WELCOME KELSEY!

We welcome Kelsey Stillwell to our staff on a permanent basis!  This past Sunday morning, the congregation voted 94% in favor of calling Kelsey as our Minister to Families and Youth and she has accepted.   Over the past summer, Kelsey has demonstrated a strong sense of calling to ministry and a gift for ministering…

NEW WEDNESDAY NIGHT STUDY: SABBATH, THE GIFT OF REST

Beginning Wednesday, June 10th we will embark on a new bible study. Based on the study “Sabbath, The Gift of Rest” by Lynne M. Babb, the study will take us through the summer months. Many of us grew up in an era in which most stores were closed on Sundays and we were not allowed…

Cause for Celebration and Prayers

We are now settling into our full routine with the youth both on Sundays and Wednesdays at church.  Somehow the students seem more committed this year in both their attendance and in their desire to grow.  We have had really good attendance for F4 and on Wednesday nights!  I have been celebrating their active presence…

What Is God Like?

In Way of the Child earlier this week the children considered what God is like.  In the process, we explored God as a loving parent with strong arms, gentle hugs, and a constant presence.  The children and I were challenged to continue to think about what God is like through painting, reflection, gratitude, and even…

Let’s Jump In

This Sunday our children and youth activities will be back in full swing.  We will begin Way of the Child this Sunday from 4:30-5:30pm.  Way of the Child is a time for 1st through 5th grade children to gather together and make room for God in the midst of the rushed routine of life.  We…