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…

SEARCH COMMITTEE RECOMMENDS KELSEY STILLWELL

For the past few months our search committee, in cooperation with the personnel committee, has been seeking to fill our vacant staff position.  In the interim, Kelsey Stillwell has served as our minister to youth and J D Granade has served as our minister to children. Based on the exit interview with Lee Ritchie, we…

The Mission to Bulgaria

Our Bulgarian Mission Team returned on Saturday from our eighth mission trip over the past nine years.  It was another year of successful construction projects and fun games and crafts, but most importantly this year was a chance to see the fruits of our labor that have developed over the past nine years.   We were…

Summer Schedule

Beginning Wednesday, May 20th, we will switch to our summer schedule for Wednesday nights. Supper will not be served during the summer months. Adults will meet in the Friendly 57 room at 6:00pm for prayer and bible study. There will be no regular Wednesday evening activities for children and youth. Instead, they will be involved…

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…