January 20, 2019. Sermon: “Baptism: Our Granting of Identity and Mission”

First Mennonite Church January 20, 2019 Baptism: Our Granting of Identity and Mission Matthew 3:13-17  Names. Names confer identity, but names also have meaning. Do you know what either your first or your last name means? Some names, especially last names, originated based on the geographical location a family have lived; thus, we have such … [Read more…]

January 13, 2019. Sermon: “Repentance: A Way of Living”

First Mennonite Church January 13, 2019 Repentance: A Way of Living Matthew 3:1-12 John the Baptist is often called the “harbinger” or “forerunner” of Jesus. These titles simply mean: the one who signals the coming of something or someone, which, in this case, was Jesus’ entry into his public ministry. John came forewarning the people … [Read more…]