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Press On

Posted by Ben Trammell on

Friends, I have grown quite fond of hiking. I love the trees, the wildlife (well most of it), the breeze, and the sun. In a world so centered on screens and technology, merely walking in creation is a renewing escape. There are times on an unfamiliar trail, particularly on a hot day or when...

Love One Another

Posted by Rev. Laurinda Kwiatkowski on

Friends, I am writing this on Monday, November 2. One day before Election Day 2020. I’ve got to tell you, I have the full gamut of emotions coursing through my brain today. First of all, I have to own that there is fear. Fear for how people will respond to the results of the election and...

Blessed Are

Posted by Ben Trammell on

Friends, “Blessed are the poor in spirit, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven. “Blessed are those who mourn, for they will be comforted. “Blessed are the meek, for they will inherit the earth. “Blessed are those who hunger and thirst for righteousness, for they will...

Not As Expected

Posted by Reed McNitzky on

Friends,We have a saying in my family that comes about whenever we are disappointed with how something turns out: “It’s not what I expected.” It comes from some past moments when my mom declared it about an entrée she ordered at a restaurant – sometimes reality is...

Fitting In

Posted by Rev. Laurinda Kwiatkowski on

See what great love the Father has lavished on us, that we should be called children of God! And that is what we are! -1 John 3:1  Friends,  I spent the first 10 years of my life in Bryan, TX. I had lots of friends and was close (30-minute drive) to all my extended family. We...

God Is Delievering

Posted by Ben Trammell on

Friends, Moses was a Hebrew raised in Egyptian privilege through God’s providence and Pharaoh’s cruel folly. A clumsy attempt at trying to intervene by Moses results in a dead Egyptian and Moses fleeing to hide in Midian. Moses gets married and tends the flocks in Midian safely...

Hope On The Horizon

Posted by Ben Trammell on

Those who trust in the Lord are like Mount Zion,     which cannot be shaken but endures forever. As the mountains surround Jerusalem,     so the Lord surrounds his people     both now and forevermore...

A Live Stream Update

Posted by Alyssa Carroll on

Hi Church Family, It has been an interesting season here in Communications over the last couple of months. We are streaming just about everything these days and we have been looking at upgrading our live stream capabilities. I’m excited to say that we have moved forward with a new system...

Let Us Know

Posted by Ben Trammell on

Friends, It has been a challenging time and there are obstacles still in front of us. I still believe that God makes a way in the wilderness and that the people of University have been sent to this community for this moment on a kingdom mission. Below is a link to a survey that will help us...

SINGING: May Be Hazardous to Your Health!

Posted by Mary McKay on

Friends, Whoever would have dreamed that singing would become one of the most hazardous things you can do in a group setting. Singing, the gift that brings me and many others such joy. Singing, that now must be done with masks on our faces and/or socially distant.   Many of you know...

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