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Fast this Lent?

by Phil Oehler

In Matthew 6:16-18 Jesus says, “And whenever you fast, do not look dismal, like the hypocrites, for they disfigure their faces so as to show others that they are fasting… But when you fast, put oil on your head and wash your face, so that your fasting may be seen not by others but by […]

The Cross in my Pocket

by pcw1rick
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Wooden tokens with the cross on them were handed out at the Annual Meeting. They can be kept in your pocket or purse as a reminder that we take up our cross and follow wherever our Savior leads us. If you did not get one, they are available on a table in the chapel.

PDA Bucket Mission

by pcw1rick

After worship service last Sunday, we had an assembly line set up and 58 buckets were filled with supplies to help those still recovering from the hurricanes down south. Thank you to all who helped make this possible by donating and packing.  Special thanks to Jan Edick for procuring all the supplies and Les Parkin […]

A Meeting of the Minds; And Souls

by Milt Fredericks

As many of you may now know our Congregational/Corporation meeting will be held on Sunday, January 28th at 4:00 PM in the Sanctuary. But, it will not be your ordinary meeting set up. We have met at 10:30 – right after worship and we have met at noon, following Sunday School. I can remember meetings […]

Life Together: January 17, 2018

by Phil Oehler

Journeying together as a spiritual community is a commitment to nurture one another’s desire for God and to support one another in seeking a way of life that is consistent with that desire. During 2018, we are seeking to recommit to our church family by more participation in worship, study, and service. We commit to […]

2018 Christian Education Block Schedule

by Kristen Franchetti

Following is the 2018 Christian Education Block Schedule: January 7: off January 14: off Winter Block 1 – Four Weeks Encouraging Others Strengthening the Art of Caring January 21 – February 11 Build Others Up! As God’s people live out their faith in this world, they need advice, challenge, and encouragement to persevere. Sometimes we need a reminder that […]

…a breath of fresh air…

by Phil Oehler

Eugene Peterson notes that when we read scripture, “we find that we are not being led to see God in our stories but to see our stories in God’s. God is the larger context and plot.” This year, I’m using the Narrative Lectionary, put together in 2010 by the good folks at Luther Seminary in […]

Merry Christmas!

by Phil Oehler

Merry Christmas! I hope that you are having a joy filled season and look hopefully to the celebration of Christ’s birth in just a few days. Not only am I preparing for Christmas Eve service, but also planning for 2018. Yes, getting ready for a new calendar year. After prayer and discussion with the staff, […]