Good news. Challenging News. Great News. Earlier this fall the youth group kicked off a new weekly program with high aspirations and minimal fuel to make the engine “go". Long story short, after a couple of weeks of experimentation, it became pretty clear the most recent reboot of our youth program isn't sufficient. WE … Continue reading A Word From Our Pastor……..
Leadership (2022): Invitation and Challenge
Over the next couple of weeks, the congregation will receive two ballots and 2-3 specific presentations: BALLOTS = votes on leadership for 2022 and budget for the first half of 2022. PRESENTATIONS = exploration of the role of Deacon Ministry, exploration of staff structure and possibly a third presentation from building and grounds. This video … Continue reading Leadership (2022): Invitation and Challenge
COME AND SEE: Last Program has concluded. If you missed the programs or want to watch again, please click the links below for the recordings.
These days, so many of us find ourselves looking into the mirror with questions about about our identify, our allegiances, and our belief systems. We’re trying to figure out where we fit into the world and, how we’re supposed to guide the next generation in doing the same. Most of us are challenging the assumptions … Continue reading COME AND SEE: Last Program has concluded. If you missed the programs or want to watch again, please click the links below for the recordings.
A Word from our Pastor: Seeing Again
Jesus, through insight discovered in John's Gospel, persistently challenges us to acknowledge our blindness but always with an invitation to see (again). If someone were to ask the author of John's Gospel to define the word "sin", the author would point to blindness. "Sin", he might say, "is less about moral failure and more about … Continue reading A Word from our Pastor: Seeing Again
Finding the way…
We’re in John 14:2-6, the very beginning of Jesus’ farewell discourse. Jesus informs the Disciples that he’s leaving soon, to prepare a place for them. He promises to return so that he might travel with them back to that place. He wraps up the surprising news with a word of confidence, “It’s a good thing … Continue reading Finding the way…
Making Adjustments, A Word from our Pastor
It’s hard to believe we’re 40+ days into this wilderness. I continue to be inspired by the resilience of the church and the steady in-breaking of love in this chaos. When all of this first started, in our little corner of the world, none of us knew what to expect. In many ways, we still … Continue reading Making Adjustments, A Word from our Pastor
LOVE GOD. LOVE NEIGHBOR. A significant update on the COVID-19 Situation.
LOVE GOD. LOVE NEIGHBOR. A significant update on the COVID-19 Situation. We have decided to cancel all in-person church events for the remainder of March. Our concern is the wellbeing of the city and the most vulnerable among us. Our hope is that keeping a social distance for this short time will help the community by … Continue reading LOVE GOD. LOVE NEIGHBOR. A significant update on the COVID-19 Situation.