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 through courageous conversation, creative community, and collaborating for the common good. We worship at Island Creek Elementary School (7855 Morning View Lane) every Sunday at 10am. For more information about upcoming events and opportunities to serve, visit our Facebook page, facebook.com/kingstownecommunion. We’re glad that you are listening along with us. If you live close by, we hope you’ll join us in person for worship, and if you feel inclined to help us by giving financially, you can do so on our website, kingstownecommunion.net.

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Episodes

  • As He Taught Us to Pray: 6 Envelopes

    March 28th, 2020  |  36 mins 7 secs
    as he taught us to pray, bible, good friday, jesus, jesus prayer, lent, lenten, lenten prayer, lord's prayer, maundy thursday, palm sunday, prayer

    Sunday, March 22, 2020 | Online Worship Only | Pastor Michelle preaches the fourth week of Lent in a sermon series on the Lord's Prayer called "As He Taught Us to Pray," focusing this week on the story of King Solomon in 1 Kings 3-11. Bret and the band lead us in "I Believe" and "Reckless Love."

  • As He Taught Us to Pray: Daily Bread

    March 21st, 2020  |  32 mins 2 secs
    as he taught us to pray, bible, good friday, jesus, jesus prayer, lent, lenten, lenten prayer, lord's prayer, maundy thursday, palm sunday, prayer

    Sunday, March 15, 2020 | Online Worship Only | Guest preacher Rev. Randy Orndorff preaches the third week of Lent in a sermon series on the Lord's Prayer called "As He Taught Us to Pray," focusing this week on Exodus 16:2-15 & John 6:30-35. Bret and the band lead us in a new favorite "Waymaker" and "Jesus Christ, Bread of Life."

  • As He Taught Us to Pray: Thy Kingdom Come

    March 21st, 2020  |  35 mins 9 secs
    as he taught us to pray, bible, good friday, jesus, jesus prayer, lent, lenten, lenten prayer, lord's prayer, maundy thursday, palm sunday, prayer

    Sunday, March 8, 2020 | Pastor Michelle preaches the second week of Lent in a sermon series on the Lord's Prayer called "As He Taught Us to Pray," focusing this week on Genesis 17:1-17, 15-16. Bret and the band lead us in "Forever Reign" and "Give Me Jesus."

  • As He Taught Us to Pray: Our Father

    March 20th, 2020  |  32 mins 7 secs
    as he taught us to pray, bible, good friday, jesus, jesus prayer, lent, lenten, lenten prayer, lord's prayer, maundy thursday, palm sunday, prayer

    Sunday, March 1, 2020 | Pastor Michelle preaches the first week of Lent in a new sermon series on the Lord's Prayer called "As He Taught Us to Pray," focusing this week on Genesis 2:15-17; 3:1-7. Bret and the band lead us in "Great Are You Lord" and our new Lenten theme song "Lord's Prayer."

  • Transfiguration Sunday

    March 10th, 2020  |  25 mins 45 secs
    transfiguration, transfiguration sunday

    Sunday, February 23, 2020 | Pastor Michelle preaches a sermon for Transfiguration Sunday, and Bret and the band lead us in "Open Up the Heavens" and "Transfiguration."

  • Mister Rogers: Neighborhood Like Heaven

    March 9th, 2020  |  31 mins 52 secs
    a neighbor just like you, anger, be kind to yourself, conflict, control, empathy, feelings, fred rogers, goodness, happiness, heaven, i like you just the way you are, it's a beautiful day in the neighborhood, it's such a good feeling, kindness, loving yourself, mister rogers, mr. rogers, neighbor, neighborhood, neighboring, sadness, self-awareness, self-evaluation, the art of neighboring, won't you be my neighbor

    Sunday, February 16, 2020 | Pastor Michelle preaches the last week of our winter sermon series "A Neighbor Just Like You" on the faith of Mister Rogers, focusing on Matthew 25. Bret and the band lead us in "Build Your Kingdom Here" and "Good Grace."

  • Mister Rogers: Many Ways to Say "I Love You"

    February 14th, 2020  |  30 mins 40 secs
    a neighbor just like you, anger, be kind to yourself, conflict, control, empathy, feelings, fred rogers, goodness, happiness, heaven, i like you just the way you are, it's a beautiful day in the neighborhood, it's such a good feeling, kindness, loving yourself, mister rogers, mr. rogers, neighbor, neighborhood, neighboring, sadness, self-awareness, self-evaluation, the art of neighboring, won't you be my neighbor

    Sunday, February 9, 2020 | Pastor Michelle preaches the sixth week of our winter sermon series "A Neighbor Just Like You" on the faith of Mister Rogers, focusing on 1 Peter 3:8-22, and Meghan Collins shares her testimony in a form a letter she wrote to the Bishop of the Virginia Conference of the United Methodist Church. Bret and the band lead us in "What Love My God" and "For the One".

  • Mister Rogers: The Invisible is Essential

    February 7th, 2020  |  34 mins 22 secs
    a neighbor just like you, anger, be kind to yourself, conflict, control, empathy, feelings, fred rogers, goodness, happiness, heaven, i like you just the way you are, it's a beautiful day in the neighborhood, it's such a good feeling, kindness, loving yourself, mister rogers, mr. rogers, neighbor, neighborhood, neighboring, sadness, self-awareness, self-evaluation, the art of neighboring, won't you be my neighbor

    Sunday, February 2, 2020 | Pastor Michelle preaches the fifth week of our winter sermon series "A Neighbor Just Like You" on the faith of Mister Rogers, focusing on Matthew 7. Bret and the band lead us in "No Longer Slaves" and a new song "As You Find Me."

  • Mister Rogers: We All Need a Liturgy

    February 6th, 2020  |  34 mins 14 secs
    a neighbor just like you, anger, be kind to yourself, conflict, control, empathy, feelings, fred rogers, goodness, happiness, heaven, i like you just the way you are, it's a beautiful day in the neighborhood, it's such a good feeling, kindness, loving yourself, mister rogers, mr. rogers, neighbor, neighborhood, neighboring, sadness, self-awareness, self-evaluation, the art of neighboring, won't you be my neighbor

    Sunday, January 26, 2020 | Pastor Michelle preaches the fourth week of our winter sermon series "A Neighbor Just Like You" on the faith of Mister Rogers, focusing on 1 Timothy 4:7-16. Bret and the band lead us in a little acapella round "Jubilate Deo", "Your Love Awakens Me", and then a musical rendition of the Lord's Prayer.

  • Mister Rogers: Our Differences are Beautiful

    January 24th, 2020  |  34 mins 15 secs
    a neighbor just like you, anger, be kind to yourself, conflict, control, empathy, feelings, fred rogers, goodness, happiness, heaven, i like you just the way you are, it's a beautiful day in the neighborhood, it's such a good feeling, kindness, loving yourself, mister rogers, mr. rogers, neighbor, neighborhood, neighboring, sadness, self-awareness, self-evaluation, the art of neighboring, won't you be my neighbor

    Sunday, January 19, 2020 | Pastor Michelle preaches the third week of our winter sermon series "A Neighbor Just Like You" on the faith of Mister Rogers, focusing on 1 Corinthians 15. Bret and the band lead us in a worship staple "How Great is Our God" and and a new favorite "Reconciliation Hymn."

  • Mister Rogers: Goodness is Who You Are

    January 18th, 2020  |  34 mins 54 secs
    a neighbor just like you, anger, be kind to yourself, conflict, control, empathy, feelings, fred rogers, goodness, happiness, heaven, i like you just the way you are, it's a beautiful day in the neighborhood, it's such a good feeling, kindness, loving yourself, mister rogers, mr. rogers, neighbor, neighborhood, neighboring, sadness, self-awareness, self-evaluation, the art of neighboring, won't you be my neighbor

    Sunday, January 12, 2020 | Guest preacher Josh Orndorff preaches the second week of our winter sermon series "A Neighbor Just Like You" on the faith of Mister Rogers, focusing on Genesis 1. Bret and the band lead us in "Good and Gracious King" and "Be Kind to Yourself."

  • Mister Rogers: Mentionable & Manageable

    January 7th, 2020  |  36 mins 40 secs
    a neighbor just like you, anger, be kind to yourself, conflict, control, empathy, feelings, fred rogers, goodness, happiness, heaven, i like you just the way you are, it's a beautiful day in the neighborhood, it's such a good feeling, kindness, loving yourself, mister rogers, mr. rogers, neighbor, neighborhood, neighboring, sadness, self-awareness, self-evaluation, the art of neighboring, won't you be my neighbor

    Sunday, January 5, 2020 | Epiphany Sunday | Michelle preaches the first week of our winter sermon series "A Neighbor Just Like You" on the faith of Mister Rogers, focusing on Luke 12. Bret and the band lead us in "Stand in Your Love" and "You Say."

  • Mister Rogers Intro (Sabbath Sunday)

    January 3rd, 2020  |  32 mins 6 secs
    a neighbor just like you, anger, be kind to yourself, conflict, control, empathy, feelings, fred rogers, goodness, happiness, heaven, i like you just the way you are, it's a beautiful day in the neighborhood, it's such a good feeling, kindness, loving yourself, mister rogers, mr. rogers, neighbor, neighborhood, neighboring, sadness, self-awareness, self-evaluation, the art of neighboring, won't you be my neighbor

    Sunday, December 29, 2019 | Sabbath Sunday | Michelle and Bret introduce our winter sermon series entitled "A Neighbor Just Like You" on the faith of Mr. Rogers with some classic Mr. Rogers hits and a little intro, connected to the story of the Incarnation and arrival of the wisemen at Epiphany, about why Mr. Rogers might just be the dose of kindness and honesty we need right now.

  • Christmas at the Barn | "But..."

    January 2nd, 2020  |  18 mins 29 secs
    advent, and he shall be called, christmas, emmanue, everlasting father, great redeemer, name, name above all names, names of jesus, son of god, son of man, wonderful counselor

    Monday, December 23, 2019 | Christmas at the Barn 2019 | Michelle preaches from the Christmas text in Luke 2 in a Christmas message entitled "But..." at the barn at Nalls Produce. Bret and the band lead us in two contemporary Christmas hymns: "Light of the World" and "Behold Him."

  • He Shall Be Called...Everlasting Lord

    January 2nd, 2020  |  28 mins 4 secs
    advent, and he shall be called, christmas, emmanue, everlasting father, great redeemer, name, name above all names, names of jesus, son of god, son of man, wonderful counselor

    Sunday, December 22, 2019 | 4th Sunday of Advent | Michelle preaches from the end of Luke 1, the story of Mary, Elizabeth, and Mary's magnificat, as we continue our Advent series entitled "And He Shall Be Called." Bret and the band lead us in "Mary Did You Know?" and "Advent Hymn."

  • Advent Prayer 8: Bread of Life

    December 23rd, 2019  |  10 mins 36 secs
    bible, bible study, church, confess, daily prayer, evening prayer, hymn, lectio divina, lectionary, listen, morning prayer, noonday prayer, observe, pray, prayer, reflect, repent, scripture, song

    4th Week of Advent 2019 | Join us as we pray through the seasonal Scriptures together. We will pray that week's Scriptures in a Lectio Divina style, 10-13 minutes in length. Lectio Divina is an ancient practice of scriptural reading, meditation, and prayer intended to promote communion with God and increase the knowledge of God's word.