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Expect to be Surprised by the Joy of Jesus

A two-year-old girl could hardly wait for Easter to come. She had a new dress to wear and new shoes to go with it, but her father wondered whether she knew the true meaning of Easter. “Kara,” he asked, “do you know what Easter means?” “Yes, I do,” she smiled. “What does it mean then?”…

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Listen Online

Did you miss a sermon that everyone is talking about, or do you want to hear a sermon again? You are in luck! We now have the technology to  record the sermons on Sunday mornings. These files are available on CD or flash drive by request at the church, or you can simply go to…

A Season of Prayer

“The Pharisee stood up and prayed about himself: ‘God, I thank you that I am not like other men – robbers, evildoers, adulterers – or even like this tax collector. I fast twice a week and give a tenth of all I get.’ But the tax collector stood at a distance. He would not even…

Walk by Faith

“And it is impossible to please God without faith. Anyone who wants to come to him must believe that God exists and that he rewards those who sincerely seek him.” Hebrews 11:6 The following is from a devotional by Richard Rohr. I shared this with the administrative council several months ago, and it resurfaced on…

Thanks So Much

This past month has been a season of grief and growth. My heart has been very tender and at the same time my heart has been overwhelmed with blessings! I have always said that walking through this valley with those the Lord has called me to minister to is holy ground. It is a most…

Many Members, One Body

“Instead, speaking the truth in love, we will in all things grow up into him who is the Head, that is, Christ. From him the whole body, joined and held together by every supporting ligament, grows and builds itself up in love, as each part does its work.” Ephesians 4:15-162

The Lord Has Risen

 “God sent his son; they called him Jesus. He came to love, heal and forgive; He lived and died to buy my pardon – An empty grave is there to prove my Savior lives!” Bill and Gloria Gaither  I have a devotional book on a shelf in my office by Gloria Gaither. It is titled:…

His Perfect Strength

“His strength is perfect when our strength is gone. He’ll carry us when we can’t carry on. Raised in his power, the weak become strong. His strength is perfect. His strength is perfect.” Steven Curtis Chapman Do you ever feel as though life is closing in around you? Struggles abound and the worries and concerns…

Heart and Home

This Christmas, may your heart and home be filled with love and laughter. May God’s “presence” be your greatest gift to give and to receive. Merry Christmas and a Blessed New Year Pastors Teri and Don “Let us not become weary in doing good, for at the proper time we will reap a harvest if…

Journey 10 x10

Back in February we began to embark on a Journey – The Journey 10 x 10. This 10-month adventure has challenged us to grow in our relationship with God in 10 different ways. Many in our congregation accepted the challenge and have been striving to accomplish these goals. It hasn’t always been easy and we…