God has given a significant part of the scripture to sorrows people experienced. We will dive into that sacred aspect of humanity to see what we can learn about God, sorrows we experience can become a means of our growth and maturity in our faith journey. Here is the book with the same title, if you are interested you can read along and join us in the journey.(https://www.amazon.com/Sacred-Sorrow-Reaching-Language-Lament-ebook/dp/B00IV31NFY) This book is available at other places too.
Join us In the month of February for a sermon series on questions people have about God, Church, faith and life
Join us for a sermon series on the book The God Guarantee by Jack Alexander
Join us as we reflect on the 23rd Psalm in a four week sermon series, examining it from different perspectives. Spiritual, Emotional, Physical, and Intellectual
Join us as we celebrate Good Samaritan United Methodist Church being a part of the Reconciling Ministries Network
Lessons from the Book of Ruth - Join us for a 4 week sermon series as we revisit the story of Ruth. and learn the lessons it offers us for our current lives and situations.
As an extension of our Growing Young study please join us as we examine what it means to be a good neighbor especially in current times of shelter in place.
Six Essential Strategies to Help Young People Discover and Love Your Church
Have you ever wondered why people work so hard to make money but still do not have enough? What is the secret to gaining control over your finances? What does the Bible say about it? Join us in October and November as we learn and share.
We focus on four characters who encounter Jesus, Nicodemus, Zachariah, the "rich young ruler" and the "woman at the well". With each we examine the person's character, the context of their meeting, the content of the interaction and the impact the meeting did, or didn't have on the person.
In the months of May and June, Pastor Rajiv will focus on how we face changes in our lives. How to handle them, and how to get blessings from them!
Good Samaritan Church invites you for the months of March and April to study and meditate upon “Characters Around the Crucifixion” as part of your Lent. We will learn that we all exhibit different characters in our relationship with God. Let us learn to be like our Christ through study and remind ourselves God’s amazing grace, which was expressed on the cross for us all.
Join us during the month of February as we highlight some of the many local mission activities at Good Samaritan Church. Learn what's happening in our church community with Good Sam Preschool, English as a Second Language and Citizenship Classes, Boy Scouts, Jesus Love Korean Church, and more. Welcome, support, and connect with others who are a part of our church community but may not always be here on Sunday mornings.
As we approach a new year, we are invited to explore God’s Plan, Promise and Presence for 2019
We explore the stories of the five women mentioned in the genealogy of Christ found in Matthew 1: 1-16. How do their remarkable stories help us understand the meaning of Christmas? Join us to learn about Tamar, Rahab, Ruth, Bathsheba, and Mary.
Sermon series based on Jeff Shinabarger's book "More or Less: Choosing a Lifestyle of Excessive Generosity."
The existence of God. The Experience of God - Jesus. The Energy of God - the Holy Spirit. The Extension of God - The Church.
Good Samaritan Youth share from their Sierra Service Project experiences
Blessed are you when you are poor, hungry and thirsty, persecuted, meek, merciful, pure, peacemaker or in mourning. We all have faced these situations many times in our lives. In June and July of 2018, Pastor Rajiv Pathik, explored Matthew 5:1-12; the ways to understand the mind of Christ and why Jesus calls us “Blessed”?