Why Did Jesus Keep His Scars?

    Pastor Rich Knight Central Congregational Church May 2, 2021   John 20:24-29  But Thomas (who was called the Twin), one of the twelve, was not with them when Jesus came. So the other disciples told him, “We have seen the Lord.” But he said to them, “Unless I see the mark of the nails […]

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“Standing on the Promises” 

   April 25, 2021 Pastor Rich Knight                                                                          Central Congregational Church   Holy Scripture: Matthew 28:20 – Remember, I am with you always, even to the end of the age.” I John 1:9 – If we confess our sins, he who is faithful and just will forgive us our sins and cleanse us from all […]

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God’s Garden Need Gardeners

  Pastor Rich Knight Central Congregational Church April 18, 2021   Scriptures about Caring for God’s Creation   In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth . . . God saw all that he had made, and it was very good.        – Genesis 1   The heavens are telling the glory of God; […]

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  Pastor Rich Knight Central Congregational Church April 4, 2021 – Easter Message   Matthew 28:1-10 After the sabbath, as the first day of the week was dawning, Mary Magdalene and the other Mary went to see the tomb. And suddenly there was a great earthquake; for an angel of the Lord, descending from heaven, came […]

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The Christian Literacy Project

Pastor Rich Knight Central Congregational Church Feb. 21, 2021   II Peter 1:16-18 (Some parts of scripture are stories that were told and retold over many, many years and eventually written down by those with no firsthand knowledge of the events. Notice in this passage that it’s written by an eyewitness, Peter.)  For we did […]

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The Meaning of the Ashes

Pastor Rich Knight Central Congregational Church Feb. 17, 2021 – Ash Wednesday     Of all our holy days and holidays Ash Wednesday is the most blunt and the most honest.   Remember that you are dust, and to dust you shall return. Oh, and Happy Ash Wednesday!    Can you think of another holiday […]

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The Kind of Faith God is Looking For

  Pastor Rich Knight Central Congregational Church Jan. 31, 2021      Mark 10:46-52 46 They came to Jericho. As he and his disciples and a large crowd were leaving Jericho, Bartimaeus son of Timaeus, a blind beggar, was sitting by the roadside. 47 When he heard that it was Jesus of Nazareth, he began to shout out and […]

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The Day of Small Things

  Pastor Rich Knight Central Congregational Church Jan. 24, 2021                                           Zechariah 4:8-10   The year is 519 BC. The Israelites have spent 70 years in exile in Babylon and now they’ve returned to rebuild their homeland and especially their holy Temple. A guy named Zerubbabel was in charge of the project. The way to […]

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Jesus – In His Own Words

    Dec. 27, 2020 Pastor Rich Knight Central Congregational Church   On this Sunday after Christmas, I thought it would be meaningful for us to look at the purpose of Christmas, according to Christ himself. Why was Jesus born? What was the purpose of his life and ministry? Jesus, in his own words.   […]

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