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Ecclesiastes

Succession Planting

Ecclesiastes 11: 7 - 12: 1 • July 14, 2019 • Andrew Lough

One of the hardest things for diverse groups to navigate is building connections across generations. Ecclesiastes shares wisdom that bridges those gaps.

Get Your Hands Dirty

Ephesians 2: 4-10 • June 30, 2019 • Andrew Lough

As a gardener, there is no way around it - sometimes you just have to dig in with your fingers and get your hands dirty. Ecclesiastes encourages in the same way. As members of God’s kingdom, we have work for our hands to do.

Feeling Dangerous?

Ecclesiastes 12:13 & Ephesians 4:11-12 • June 23, 2019 • Brian Hajicek

We will explore the theme of the church as equipper for ministry.

Growing Your Garden: You have to have a NOUN

Ecclesiastes 4: 9-12, Ephesians 4: 16 • June 16, 2019 • Paul Andrews

Gardening at times requires partnership and teamwork - we each have a unique function to fill.

Soil Preparation

Ecclesiastes 9: 7-12 • June 9, 2019 • Andrew Lough

In gardening, and in our spiritual journey, preparation is paramount. Preparation through spiritual disciplines helps us prepare the soil of our souls for the growing season.

A Time for Weeding

Ecclesiastes 3: 1-8 • June 2, 2019 • Jamey Grimsley

We look at the importance of taking time daily to remove the weeds from our lives, the negatives that can separate us from God.

A Plan for Planting

Ecclesiastes 3: 1-4 • May 26, 2019 • Andrew Lough

In this recognizable passage of scripture, the wise teacher give instruction on timing - a principle that is not lost in the garden. In our spiritual gardens, we have to decide what to plan, and when to plant it. Thankfully, we are not left alone in that task.

The ME problem

Ecclesiastes 4:9-12 • May 19, 2019 • Brian Hajicek

Meaning & Purpose

Ecc. 5:18-20 • May 12, 2019 • Brian Hajicek

As we continue developing a garden perspective as guided by Ecclesiastes, we learn a new perspective that whatever we do in life, we do for God, and when we do, we will find meaning and purpose in life.

Meaning & Hope

Ecclesiastes 12: 13 • May 5, 2019 • Brian Hajicek

This Sunday, we begin a new series that will extend through July. This series takes a cue from the season We will tackle a long misunderstood book to show that contrary to how it has often been viewed, it is full of hope. It is an encouragement that fulfillment in life is found when we pursue God’s purpose for us.