mighty One has done great things for me, and holy is God’s name.  God’s mercy is […]

Sermon – “Money Talks”

Matthew 6:19-21 Today is the kick-off to our Season of Generosity, and the Worship Team and Generosity Team have challenged me today to talk to you about the spiritual reasons for giving money to the church.   So spiritual reason #1 – I give to the church because the Bible tells me so.   For […]

Psalm 139: “Awesome Bodies”

There’s a sign in Meg’s office that says “Come in, we’re awesome.”   Did you know it’s biblical?   In our scripture today, the Psalmist writes that God knit us in our mother’s wombs.   That we are fearfully and wonderfully made.   The Hebrew can also be translated awesomely and wonderfully made.   We […]