First Church Williamsport
Training For Something Better

Training For Something Better

February 24, 2020

The good life is found not in demanding for ourselves, but in emptying ourselves for others.

Life ApplicationWhat is a step you can take this week to join with God in His plan? How can you empty yourself in order to experience the good life with things like your time, your finances, or your heart?

Everyone Is Invited To Play

Everyone Is Invited To Play

February 17, 2020

When is my walk with God not work, but play?

Life Application: Begin to play by stopping work and practicing Sabbath.

Experiencing Real Goodness

Experiencing Real Goodness

February 9, 2020

The goodness in the good life is doing it in Christ and with others.

Life Application: How many times do you say, "Thank you" in a given week? Aim to fill your life with more gratitude this week.

Experiencing Real Truth

Experiencing Real Truth

February 2, 2020

Truth can be felt at a cosmic and particular level in Jesus. Are you living your life by your personal truth, or the truth defined by God?

Life Application: Pray the following daily, "Lord, help me today to experience the beauty and goodness of your truth."

Experiencing Real Beauty

Experiencing Real Beauty

January 26, 2020

Beauty is a portal for us to experience and connect with God. Where do you most experience God's beauty?

Life Application: Where and how can you experience the beauty of Christ this week?

Settling for Less

Settling for Less

January 19, 2020

Smaller versions of the Gospel make it more about us than about God. 

Life Application: If Jesus sounds dull, boring, or bad then we have settled for less. What can you do this week to experience and embrace your role in the exciting story God has for each of us?

Sharing In It

Sharing In It

January 12, 2020

How can you exemplify goodness, beauty, and truth in your life?

Life Application: How can you show God's love in a tangible way to someone this week?

Created For It

Created For It

January 6, 2020

Our 2020 goal at First Church is to connect with 500 new people - how can you help us make those connections?

Life Application: Look for places where you see God's goodness, and track it in a journal using the phrase, "and it was very good," from Genesis 1:31.

Surprised by Hope (Christmas Eve)

Surprised by Hope (Christmas Eve)

December 25, 2019

What surprises you about the birth of Jesus? Have you welcomed the gift of Jesus into your heart and life?

 

Life Application: Try seeing the world with the perspective of a child to be in wonder of God again.

Hope Provides Home

Hope Provides Home

December 22, 2019

What do you need to do to find the hope that Jesus offers? Have you invited Jesus into your heart and life? 

Life Application:

  • Make time this week to connect with Jesus
  • See and walk the Way of Christ (Isaiah 35:8-10)