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…

Another One of Those (Great) Days!

From time to time things just come together in a way that is encouraging and exciting.  Sunday seemed to be one of those days here at the church.  Let me start at the end of the day and  work back to share with you what I mean. Our first Bible Trivia Challenge was a great success. …

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…

How Should We Greet Them?

One of the things I have heard on numerous occasions  is how welcomed people feel when they first come to our church.  First impressions are usually lasting impressions and, according to most who visit our church, that has been one of our strong suits.  Still it never hurts to remind ourselves how important those first…

Welcome, Welcome!

Sunday afternoon the FBC youth “kidnapped” the 6th grade students into the youth group.  We call it a kidnapping because the 6th graders don’t know we’re coming, but have no fear because their parents know all about it!  This year we were able to kidnap 5 students.  We arrived at each house, introduced ourselves, and…