MCC Grocery Bag Project

It’s Spring, which means that it’s time for our annual Grocery Bag Project!  This endeavor was birthed almost 20 years ago by the Mennonite Central Committee, and its sole purpose is to help Anabaptist congregations – such as Five Forks –  see that food gets distributed to those in need...

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Two Words Our sermon series is called “Distinct”, and Pastor Shaun is having us look at two words that help set us apart as followers of Jesus.  We looked at the first word – Forgiveness – last Sunday, and this Sunday we turn our attention to the second word:  Grace....

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Distinct Forgiveness

We were made to be in a relationship with God and with each other.  But the fact of the matter is, we often fail to live (and love) in harmony with one another.  It’s why Forgiveness is, as one author puts it, “the single most important concept in Christianity.”   ...

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“Out of the Darkness, and Into the Light”

“Out of the Darkness, and Into the Light” When we gather at the Bell Tower for our Sunrise Service early on Easter morning, Pastor Chris will bring a message titled “Out of the Darkness and Into the Light.”  And Chris’s son Nathan will sing “I Will Rise” at the end...

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Rescued

Rescued   This Sunday, March 28th, we’ll be wrapping up our series called A Page Turner.   This week we’ll see that Boaz and Ruth do end up getting married and they do end up having a son, ensuring that the line of Elimelech continues.  But there sure is a lot of...

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Poured Out

So far in our sermon series, we’ve seen the revival of Naomi, the loyalty of Ruth, and the kindness of Boaz.  This Sunday we’ll see Naomi tell Ruth to wash up, put on perfume, and get dressed in her best clothes, hoping that Boaz will notice their situation.  Sounds like...

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Naomi’s Revival

Naomi’s Revival Our sermon series is called A Page Turner, and last Sunday we saw how Ruth was having a great day out in the field.  She’s coming home with a lot of grain. Naomi doesn’t know this, however.  She’s sitting at home in a dark place, having lost her...

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Back in Bethlehem…Now What? Our Sermon Series is called A Page Turner, and we’re making our way through the book of Ruth. Now that Naomi and Ruth have arrived in Bethlehem, they have to eat, and so Ruth will head out into the fields to glean, that is, to collect any grain...

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An Abundance of Blessings

Here at Five Forks we continually marvel and give thanks to God for His goodness to us.  Through the years He has provided all that we need in order to do the work He calls us to do.  2020 was filled with uncertainty in so many different areas, including the...

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