A Congregational Hug
by Pete Nelson on January 24th, 2024
One of the metaphors for the church family in scripture is “the Body of Christ." The body, we are reminded, is made up of many parts, each part contributing to the well being, and blessing, of the whole. When one part suffers, we all do. When a part rejoices, the whole is to applaud and give thanks with it. A beautiful picture of community painted by Gods word.Every Christmas season our Elders sen...  Read More
Bible Reading Plans for Kids
by Josh Cervone on January 12th, 2024
Happy New Year! Hopefully, you and your family enjoyed the Christmas season. As 2024 begins, we have begun a Bible reading plan together. As you may know, we are reading through the entire Bible in one year in chronological order (more info HERE). Spending time in the Word is how we get to know the Father. And doing it together is how we develop a community that is centered on our relationship wit...  Read More
Reading the Bible? Now What?
by Rob Thompson on January 9th, 2024
So, you’ve signed up and you’ve started reading… Now what? You might also be asking…  Read More
Act Justly, Love Mercy
by Pete Nelson on December 31st, 2023
Our verse for 2023 was found in Micah 6:8 it reads as follows: “What does the Lord require of you? To act justly, and to love mercy, and to walk humbly with your God.”We are walking through a week where we say goodbye to one year and welcome in 2024. The year ahead will be full of promise, challenges, fears, triumphs, and a whole lot of unknowns!We do not leave our verse for this past year in the ...  Read More
Tis' the Season
by Dan Vandzura on December 22nd, 2023
As I write this morning, we find ourselves just a few days away from the arrival of Christmas. The advent season is drawing to a close, and before we know it, Christmas morning will have come and gone.   The advent and Christmas season is one of the richest traditions that we have been left with as Christians living in the 21st century, and yet, we all know that tradition can easily turn into trad...  Read More
Jesus and the Women
by Josh Cervone on December 15th, 2023
Matthew opens his gospel with a genealogy. We talked about that fact this past Sunday. If you are anything like me, you likely skim or completely skip the genealogies that are in the Bible. They tend to be long and rambling. More often than not, they are about people who are completely unknown to us and to whom we have no connection. I suggested this past Sunday that Matthew’s genealogy is differe...  Read More