The theme for our 2017-2018 Stewardship program, Count Me In!, focuses on the many ways our congregation members support our mission To Love, To Invite and To Serve. It also provides an open invitation for members to consider new areas in which to use their God-given talents. With that in mind: What is your Christ-centered passion? In which areas would you like to enhance our congregation’s efforts? Where can you take an additional step over and above your current level o
Where is God when bad things happen? That has always been a dreaded question for me...the question asked by so many when they are walking in the valley with the shadow of death, doubt, and fear cast over them. It’s also a question that I am no stranger to asking. It’s not so much a question that shows little faith. On the contrary, it is a question that reassures us faith exists. It is a question that helps us get through this endless quest for the Holy and how the Holy is li
October 31, 1517, is considered the birth date of the Protestant Reformation. It was definitely the first major step. Martin Luther created his list of 95 arguments against the Roman church’s practice of selling indulgences. Luther arranged to have copies printed for distribution, and hung one up on the Castle Church door, which served as the town's bulletin board. The document was an invitation to debate the issues raised in the theses. Did he really post them on October 31?
Is it not like a pastor to ask...do you pray? How do you pray? What do you pray for? It might sound a bit off, but many people believe they just do not have time to pray. Others think no one is listening. Still others are embarrassed to admit - or God forbid...be seen praying! So when I invite you into the TEN DAYS OF PRAYER I hope you might consider accepting. InterFaith Leaders for Neighborhood Ministries and I are hoping you could join us in prayer from September 8 through