“Be Encouraged”

There is SO much in this world that can bring us down, isn’t there? Scripture gives us a TON of encouragement! How we can be encouraged and to be encouraging! Today we look at that! Join us!

YouTube clips used:

Pre-Sermon:

Second clip:

“God’s Love For The Lost” – Luke 15:3-7

Jesus taught in Parables… a lot! Today we look at the “Parable of the Lost Sheep” and how that relates to us. How WE are the sheep. How WE get lost and how He, lovingly, comes after us. No matter what! Won’t you join us?

Upward Basketball Camp – Registration Page

2018 Upward Basketball Camp

July 30th – August 3rd

6:00 pm – 9:00pm

 

Upward Basketball Camp focuses on character development, drills & gameplay as well as skills and training! Experience the impact of the 360 Progression, a unique sports experience that develops young athletes mentally, athletically, spiritually, and socially. 

Each participant will receive their own basketball, t-shirt, water bottle and award poster with their registration!

To register, click here: https://registration.upward.org/UPW66353

 

“Do Something” – Ministry Opportunities

Over the last few weeks we have been looking at how Jesus was preparing the disciples and others how they were to “GO” and “DO” what the Great Commission (Matthew 28:18-20) calls them and us to do. Today we look at 3 opportunities that God has given us and this church to be able to “GO” and “DO”

Here are the links to the videos shown during this sermon:

Vacation Bible School Promo – https://youtu.be/9H7joG1wK64

MOPS (Mothers Of Preschoolers) – https://youtu.be/rpiJZPIuia0

Upward Sports – Video #1 – https://youtu.be/C29HtiWWD0M

Upward Sports – Video #2 – https://youtu.be/KRh9ZN39IH4

“Unity” – Ephesians 4:1-4

Unity… it’s a simple concept yet it is something that we don’t always have! Today we look at what unity really is and what it isn’t. Then we look at how we can truly achieve it! Thank you for listening, we appreciate it!

“Famous Last Words” – Matthew 28:16-20

We’ve all heard about the last words of people throughout history, but have we really paid attention to them? Today we look at the famous last words of Jesus to His disciples. He gives them their marching orders, the Great Commission. Join us as we see how this impacts us today!

“Stop Doubting And Believe” – John 20:24-29

Doubting… we’re all guilty of it. We doubt so many things some times. One thing we shouldn’t doubt it God! He has done so much for us out of His love for us! Today we look at “Doubting Thomas” and how he overcame his doubt and we look at how we should overcome ours! Join us, won’t you?

“Now The Work Begins” – Luke 24-13-35

It’s after Easter… now what? Well as we will see, the work has just begun! Jesus has a special encounter with some special people on the day of His resurrection. See how this sets the stage to answer the questions, what’s next?

Easter Sunday – “Resurrection Power” – John 20:1-18

Happy Easter!! HE IS RISEN!! What a wonderful time of year when we can celebrate our RISEN Lord and Savior! The grave did not win! The tomb is empty and Jesus Christ is very much alive! Join us as we celebrate Easter as well as Communion together!

“Good Friday” – Matthew 27

As we remember the sacrifice that Jesus made for all of us on the cross this Good Friday, take time to think about what really happened on that day. The events. The pain. The sacrifice. The Love. Join us for this time to look back…