Away in a Manger

This Sunday, the Second Sunday of Advent, we’ll continue our look at the story behind Christmas Carols. No Christmas song is more loved than this tender children’s carol, “Away in a Manger.” With its simply worded expression of love for Jesus and trust in His faithful care, the carol appeals to young and old alike. Its pleasing melody and gentle message remind us of Jesus’ words teaching us that to ‘such as these’ belong the …

It’s a Wonderful Life

This Sunday, we’ll focus on Thanksgiving through a look at a character who is familiar to many.  The movie, It’s a Wonderful Life, tells the story of George Bailey, a struggling businessman with dreams of greater things. Bailey finds himself stuck in a situation that drives him to call on God for help. God sends Clarence, an angel second class, …

Sabbath Delight

This week we’ll dive into how God invites us to enjoy and delight in His creation and all the gifts He offers, including the people in your life. Sabbath keeping is NOT primarily a private discipline. It has always been a communal practice that people enter into with those closest to them. What replenishes me and gives me joy and delight?’    

The Fourth Commandment

This week, we’ll dive into a new message series, Sabbath, with the message The Fourth Commandment. Our modern lifestyles are ruthless. While we know our time is finite, the demands on our time seem infinite. Yet it is God Himself who says to us: “Remember to observe the Sabbath day by keeping it holy.” Join us this Sunday as we …

Esther – Part 2

This week, we’ll conclude that study as we see again the importance of standing up for what is right! Only God knows the end of our story from its beginning, but we need to believe how important our role is in God’s unfolding story, and live it out as best we know how.      

To the Ends of the Earth

This week we continue this teaching series with the message, To the Ends of the Earth.  God‘s desire is that everyone accept His Son, Jesus Christ, and Christ alone, for the forgiveness of sin. Across all lines – no barriers – everyone has access to God, through Jesus, by the power of the Holy Spirit. Sunday’s message will be taken …

The Power of S.H.A.P.E.

This week we’ll wrap up Serve One, Worship One with the message, The Power of S.H.A.P.E.  Week Two of the S.H.A.P.E. Tour will also take place in the lobby before, in between and after services.  All of the Ministries of the church will be represented and you are invited to stop by each table to learn more about where your S.H.A.P.E. might be …

Serve One, Worship One

This week we begin the two-week message series, Serve One, Worship One. This is all about what the local church can be when everyone discovers their gifts, their passions, their abilities, their personalities, their life experiences, and uses them to God’s honor and glory. “Every local churchgoer has a choice to make. He can park in his usual spot in the church …

The Reality of Forgiveness

This Sunday we’ll talk about the damage caused by an unforgiving spirit. It is incredible – it wreaks havoc not only on us but on every relationship in our lives – and our relationship with God. The Reality of Forgiveness is found in Jesus’ words in Matthew 18:35, “This is how My heavenly Father will treat each of you unless …