Who Is This?

Matthew 13:53-58 by Daniel Harrell Having spent all fall in Matthew 13 with Jesus’ kingdom parables—seeds, weeds, dirt, yeast, pearls and fishnets—I would be remiss

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Thanksgiving Day

Amos 8:1-14 by Daniel Harrell We gather together to worship the Lord this day as we imagine the Pilgrims of old may have worshipped—albeit without

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Separation Anxiety

Matthew 13:47-52 by Daniel Harrell This morning’s parable from Matthew 13 draws its comparison to Galilean fishermen who hauled their daily catch ashore and sorted

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Youth Ministry Task Force Recommendations

The following are recommendations from our Youth Ministry Task Force led by Vice-Moderator Cindy Stone. These include the hiring and new staff and suggestions for culture

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Letter to the Congregation About Worship

Dear Colonial Church, Grace and peace this Thanksgiving season. Central to our lives as followers of Christ is gratitude for the gifts of grace and

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Treasure Hunt

Matthew 13:44-46 by Daniel Harrell Well, Tuesday is almost here. Election Day. Judgment Day. The outcome feels scary whichever candidate we choose or personally don’t

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A Proposal to Worship as One

A strength of Colonial Church has always been its community life, as demonstrated on our September 2016 Kick Off Sunday service. Rather than divide our

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Weed Whacker

Matthew 13:24-29; 36-43 by Daniel Harrell Throughout the early history of Christian biblical interpretation, theologians regularly resorted to allegory as a way of understanding the

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Big Trees

Matthew 13:31-32 by Daniel Harrell We’re back to Matthew 13 this morning, plowing forward a few verses, but still sowing seeds, in this instance one

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The Riddler

Matthew 13:10-17 by Daniel Harrell What a splendid kickoff Sunday last week! A full house of wonderful worship, moon bounces for the kids and great

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