Palm Sunday: The Gift of Eternal Life

This Sunday is Palm Sunday. We will have a procession with palms during the children’s portion of the service to celebrate God’s presence in our life. In the adult talk we will focus on the story of Lazarus being brought back to life after being dead for four days.  It is a good lead into the story of Jesus’s own resurrection on Easter Sunday.

The miracle of this story reminds us of our own life, which will go one even after the death of our body.  It also reminds us that the Lord has the ability to bring back to life our lost hopes and dreams, to pump life back into relationships that seem dead or lifeless, and to lift us up and set us back on our feet when we have fallen – no matter how far.

Join us for worship and a potluck lunch following the service.

The Holy Supper or Communion will also be offered during the service to help us to connect with the Lord and His love and plans for us.

See you Sunday at 10:30 a.m.

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You Were Created To Be Happy

Is this surprising news coming from a church? Churches can get a reputation for being places that promote surrendering all joy and delight and offering guilt and shame instead. But we really were created to be happy and to enjoy life and all of its delights. What’s the catch? Come Sunday and see if there is one.

Sunday 10:30 a.m.

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Use Your Eyes To See 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 we see the world will shape our perception. If we look for what is wrong with others we will undoubtedly determine that they are flawed and have a negative feeling about them. If we look for the good in others we will see it and will find that our tolerance and even our love for others will grow. A huge shift in our worldview is bound to occur.

This week we will consider how to view the world and others with eyes that focus on the good. This is how angels see others and they are pretty darn happy!

Please join us Sunday at 10:30 a.m. or watch the live stream.
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Slow Down And Get A New Perspective: a.k.a. “Be still and know that I am God.” – God (Psalm 46:10)

We can be so busy. So busy doing things, moving from one thing to the next or viewing one news item or social media post to another that we can end up missing out on what is most important and most enriching – connection. Not internet or wifi connection – human connection, connection with our higher self, connection with God. If we get stronger connections in these areas we might find that we are a lot happier and a lot less stressed.

See you Sunday at 10:30 a.m.

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Growth Through Discomfort: a.k.a Feel and Deal

We don’t like to be uncomfortable or to experience pain. Makes sense. But we may be stunting our ability to grow spiritually if we avoid all discomfort. Our discomfort is often a window into something we need to work through. If we mask it or avoid it we won’t ever deal with it. If we learn how to feel and deal we can make forward progress.

We will talk about how to feel and deal this Sunday at 10:30 a.m. We hope you can join us.

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Spirituality For A Busy Life

We may have the impression that to be a spiritual person we need to devote a serious amount of time and effort toward and take deep dives into spiritual practices for it to make any difference. Since we don’t have time for all that we may just give up – not bothering to do much of anything. When we are constantly on the go and run busy lives what are things that we can do to fit in little moments to connect and stay spiritually focussed amidst it all? This week we will tease out from what might be called a full blown spiritual practice some things that we can do quickly and on the move to create hope, happiness and connection.

See you Sunday at 10:30 a.m. or watch the livestream on our Facebook page (either live or whenever you can get to it – it will be there).

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Spiritual Goals For Parenting

It is easy to go through our days as parents just trying to get by, focused on trying to get the children in bed as quickly as possible so we can get on with life. Some days are certainly like this, and that is understandable, but it is probably not what we want to become a pattern. If we were to stop and think about it we would most likely want to get a bit more out of parenting and to offer more to our children. This Sunday we will talk about spiritual goals we can set for our parenting so that we can prepare our children for their life in this world, and all its challenges, as well as help them to put their best foot forward for their own spiritual lives. We might just find that we enjoy our parenting a lot more as well.

See you Sunday at 10:30 a.m.

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Christmas Eve Candlelight Service 4:30 p.m.

Come celebrate the birth of the Lord Jesus Christ in a candle light service beginning at 4:30 p.m. on Christmas Eve. It is a beautiful, peaceful service for people of all ages. We hope you will join us on this special evening.

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Loving Those You Disagree With

We seem to live in a highly divided world. We all seem to have set up our camps of beliefs and have determined that if anyone doesn’t agree with us then they are idiots (or some other colorful name). This seems to happen in many areas of life including religion and politics. We seem to have lost our ability to seek to understand and find the good in one another.

The Lord has some really helpful things to say about why we do this and how we can change it.

We will get into this topic this coming Sunday at 10:30 a.m. We hope to see you then!

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Practicing Forgiveness, Part 6: Prayer Plays A Big Part

Prayer is a powerful tool that the Lord urges us to use to help us in our efforts to receive and grant forgiveness. Please join us this week as we dig into this subject 10:30 a.m. Sunday.

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