Midweek Message – 7/19/17

Midweek Message – 7/19/17

Friends, Last Sunday, we began learning about the sacraments – signs of God’s gracious love and our grateful response – with a focus on baptism: God’s promise of life for all. We learned that, in his baptism, Jesus Christ fully entered into the human experience. In our baptism, we are fully incorporated into the life[…]

Midweek Message – 7/13/17

Midweek Message – 7/13/17

Friends, We were inspired last Sunday by the story of pure praise from a young boy – and, yet again, the chickens manage to make their way into the sermon. Everything that breathes, praises! This Sunday, we’ll begin a 4-week sermon series on the two Sacraments we observe as Presbyterians: Baptism and the Lord’s Supper.[…]

Midweek Message – 6/29/17

Midweek Message – 6/29/17

Friends, “Hey, sheeple, God’s got this!” That was the theme in worship last Sunday. We were reminded of God’s forever love – even in the darkest valley. Our worship band shared inspiring music in the morning, and later in the afternoon at our Pints & Prayers outreach at Dogwood. Thanks to all who attended and[…]

Midweek Message – 6/22/17

Midweek Message – 6/22/17

Friends, Last Sunday, we discovered the gift of crying out to God – especially when we’re wondering how long our suffering will continue – and the promise of God’s goodness in the midst of our struggles. We also shared our thanks to Jenn Humenik and Renee Vitale – and all the support teachers – for[…]

Midweek Message – 6/15/17

Midweek Message – 6/15/17

Friends in faith, On Sunday, we were invited to join in the joyful noise that all creation makes in praise of God, the One whose love and faithfulness endures forever! Speaking of the praise of creation, we also had a visit from Natasha Taylor, program director of the Holmes Camp and Conference Center. Visit the[…]

Midweek Message – 6/8/17

Midweek Message – 6/8/17

Friends in faith, The Holy Spirit was experienced last Sunday, in sermon, song, and sacrament! Our shared worship was a great reminder of the roots of the word “liturgy”—an ancient Greek word meaning, “work of the people.” Many thanks to Gretchen Brokaw and all those who did the work of the people as we worshiped[…]

Midweek Message – 5/25/17

Midweek Message – 5/25/17

Friends in faith, Last Sunday we dared to embrace Paul’s bold proclamation that, “I no longer live, but Christ lives in me.” What does it mean—for our families, our church, and our world—to believe that Christ lives in us—and in others? For me, it means everything. This Sunday, our family will be traveling to Erie, PA[…]