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

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 […]

Blessings and Curses of Creation

Genesis 1:24-2 Today, we blessed our animals. But what does it really mean to bless something? We said words of thanksgiving and words of hope. Blessings, in the Bible are often like this. They’re wishes. They’re prayers to God that God fulfill what we hope for others. But did you know that the word blessing […]

“Giving Back” – Sermon July 23

“Giving Back” by Karen Bash Scripture: Luke 8:1-3 New Revised Standard Version Occasionally we meet someone who changes the direction of our lives. When the women mentioned in our story met Jesus their lives were changed forever. We don’t know the names of all the women — Luke says there were many of them. Three […]