The Kingstowne Communion

We exist to gather people into communion with Jesus Christ.

About the show

Welcome to the Table! You are listening to the Kingstowne Communion podcast, with lead pastor Michelle Matthews. The Kingstowne Communion is a new United Methodist church existing to gather people into communion with Jesus Christ and extend God's table into the world through courageous conversation, creative community, and collaborating for the common good. We worship at Hayfield Secondary School (7630 Telegraph Rd, Door 9 off Old Telegraph) every Sunday at 10am. For more information, visit kingstownecommunion.net, or like, follow, or subscribe on Facebook, Instagram, and YouTube.

Episodes

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    Biblical Race Theory (Wk 3)

    January 31st, 2023  |  36 mins 17 secs
    bible, church, critical race theory, critical theory, ethnicity, jesus, justice, race, racism, reconciliation, whiteness

    Sunday, January 29, 2023 | Biblical Race Theory (Wk 3) | Pastor Michelle preaches the third sermon in a series on the theology and origin of race by continuing to look at the early church in Acts and Ephesians, summarizing the history of critical theory, making conclusions about what the bible actually says about race, and setting biblical justice alongside and against other predominant theories of justice.

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    Biblical Race Theory (Wk 2)

    January 25th, 2023  |  37 mins 23 secs
    bible, church, critical race theory, critical theory, ethnicity, jesus, justice, race, racism, reconciliation, whiteness

    Sunday, January 22, 2023 | Biblical Race Theory (Wk 2) | Pastor Michelle preaches the second sermon in a series on the theology and origin of race by continuing our look at the early church in Acts and looking back on a well-known Old Testament scripture about ethnicity and language - the story of Babel in Genesis 11.

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    Biblical Race Theory (Wk 1)

    January 20th, 2023  |  35 mins 21 secs
    bible, church, critical race theory, critical theory, ethnicity, jesus, justice, race, racism, reconciliation, whiteness

    Sunday, January 15, 2023 | Biblical Race Theory (Wk 1) | Pastor Michelle preaches the first sermon in a series on the theology and origin of race by starting with the church and it's purpose in Ephesians 1:1-12.

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    Epiphany Sunday | "What About the Star?"

    January 20th, 2023  |  12 mins 27 secs
    epiphany, magi, star of bethlehem, star of wonder, wisemen

    Sunday, January 8, 2023 | Epiphany Sunday | Pastor Michelle preaches a homily on the story of the Magi and the significance of the symbol of the star as an intro into our Prayer Stations for a New Year.

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    New Year's Online Worship 2023

    January 6th, 2023  |  28 mins 20 secs
    christmastide, jesus, new year, new year's day, pray, resolution, revelation

    Sunday, January 1, 2023 | New Year's Day Online Worship

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    Christmas Day Online Worship 2022

    December 31st, 2022  |  14 mins 44 secs
    2022 | christmas day | rev. michelle matthews preaches the fifth/bonus sermon in our advent series have yourself a mary little christmas on galatians 4, december 25, entitled "mary: mother of us all.", sunday

    Sunday, December 25, 2022 | Christmas Day | Rev. Michelle Matthews preaches the fifth/bonus sermon in our Advent series Have Yourself a Mary Little Christmas on Galatians 4, entitled "Mary: Mother of Us All."

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    Christmas Eve Worship 2022

    December 31st, 2022  |  15 mins 57 secs
    advent, ave maria, christmas, christmas eve, hope, jesus, joy, love, mary and jesus, mary mother of jesus, peace, virgin mary

    Saturday, December 24, 2022 | Christmas Eve worship at Hayfield Secondary School | Pastor Michelle preaches a sermon on the Christmas Eve gospel reading from Luke 2 entitled "Heaven Makes Its Home."

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    Longest Night Service 2022

    December 22nd, 2022  |  17 mins 45 secs
    advent, blue christmas, christ, christmas, dark, jesus, light, longest night, winter solstice

    Wednesday, December 21, 2022 | Longest Night Prayer Service | Pastor Michelle & Bret lead us in prayer and song on the longest, darkest night of the year, acknowledging that for some people, this Christmas is not so merry and full of grief. Let us gather, lament, and find the light together.

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    Have Yourself a Mary Little Christmas (Wk 4)

    December 22nd, 2022  |  25 mins 1 sec
    advent, ave maria, christmas, hope, jesus, joy, love, mary and jesus, mary mother of jesus, peace, virgin mary

    Sunday, December 18, 2022 | 4th Sunday of Advent | Rev. Michelle Matthews preaches the fourth sermon in our Advent series Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas on Mary's Magnificat in Luke 2, entitled "Mary's Peace: A Lullaby to Her Son."

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    Have Yourself a Mary Little Christmas (Wk 3)

    December 14th, 2022  |  23 mins 55 secs
    advent, ave maria, christmas, hope, jesus, joy, love, mary and jesus, mary mother of jesus, peace, virgin mary

    Sunday, December 11, 2022 | 3rd Sunday of Advent | Rev. Michelle Matthews writes the third sermon in our Have Yourself a Mary Little Christmas sermon series for the season of Advent, entitled "Mary's Joy Seeing Her Son Grow Up," and Rev. Dirk Wooten preaches it for her while she's at home with the flu.

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    Have Yourself a Mary Little Christmas (Wk 2)

    December 9th, 2022  |  22 mins 20 secs
    advent, ave maria, christmas, hope, jesus, joy, love, mary and jesus, mary mother of jesus, peace, virgin mary

    Sunday, December 4, 2022 | 2nd Sunday of Advent | Guest preacher Rev. Dirk Robinson preaches the second sermon in our Have Yourself a Mary Little Christmas sermon series for the season of Advent, entitled "Mary's Love Seeing Her Son at Work."

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    Have Yourself a Mary Little Christmas (Wk 1)

    November 30th, 2022  |  26 mins 36 secs
    advent, ave maria, christmas, hope, jesus, joy, love, mary and jesus, mary mother of jesus, peace, virgin mary

    Sunday, November 27, 2022 | 1st Sunday of Advent | Pastor Michelle preaches the first sermon in our Have Yourself a Mary Little Christmas sermon series for the season of Advent, entitled "Mary's Hope at the Death of Her Son."

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    Friendsgiving 2022: "Divine Friendship"

    November 24th, 2022  |  25 mins 34 secs
    friendsgiving, friendship, gratitude, ruth, thanksgiving

    Sunday, November 20, 2022 | Rev. Dirk Wooten preaches a sermon entitled "Divine Friendship" on our Friendsgiving Sunday.

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    Swole Church (Wk 7) | "Built to Be Owned"

    November 24th, 2022  |  30 mins 29 secs
    apostle paulsians, body of christ, church, ephesians, jesus

    Sunday, November 13, 2022 | Swole Church: Building the Body, Assessing Our Strengths (Wk 7) | Pastor Michelle preaches the seventh sermon in our fall sermon series on Ephesians on Ephesians 6 in a sermon entitled "Built to Be Owned", focusing on our High5 Doers (Believers, Deliverers, Problems Solvers, Time Keepers, Focus Experts).

    Take the High5Test at high5test.com to find out what your top 5 strengths are and then tune in on Sundays to learn what category those strengths fall in (Feeling, Motivating, Thinking, or Doing).

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    Swole Church (Wk 6) | "Built to Be Wise"

    November 11th, 2022  |  30 mins 51 secs
    apostle paul, body of christ, church, ephesians, jesus

    Sunday, November 6, 2022 | Swole Church: Building the Body, Assessing Our Strengths (Wk 6) | Pastor Michelle preaches the sixth sermon in our fall sermon series on Ephesians on Ephesians 5:1-2, 15-20 in a sermon entitled "Built to Be Wise", focusing on our High5 Thinkers (Analyst, Thinker, Strategist, Brainstormer, Philomath).

    Take the High5Test at high5test.com to find out what your top 5 strengths are and then tune in on Sundays to learn what category those strengths fall in (Feeling, Motivating, Thinking, or Doing).

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    Swole Church (Wk 5) | "Built to Be Shared"

    November 2nd, 2022  |  28 mins 23 secs
    apostle paul, body of christ, church, ephesians, jesus

    Sunday, October 30, 2022 | Swole Church: Building the Body, Assessing Our Strengths (Wk 5) | Pastor Michelle preaches the fifth sermon in our fall sermon series on Ephesians on Ephesians 4:1-16 in a sermon entitled "Built to Be Shared", focusing on our High5 Motivators (Catalyst, Winner, Storyteller, Commander, Self-Believer).

    Take the High5Test at high5test.com to find out what your top 5 strengths are and then tune in on Sundays to learn what category those strengths fall in (Feeling, Motivating, Thinking, or Doing).