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True Community Is Messy

Posted by Wesley Taylor on

I once read a tweet by a guy named Matt Merker that said: If you want a church with “community,” get ready to:- Let people call you out on sin- Drive old ladies to church- Bring folks baby meals- Teach Sunday school- Pray for the body- Have long conversations with awkward people-...

Preparing For All Who Enter

Posted by Laura Ames on

How I missed my little friends in the day school over the summer months. The 2nd floor was quiet without our Achievers group. Bible studies, family dinners, and seminars all came to an end. Then we began cleaning house. When programming was quiet, the church facilities crew spent their summer...

Day School Comes to Life

Posted by Amanda Nunneley on

And whoever welcomes one such child in my name welcomes me. Matthew 18:5  Over the last two weeks, I have had the privilege of watching the day school come to life. The halls are filled with familiar faces, new faces and generations of families. The life that has filled the...

We Can All Worship

Posted by Susan Galindo on

And in him you too are being built together to become a dwelling in which God lives by his Spirit. Ephesians 2:22  Friends, Sunday morning was a great time of celebrating the Body of Christ as we all came together for a time of worship, hearing...

Love of Strangers​

Posted by Debra Harris on

Then Jesus said to his host, “When you give a luncheon or dinner, do not invite your friends, your brothers or sisters, your relatives, or your rich neighbors; if you do, they may invite you back and so you will be repaid. But when you give a banquet, invite the poor, the...

Be The Wheat

Posted by Rev. Ben Trammell on

He put before them another parable: “The kingdom of heaven may be compared to someone who sowed good seed in his field; but while everybody was asleep, an enemy came and sowed weeds among the wheat, and then went away. So when the plants came up and bore grain, then the...

Unity Trough Music

Posted by Mary McKay on

"It was the duty of the trumpeters and singers to make themselves heard in unison in praise and thanksgiving to the Lord, and when the song was raised, with trumpets and cymbals and other musical instruments, in praise to the Lord, “For he is good, for his...

Plant, Grow, and Tend

Posted by Rev. Ben Trammell on

And the Lord God planted a garden in Eden, in the east; and there he put the man whom he had formed. Out of the ground the Lord God made to grow every tree that is pleasant to the sight and good for food, the tree of life also in the midst of the garden, and the tree of the knowledge of...

A Little Different

Posted by Elizabeth Mooy-Fink on

“For truly I tell you, if you have faith the size of a[ mustard seed, you will say to this mountain, ‘Move from here to there,’ and it will move; and nothing will be impossible for you.” Matthew 17:20  August is always an...

Work on Purpose

Posted by Magen McCue on

For it is God who works in you, both to will and to work for his good pleasure. Philippians 2:13          This past Friday over coffee and bagels at our favorite meeting spot, Einstein’s, the Audio/Visual Department...

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