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From the Pastor….

by Angie Smith

Recently I asked someone to assist in a ministry for just one event. It was in his wheelhouse. He has way more talent than was really required but his participation would add a lot. I sent the request in an email. He replied almost immediately saying he would be glad to help and then he […]

From the Children’s Ministry….

by Angie Smith

It is hard to believe that summer vacation is over and the children are back in school!  We have already begun our 2018-2019 Wednesday night Children’s Choir schedule. In September, we will begin our Wednesday night Children’s “Growing in Faith” rotation. On the first Wednesday of each month the children will join me for an […]

From the Music Ministry….

by Angie Smith

Christmas Is Coming Singers: You are invited to participate in this year’s Christmas Choir! On Sunday, September 16 after morning worship, we will have our Annual Christmas Music Workshop. During this rehearsal, we will begin learning music to be presented for this year’s Christmas Choir Program. That afternoon we will enjoy a lunch of sandwiches […]

From the Student Ministry….

by Angie Smith

What’s Missing? The Student Ministry has just started a new series called “Decisions” and we are learning about how to involve God in our small decisions, so that when big decisions come in our lives we will seek God’s wisdom. The only problem with that is what if we are not keeping a close relationship […]

From the Pastor….

by Angie Smith

As this goes to press (an archaic term) the summer is officially drawing to a close. Oh, we’ll still have plenty of hot weather and there will be more than a month before the calendar says it’s autumn, but, when school starts, summer is toast. And as school resumes, parents are once again filled with […]

From the Music Ministry….

by Angie Smith

I Sing for I Cannot Be Silent – Part 2 (Redeemed, How I Love to Proclaim It by Fanny J. Crosby) Last month I wrote about why I find singing in worship so appealing – because it involves our whole being in worship; our mind, our body, and our emotions. Another aspect of singing in […]

From the Student Ministry….

by Angie Smith

Enough How do you live like you are enough? The theme of the student camp Passport this year is “Enough,” focusing on 2 Corinthians 12:9a, “My grace is sufficient for you, for power is made perfect in weakness.” Throughout the week the students learned that God is enough, I am enough, there is enough, and […]

From the Children’s Ministry….

by Angie Smith

More and more, healthcare, law and education professionals are using the phrase “technology addiction”. We live in an age where people are never without some type of electronic device. From televisions to telephones, people are constantly plugged in. The children of today would be totally lost with the party lines and three station black and […]

Blog from Kristy Engel….

by Angie Smith

“None of us is beyond the task of missions…the question is not whether or not we will be working to spread the gospel around the world, but what role we will play in this.” – Francis Chan I have recently been writing, and finally finished (!) a training program that helps churches and organizations understand […]