Building a Church

August 24, 2014 Sermon by Pastor Tim Woodard Matthew 16: 13-20 “Building A Church” As we begin our discussion surrounding this morning’s scripture lesson I would like to share with you from our website under the heading of “Who We Are” and “Our History.” And I quote: “Although Riviera United Church of Christ is now… Continue reading

Come Walk with Me

August 17, 2014 Sermon by Pastor Tim Woodard Matthew 14: 22-33 “Come, Walk With Me”       How many of you are willing to step out of your day-to-day life and take a risk? I ask because it is a crucial element in your understanding of today’s message! If you are not willing to… Continue reading

Do You Understand?

August 10, 2014 Sermon by Pastor Tim Woodard Matthew 13: 44-51 “Do You Understand?”         The lesson I have chosen for us today contains three parables, all of which are about Jesus trying to get his audience to understand what the kingdom of heaven is like! As we move toward a deeper… Continue reading

Let Us Eat

Aug. 3, 2014 Sermon by Pastor Tim Woodard Matthew 14: 13-21 “Let Us Eat”     I love the story of how Jesus fed the large crowds on the side of the mountain near the Sea of Galilee, over five thousand people they say. I love it because the message of this story is quite… Continue reading