July 23, 2017

Its THAT feeling…

Its  that feeling  – the feeling that something must be coming. That this cannot be all there is. That the answer is out there somewhere – but what could it be? Romans 8:12-25 helps us get to the bottom of this feeling, and helps us understand what we are expecting (hint – its closer than […]

July 16, 2017

What Is on Your Mind?

One possible translation of Proverbs 23:7 begins “For as one thinks in their heart, so they are.” Now THAT is something to think about! We tend to think that the stuff we don’t say aloud is safe and secure, tucked away in some dark crevice of our brain. All through scripture, however, is this constant refrain of how […]

July 13, 2017

Faith Night with the Flying Squirrels

Join us for a night at the Diamond!  Thursday, August 10 is Faith Night with the Flying Squirrels.  Start time is 6:35 p.m.  Tickets cost $8 for terrace level seating. Please let Robin Edwards know if you are interested at  

July 13, 2017

Congregational Meeting: July 23

On Sunday, July 23, there will be a congregational meeting immediately following the worship service. The purpose of this meeting is to vote on the proposal to change the call for Robert to permanent Pastor. Please plan to stay after worship on July 23 for this important vote.

July 9, 2017

The Big Disappointment

You walk up to the mirror. You look deeply at the face reflected back to you.  (heavy sigh)  Who hasn’t been a disappointment to themselves or others? Certainly the Apostle Paul counted himself among the disappointment brigade! Romans 7 is a diary of his struggle to be the man he knew he wanted to be… […]

July 2, 2017

The Next Big Thing!

Is that a mood ring I see? Wait – is that really a pet rock? And Clackers? Is that you in that picture with the Cabbage Patch Kid? All we have to do is wait a few minutes and the latest in the fad-series will wash over us. Whether it is mullets or Crocs or […]

June 25, 2017

When your tastes change…

Steve Harmon won’t drink my coffee. The first time he had a cup I made, I think his reaction was… “Are you trying to kill me?” I admit, I like it kinda strong. And without cream or sugar. But it wasn’t always so. I didn’t start drinking coffee until I was in my 30s. Before […]

June 22, 2017

New Teams & Team Leaders

The new session had their first meeting earlier this week, and teams and team leaders have been established. They are: Buildings and Grounds – Larry Diebold Communications – Christy Presseau Finance and Administration – Tom Gustafson Membership and Inclusion – (meets with Communication) Mission and Outreach – Margaret Elliott Nurture and Discipleship – John Earley Stewardship […]

June 18, 2017

The Big Ask!

For a few years I was the director of an organization that raised money for the mission college we served in Pakistan. When we were gearing up for a big fundraising visit, or sending in a large grant application, we (ungrammatically) called it “a big ask” – one that had the potential for transformation for […]

June 11, 2017

The Hidden Source

What is the true strength in Christianity and where does it come from? This week, as we install officers, we ask about the real force in Christian life – the Trinity. On this Trinity Sunday, we see how the unity of God the Father, Son and Spirit underwrites everything we possess in our faith.  Click here […]

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