The Trial of Jesus

The Trial of Jesus   How did Jesus, an innocent man, end up a criminal on a cross?  What happened?  Who was at fault?  This Sunday morning, we’ll see that the answer is not any one person or group, but it’s really a story of the human condition.  Pastor Shaun’s...

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The Most Significant Jewish Meal

The Most Significant Jewish Meal   We’ve spent the past few Sundays looking at events that took place during the week leading up to Jesus’ crucifixion and resurrection.  This Sunday Pastor Shaun’s message will revolve around the Passover meal. We’ll see how Jesus takes the most significant Jewish meal and...

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Apathy or Obsession?

Apathy or Obsession?   This Sunday Pastor Shaun is going to have us consider this question: “What does it look like to be a faithful follower of Jesus in the midst of a chaotic world?”  Who does Jesus want us to be?  What does Jesus want us to do?  We’ll...

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Random Tables or Specific Intent?

Random Tables or Specific Intent?   Pastor Shaun begins a 5-week sermon series this Sunday, and one thing we’ll be looking at is an event that unfolded in the temple courts.  It’s where Jesus entered the courts and began overturning tables and benches.  In looking to understand the full nature...

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Special Easter Offering

SPECIAL EASTER OFFERING   Supporting our Food Pantry and Deacon Fund   If you attended our Annual Congregational Meeting in January or followed what was communicated through video and print, you are aware that there was a significant reduction to the Deacon Fund line item in the 2024 Spending Plan....

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“Someone Has Stolen the Royal Cup!”

“Someone has stolen the royal cup!”   Last week Pastor Ray had us look at the humility of Moses, this Sunday Pastor Bill takes us to an event where we will get to see the humility of a man named Judah.  It’s found in Genesis 44 where a group of...

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How Did Moses Respond?

How Did Moses Respond? One day, Moses’ siblings, brother Aaron and sister Miriam, voiced their displeasure over his decision to marry someone not to their liking.  They also tried to elevate themselves, saying that God spoke through them just as much as He spoke through Moses. This Sunday, Pastor Ray...

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The Pinnacle Virtue

The Pinnacle Virtue This Sunday Pastor Shaun will be bringing us the final message of the Practicing Virtue series, and we’ll be looking at what he refers to as the pinnacle virtue:  Love.  We’ll talk about why it’s the pinnacle virtue and explore various ways that we can put this...

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The Only Alternative is Perfection

The Only Alternative is Perfection   What do you do when you mess up?  When you say or do something that hurts someone else?  When you say or do something you know is wrong?  Your answer is important because none of us are perfect, we all mess up.  The answer,...

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Ballot Results

Ballot Results   Earlier today Board members Brian Egolf, Heather Ellerbrock, Angie Petersheim, and Ron Strite gathered at the church to count and tabulate the ballots received over the previous eight days.  315 ballots were received and here are the results:   Ed Herald, Jean Showalter, and Sharon Smith were elected...

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