The Journey :: The Easter Challenge

The Journey :: The Easter Challenge

This week we celebrate the graduation of our high school and college students. It’s an odd year with the Covid virus shutting down all public gatherings, but it is still a time to remember and celebrate their accomplishments and envision their next steps in life. Tune it to see the awesome video of our graduates.… Continue Reading

Discipleship/Confirmation Sunday

May 10, 2020 This Sunday will be quite a celebration with our church family. The worship service will center around our Confirmation Class, giving testimonies and reciting important elements of our Christian faith. AND, it’s Mothers’ Day. Remembering my own mom, I remember my friends calling her “the Wicked Witch of the West.” She was… Continue Reading

The Mission :: The Easter Challenge

The Mission :: The Easter Challenge

We’re in week 4 of the Easter Challenge and we will touch on The Mission to Reach Others.  We have been created in the image of God with an eternal spirit, so some things we do while here on earth will have everlasting significance. But our time here is limited, so how do we best… Continue Reading

The Truth :: Easter Challenge

The Truth :: Easter Challenge

We’re in week 3 of the Easter Challenge. We’ve touched on The Evidence of the Resurrection and The Need for Church Life. This week we hit on The Truth of God’s Word. It’s a challenge because the whole concept of “truth” is really important to us. We live in a world full of lies and… Continue Reading

The Need For Church Life :: Easter Challenge

The Need For Church Life :: Easter Challenge

Easter’s come and gone but the challenge continues. It just wasn’t the same, not being able to get dressed up for church, go on an Easter Egg Hunt, or discovering what the Easter Bunny left me in the basket on Easter morning. I especially miss the big family dinner. But we are still the church,… Continue Reading

The Evidence :: Easter Challenge

The Evidence :: Easter Challenge

April 12, 2020 Easter is a-comin’! The Easter Bunny, Easter Baskets, colored eggs, chocolate, jelly beans and peeps. Do any of you ladies still wear an Easter Bonnet for this special day? What a celebration! But we know it’s not all about the candy and decorations. Something really happened to give us good reason to… Continue Reading

A Word from Pastor Jeff

April 5 In these troubling times it is sometimes a challenge to think about praising God and worshiping. But we can choose to take a step back, take a breath and meditate for just a minute. We need to do it regularly. That’s why God instituted the Sabbath day of rest on a weekly basis. After… Continue Reading

Palm Sunday

4-5-2020 As a child, I remember marching in a line with a group of other kids around my home church, waving palm branches as the congregation stood up and sang at the top of their lungs, “Hosanna! Hosanna! Hosanna in the Highest!”  They sang, “Glory! Glory! Glory to the King of Kings!”  The sanctuary became… Continue Reading

Titanic Sunday

3-29-20 I labeled last week as FROG Sunday! With all the chaos happening around us we need to be frogs and Fully Rely On God. In that same spirit, I’m calling this week “Titanic Sunday”. Are we, the greatest nation in the world, sinking? Where did that iceberg come from? I never saw it coming.… Continue Reading

FROG Sunday

3-22-2020 FROG Sunday! With all the fear and turmoil in the world around us, I think it’s perfect timing to turn to the Frog in the Bible. F-R-O-G…Fully Rely On God. Trust in the Lord with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding. (Proverbs 3:5) We have plenty of fearful things happening… Continue Reading