1.23.2015

Meet & Eat



Join us this Sunday as we MEET at our annual congregational meeting and EAT at our annual potluck luncheon.

The party gets started directly after 11:00AM worship!

1.07.2015

Does the way you handle money please God?

Whether we like it or not, we deal with MONEY pretty much every day. How we spend it and save it (or don't save it) says a lot about our faith in God and our priorities.

The question Frankfort Church is asking is this: is God pleased by the way we handle our money?

Do you feel secure and satisfied that you have a solid budget, a good savings plan, and you are able to be generous when it comes to giving?

Or maybe you could use a little help improving in one of these areas.

And maybe you're feeling completely overwhelmed by your finances, and you need some divine intervention.
If you would be interested in learning more about biblical principles for handling money, please take a minute and fill out this anonymous survey Allison has created.

1.06.2015

Sermon: Failing Leadership 101

PRAYER OF ILLUMINATION
Let us pray: Good and gracious God, we believe in you; help our unbelief. May your Word be a lamp to our feet and a light to our path, through Jesus Christ, our Lord, Amen.


SCRIPTURE: “The Story” pp 193-194 (1 Kings 12:1-15)

After King Solomon passed away, the tribe of Judah automatically made his son Rehoboam the next king.

But we soon learn that for as wise and as popular of a king as Solomon was, some of the people began to express their resentment about the heavy taxation and the forced labor for Solomon’s grand building projects, like the temple in Jerusalem which we talked about last week.

So, a rival faction was born, and they wanted Jeroboam, a rising star in Solomon’s administration, to be king instead of Solomon’s son Rehoboam. Jeroboam became the leader of the “Rebel Alliance,” if you’re familiar with the Star Wars movies.

And in our chapter of “The Story” this week, the unhappy people go to Rehoboam to let him know how they feel. And he immediately finds himself in a classic "honey v. vinegar" situation. 

This story starts on page 193 in your "The Story" book or, if you’re following along in your Bible, it’s 1 Kings 12:1-15.

1 Rehoboam went to Shechem, for all Israel had gone there to make him king. 

2 When Jeroboam son of Nebat heard this (he was still in Egypt, where he had fled from King Solomon), he returned from Egypt. 3 So they sent for Jeroboam, and he and the whole assembly of Israel--the Rebel Alliance--went to Rehoboam and said to him: 4 “Your father put a heavy yoke on us, but now lighten the harsh labor and the heavy yoke he put on us, and we will serve you.”

5 Rehoboam--Solomon’s son and the would-be king--answered, “Go away for three days and then come back to me.” So the people went away.

6 Then King Rehoboam consulted the elders who had served his father Solomon during his lifetime. “How would you advise me to answer these people?” he asked.

7 They replied, “If today you will be a servant to these people and serve them and give them a favorable answer, they will always be your servants.”

Here’s where Rehoboam parts ways with his wise father, Solomon:

1.01.2015

Your one wild life

Happy 2015!

"Tell me, what is it you plan to do
with your one wild and precious life?"

--Mary Oliver, The Summer Day