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The Season Of Advent

The Season Of Advent

In our rush to celebrate Christmas, we tend to forget that there is another season that falls between Thanksgiving and Dec. 25; it is the season of Advent. The Season of Advent is all about waiting and preparing for the arrival of Jesus. Honestly, we really don’t like...

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MEMORIAL GARDEN DEDICATION

MEMORIAL GARDEN DEDICATION

It is believed that the first cases of influenza hit New York City in August of 1918. Many cities throughout our country had slowed to a near halt. Schools had no choice but to close. Countless church services were disallowed. Even the federal government reduced its...

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Jesus said to his disciples, “I am the vine, you are the branches.  Those who abide in me and I in them bear much fruit, because apart from me you can do nothing” (John 15:5, NRSV).   Take a moment right now to meditate on Jesus’ words.  Think about what he is...

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A Happy and Worry-Free New Year

A Happy and Worry-Free New Year

The late Corrie Ten Boom, the Dutch Christian Holocaust survivor, once said, “Worry does not empty tomorrow of its sorrow. It empties today of its strength.” Anxiety is an indubitable part of our lives. When we are anxious we often become so preoccupied with what may...

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Some Rules for Christmas

Some Rules for Christmas

Without question, this is my favorite time of the year. New lights appear in the darkness. They were not there before. We see them wrapped around shrubs and trees, department stores, schools, churches and even our homes. These new lights evoke a spirit of expectation...

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Being Thankful that Enough is Plenty

Being Thankful that Enough is Plenty

We live in a consumer-driven society where bumper sticker wisdom tells us, “He who dies with the most toys wins.” However, the empty promises of rampant consumerism will often leave people with the feeling that there has to be more to life than simply accumulating...

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Trick or Treat?

Trick or Treat?

Do you remember dressing up in a costume as a kid? Were you supposed to be someone famous? Something scary? Someone fictitious? Perhaps you were all of these at one time or another. For those of us who experienced the thrill of being with our friends, dressed to scare...

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Finding the Quiet

Finding the Quiet

Two weeks ago I launched a new discipleship group here at the church. Eight brave souls are journeying with me to deepen their walk with Christ and grow into spiritual maturity. We will be covering many topics and observing many disciplines this year. One discipline...

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A Growing Church

A Growing Church

A Growing Church But grow in the grace and knowledge of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. To him be the glory both now and to the day of eternity. Amen. -II Peter 3:18, NRSV I'm starting to see a lot of seed pods, or "Polly noses," on my walks with my Gordon Setter,...

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Upcoming Events

Sun 17

Advent 3 | Sunday Worship

December 17 @ 10:30 am
Sun 24

Christmas Eve | Family Service

December 24 @ 10:30 am
Sun 24

Christmas Eve | Lessons and Carols

December 24 @ 10:30 pm
Sun 31

Joint Sunday Worship

December 31 @ 10:30 am
Jan 07

Sunday Worship

January 7, 2018 @ 10:30 am

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