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Pastor’s Article, October 2016

In her book The Great Emergence: How Christianity is Changing and Why, author and theologian Phyllis Tickle lays out her thesis that the church has a rummage sale every 500 years; that it cleans out old forms of spirituality and replaces them with new ones. (Think of this as the KonMari method of faith practice,…

Parish Nurse Article, October 2016

In Body and Spirit… A message from the Parish Nurses There have been many recent events that have prompted renewed attention on the issue in the Church of cultural diversity and conflict. This issue challenges the church to look at our culture, ourselves, and who we are as a faith community. People have struggled with…

Thank you!

Thank you to commission and council members for helping with the Rally Day carnival! Thank you to everyone who donated supplies (markers, crayons, tape, etc.) for the start of the Grace Bible school year.

Prayers of Intercession, 09/25/16

With the whole people of God in Christ Jesus, let us pray for the church, those in need, and all of God’s creation. O God, look with love on countries torn by strife or famine, areas of our own country stricken by floods and wildfires, and communities affected by yet another mass shooting. We pray…

Prayers of Intercession, 09/18/16

With the whole people of God in Christ Jesus, let us pray for the church, those in need, and all of God’s creation. Heavenly Father, we are thankful we can come to worship today in a place that is safe, filled with love, graciousness and mercy. Help us, O Lord, to not take it for…

Prayers of Intercession, 09/11/16

With the whole people of God in Christ Jesus, let us pray for the church, those in need, and all of God’s creation. Dear Lord, as we gather together on the 15th anniversary of 9/11, let us continue to work towards peace and acceptance in our nation and around the world. Help us remember those…