Pastor’s eNote: A Word about Our Words

Language and communication is a gift intended for a higher purpose. That higher purpose is taking a beating these days courtesy of the ease with which you can use words to slam others and many are cheered on when they do! It’s a sad thing that effects us all. We must guard our hearts and … [Read more…]

Pastor’s eNote: The Dreaded “E Word”

a.k.a. Pointing People to Faith He said to them, “Go into all the world and preach the gospel to all creation.” ~ Mark 16:15 I’m not sure how the word Evangelism became scary.  Probably the same way so many things do.   Somewhere along the line, people corrupted the true nature of evangelists based on one … [Read more…]

Pastor eNote: I Got the Joy in My Heart!

John 8:47 [Jesus said,] “Whoever is from God hears the words of God. The reason you do not hear them is that you are not from God.”  (NRSV) Recently, we talked in church about the understanding the difference between reading what you see on social media and hearing what the writer says. Comprehending what the … [Read more…]

Pastor’s eNote: Thomas Jefferson and the 50th Anniversary of America

My brothers, God called you to be free.  But do not use your freedom as an excuse to do the things that please your sinful self.  Serve each other with love. Galatians 5:13 America is 242 years old this year and the accomplishments that we can look back on and see God’s hand in are … [Read more…]

June 7, 2020 Worship

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2020 Lent Studies and Services Schedule

ATTENTION: Due to the COVID-19 Virus outbreak and federal guidelines for preventing the spread of the infection, midweek Lent services are cancelled for March 18 & 25 with the possibility of cancellation April 1st as well. (Check back.) If there is a video option, we will let you know. Lent begins Ash Wednesday, February 26th … [Read more…]