This week in church news…
Outreach 2019: Yard Sale, BBQ, Movie Night, Jazz Concert
Background On two consecutive Sundays, August 21st and 28th, the Session invited worship attendees (members and friends) to express their preferences for what time Sunday School and Worship should start. This came after a 4-month period during which Sunday School was held at 8:30 and Worship at 10:00 to experiment as to whether an earlier start time would be more…
Still bearing the scars of his wounding on earth, Jesus identifies deeply with humanity, even in our deepest suffering and loss.
Pastor Robert shares about an experience at “Camp Bluegrass” as an illustration of the kind of church we might aspire to have.
THOUGHTS are powerful things. Indeed, Jesus taught that our thoughts come out of our hearts, revealing who we really are. The Christian scriptures speak of “taking every thought captive to the obedience of Christ.” And those same scriptures are described as a two-edged sword, “able to judge the thoughts and intentions of the heart.” Believers are…
Sharing about faith transmits important information, but God must provide the kindling spark that is faith.
Clare asks, “Where is God in the mundane?” and shares some normal, everyday ways to delight in God.
Clare, our 2020 summer college intern, introduces a weekly devotion that she will be sharing weekly this summer. The devotions are great for personal quiet time or reflection. Here’s a link to the first one, “When God Feels Distant.”
Zach talks about the importance of connection and illustrates with scripture and a video from some GSPC youth.
Eric VanderHeide goes on another walk, remembers someone who encouraged him greatly, and challenges himself and us to reach out and encourage someone today.
Eric VanderHeide goes for a walk and ponders the Church as the Body of Christ as well as asking how we handle the conflict that can come from being “at-home” for extended periods.