Do You Wrestle With God?

Do You Wrestle With God?   Have you ever found yourself wrestling with God?  How often, and what brings it on?  This Sunday, Pastor Bill will take us to Genesis 32 where we read about a night when Jacob wrestled with God.  It is a challenging passage in numerous ways, first,...

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One Tomb That Stands Alone

One Tomb That Stands Alone   Some of the most complex structures in the world were built as a way of ushering the most wealthy and powerful people from this world into the next…the Great Pyramid of Giza…The Terracotta Warriors Vault in China…the Taj Mahal. But this Sunday morning when...

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Goodness & Mercy

Goodness and Mercy   It’s Palm Sunday, and when we gather together we’ll reflect on Jesus’ arrival in Jerusalem. We’ll observe communion and conclude our sermon series on Psalm 23.  Pastor Shaun’s message is titled Goodness and Mercy and our Scripture text is Psalm 23:5-6.  The passage begins with these words:  “You prepare...

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The Valley of Death   “In the dark valleys of life, we either lose our hope or we find it.  What do we do in the dark valleys of life?”  This is a question posed by author Scott Scruggs and one that Pastor Shaun will be asking this Sunday morning...

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Easter is Coming!

Easter Is Coming! PALM SUNDAY – April 10th WHAT TO KNOW: We will be observing Communion at the conclusion of both services.  The format will be similar to Christmas Eve where we walk to the front to receive the bread and cup and then return to our seats. LOVE FEAST...

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Green Pastures and Quiet Waters

Green Pastures and Quiet Waters   This beautiful imagery comes from Psalm 23, which is where we find ourselves with this current sermon series.  This week Pastor Shaun is going to have us turn our attention to this passage:  “He makes me lie down in green pastures, he leads me...

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Not Merely a Pretty Poem   Author Dallas Willard says “The 23rd Psalm is not merely a pretty poem with charming sentiments, but an accurate description of the kind of life available to anyone who will allow God to be their Shepherd.”    This Sunday we’re going to begin a 4-week...

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Church Board Reorganizes

Church Board Reorganizes   Every year in March the Church Board reorganizes, welcoming new members elected by the congregation in late January/early February.  Brian Egolf was re-elected and will begin serving a second 3-year term, while Heather Ellerbrock and Angie Petersheim were also elected and will begin serving 3-year terms...

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Support for Ukraine

This past week the Finance Committee voted to send support in the amount of $15,000 to help with relief efforts for those in and around Ukraine.  This money will come from our Disaster Relief Fund which was established years ago in order to provide financial support when various types of...

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Finding Out Who You Are

Finding Out Who You Are This Sunday, Pastor Ray concludes his two-week sermon series called Jesus’ Perspective. Last week, Ray had us think about who Jesus is, and this week we’ll be talking about who we are, and how we can have “the mind of Christ.” Ray will have us look...

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