Blog from Kristy Engel . . .

Hope “I’ve told you all this so that trusting me, you will be unshakable and assured, deeply at peace. In this godless world you will continue to experience difficulties. But take heart! I’ve conquered the world.” (John 16:33, MSG) I shared this verse with doctors and...

From the Music Ministry . . .

Hymns Used in 2021 Listed below is our annual hymn-use report from this past liturgical year, November 29, 2020 (the first Sunday of Advent) to November 21, 2021 (Christ the King Sunday). I always find the data interesting. It is a reflection of the themes used in...

From the Children’s Ministry . . .

I heard about a new book by Mitch Albom, The Stranger in the Lifeboat. I have read several of Albom’s books and immediately purchased this one. To no one’s surprise, the stranger in the lifeboat identified himself as “the Lord.” As is usual with a Mitch Albom book,...

Blog from Kristy Engel . . .

The Body I was able to spend the month of November teaching the youth on Sunday mornings. I hope they enjoyed it as much as I found it challenging! The challenge was in trying to communicate a lesson across multiple ages…but this was a very good lesson for me in...

From the Children’s Ministry . . .

It’s hard to believe that December is here and Christmas is just a few weeks away! Christmas has always been my favorite time of the year. I love the decorations, music and traditions of Christmas.  Last year, one of the things I missed the most was the Elf Workshop. ...

From the Music Ministry. . .

A Ceremony of Lessons and Carols   On Sunday, December 19th, the Christmas Choir will lead in worship by presenting A Ceremony of Lessons and Carols: A Simple Service for Choir and Congregation composed by and arranged by Anna Laura Page and Jean Anne...