MEMBER ACTION REQUIRED: THIS WEEK’S VOTE ON RECEIVING FUNDS FROM THE PAYCHECK PROTECTION PROGRAM.

Member Action Required. from Sterling W. Severns on Vimeo. This video features Kristen O'Sullivan, Director of our Child Care Center Ministry, and Terry McMahon, Chair of our Administrative Board. They offer timely and specific information on this week's vote on church approval of receiving funds from the Paycheck Protection Program.  We have no idea when … Continue reading MEMBER ACTION REQUIRED: THIS WEEK’S VOTE ON RECEIVING FUNDS FROM THE PAYCHECK PROTECTION PROGRAM.

Easter Ritual

We gather in quiet. Sunlight streams into the darkness as doors are opened. The very candle we extinguished on Good Friday enters the room. The candle is passed throughout the Sanctuary until it is finally placed amid a wreath of flowers.  We light the candle and proclaim, “He is Risen”! ….and the celebration begins. 

COVID-19 Update: 2 of 5

This episode speaks to the unique role that each staff member is playing at this critical moment in the life of the church. We encourage you to listen to it....pray for each staff member in the days ahead....and offer assistance if you feel called to do so.

Palm Parade Montage (2020)

We had a wonderful Palm Sunday Celebration yesterday. We've added some extra photos and videos to this montage. Thanks to all our participants, past and present alike! You can watch the entire service by clicking on this link.

Palm Sunday

A poem entitled Palm Sunday, by Malcolm Guite Now to the gate of my Jerusalem, the seething holy city of my heart, the Savior comes. But will I welcome Him? Oh crowds of easy feelings make a start; They raise their hands, get caught up in the singing, and think the battle is won.Too soon they’ll … Continue reading Palm Sunday

Church helping CHURCH: practical thoughts for Pastors navigating the COVID-19 Pandemic.

Pastor Friends, many of us, if not all of us, are struggling to determine the best way for us to lead our flocks in the COVID-19 Pandemic. I've struggled with where to begin. I've found it incredibly challenging to navigate leadership in the current moment while simultaneously planning for a long season ahead. It's easy … Continue reading Church helping CHURCH: practical thoughts for Pastors navigating the COVID-19 Pandemic.