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What Would Love Do? Part 6: I Was In Prison And You Came To Me

Although most of us do not have regular visits with those in prison, each of us has experienced spiritual or mental imprisonment: harmful behaviors and irrational thoughts that keep us internally bound and held captive. This week we are challenged … Continue reading

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What Would Love Do? Part 5: “I was sick and you visited Me.”

We continue this week looking into the question, “What would love do?” One of the things that love does is “visit the sick”. We have all been sick. We know how unpleasant it can be. This message encourages us to … Continue reading

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Looking For The Good In Others

How much does our happiness and peace of mind depend on how we see things, people and circumstances? Pretty much. The old saying goes, “We see the world, not as it is, but as we are.” The lens through which … Continue reading

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How To Receive The Lord’s Power

This Sunday we will look at a story from the Word about someone being healed by the Lord. What does this story tell us about how we can receive the Lord’s power and help in our lives? Come and see. … Continue reading

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What Would Love Do? Part 2

This is the second Sunday of considering the subject, “What Would Love Do?” We are looking at both our own spiritual development and at the question of how can we be of service to others? In Matthew 25 there is … Continue reading

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What Would Love Do?

We know love is important. It is easy to see that we are to take care of those who suffer. We understand to treat each other with kindness and respect. Few would deny that more love circulating in this world … Continue reading

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CHRISTMAS EVE CANDLE LIGHT SERVICE 5:00 P.M.

We welcome you to celebrate Christmas with us at a candle light service on Christmas Eve beginning at 5:00 p.m. There will be lots of Christmas hymns to sing and other special songs to enjoy as well as scriptural readings … Continue reading

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Christmas Tableaux Service Sunday at 5:00 p.m.

This Sunday is our annual Christmas Tableaux service at 5:00 p.m. It is a visual enactment of the story of the Lord’s Advent with scripture readings to go along with the scenes and music to enjoy and hymns to sing. … Continue reading

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Why Did The Angels Appear To The Shepherds?

Of all the kinds of people in the world why was it that shepherds were chosen as the ones to hear the message of Jesus’s birth directly from the angels? There are qualities pictured by what a shepherd does that … Continue reading

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The Role of Joseph in the Story of Christmas

Jesus Christ was not the son of Joseph. The whole Christian religion revolves around the truth that Jesus was born of a virgin, conceived of the Holy Spirit, and therefore could be called, “Wonderful, Counselor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace.” (Isaiah … Continue reading

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