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Healing, Part 1: When We Are Stuck

There are a variety of stories about healing in the Bible. Each one tells us something different about what we can do to be healed of things that control or bind us or that keep us from experience the fulfillment … Continue reading

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Encourage One Another

Stories in the Bible are given because they illustrate what we go through in our lives. They describe situations we find ourselves in, how we might react in unhealthy ways, and show us how we can make better decisions going … Continue reading

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No Worship This Sunday at the Church

We will be up near Allenspark at The Rocky Mountain Retreat. We will be back to our regular schedule on Sunday, August 11th. The theme for this year’s retreat is Finding Joy In The Present Moment.

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Born Again. Really? How Does That Work?

In the Gospel of John there is an interaction between Jesus and a man named Nicodemus about being born again. What does it mean to be born again and how is it’s meaning often misinterpreted? What kinds of changes within … Continue reading

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No Worship Services on Sunday, July 14th and 21st

The church is “on holiday” for two weeks so there will be no services of worship or classes or other events until Sunday, July 28th. We pray you can use this time for connecting with family or the beautiful nature … Continue reading

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Self Forgiveness

Many of us struggle with being able to forgive ourselves for our past mistakes or habits that we have been unable to set down and walk away from, or even from things that happened to us that weren’t our fault. … Continue reading

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Help For When We Feel Broken

They say everyone is broken in one way or another–that we all have suffered pain or hurt that has left us damaged somehow. One of the things that we can do when we are hurt is to retreat or isolate … Continue reading

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Why The New Church?

This church is called The New Church? Why? What’s new about it? Why do we need a new church? If you think about all the weird, hurtful and dysfunctional things that have gone on in the name of religion over … Continue reading

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Church Is About Love

The “two great commandments” distill all the teachings, doctrines and theology of religion down to the main point: to love God and love one another. When Jesus challenged His listeners to “go and learn the meaning of the words, ‘I desire … Continue reading

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How To Thrive Through Hard Times

It may be no surprise to you at this point in life that we all experience good times and difficult times. It comes with being a human. Even if we accept this fact it is not something we like. We … Continue reading

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