Weekly Update 9.25.17

Did you know that today is three months until Christmas?!?  I know many of you are rolling your eyes at me as you read this and others are getting excited and are starting to work on their shopping lists!  I’m always amazed at how quickly the season comes around year...

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Weekly Update 9.18.17

So now what?  For the last 5 weeks, I’ve been encouraging you to invite your friends, neighbors, and family to church on September 17th.  Well today is September 18th.  The big day has come and gone.  The weather messed with us a bit but I still think we had a...

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Weekly Update 9.11.17

“Can I bring something?”  Any time we have people over to our house, they always seem to ask this question.  Many times the answer is “sure, bring dessert” because you can never have enough desserts 🙂  As you hopefully know already, this coming Sunday is National Back to Church Sunday...

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Weekly Update 8.21.17

Have you gone fishin’ lately?  Yesterday, we looked at the final chapter in the book of John and explored Jesus’ call for each of us to go fishing.  At the same time, Jesus is also calling us to take care of His sheep.  These two metaphors remind us of the...

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Weekly Update 8.14.17

It’s sad to admit but summer is quickly coming to a close.  Within the next two weeks, students will begin returning to school and the days will begin to get shorter.  The swimming pools will close down and the beaches will have no one building castles on them.  But as...

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Weekly Update 8.7.17

There’s something special about being invited.  Whether you open the mailbox and find an invitation, you receive a text from a friend inviting you out for coffee, or a neighbor walks up and invites you over, the invitation makes you feel wanted.  People say “we should do this or that...

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Weekly Update 7.31.17

I remember sitting in school staring at the clock.  The teacher was fully engrossed in the lesson, completely unaware that the last few remaining seconds were quickly passing by.  In just a few moments, the class would be over and I would be free to start the weekend.  In just...

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Weekly Update 7.24.17

“Be still and watch”…as I closed the sermon yesterday, we were challenged to simply be still and see what God would do in the challenges we’re each facing.  Funny thing is, I feel like since that closing statement yesterday I’ve done everything but “being still.”  Isn’t it amazing how life...

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Weekly Update 7.17.17

It’s been a few weeks since I’ve written my “weekly update.”  Between celebrating Independence Day (by shooting two fireworks shows!) and attending a Brethren in Christ Pastor’s continuing education course, I haven’t been around my computer much!  But here I am, back at it and excited to share some events...

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Weekly Update 6.26.17

We couldn’t have asked for a more perfect day yesterday for our annual picnic!  Thank you to everyone who joined in on the fun as well as a special thanks to our trustee and kitchen committees for all of their hard work setting up and tearing everything down.  After all...

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