Pastor’s Friday Comments (06.18.21)

Jesus once spoke to a group of Jewish followers, people who were deeply entrenched in their heritage and tradition. He told them, “If you continue in my word, you are truly my disciples, and you will know the truth, and the truth will make you free” (John 8:31). He...

Pastor’s Friday Comments (06.11.21)

As the pandemic begins to subside – at least in the United States – the singular desire most often expressed is, “I can’t wait to get back to normal.” Yeah, let’s not do that. Let’s not go back to our naive assumption that we can live in our bubble of...

From the Pastor (04.23.21)

It’s time to start thinking about what church will “look like” once we are able to return to some degree of normalcy. The fact of the matter, of course, is that nobody knows. No one knows who will have become so used to “virtual worship” (I’m not crazy about that...

From the Student Ministry….

Bring them into the process By now everyone has had a chance to weigh in for the pastor search committee.  With surveys, prayer meeting updates, emails, and Sunday School class conversations I think all the bases are covered. It is a bittersweet process. It’s always...

From the Music Ministry (04.01.21)

I’m Not Pavarotti I realize I am not a great soloist. I have a pleasant enough voice . . . I can sing in tune, keep a beat, and get by when needed to, but in the wide world of vocal artistry my voice is rather average. I would not be chosen to advance on American...

Senior Pastor, Full Time

TITLE: SENIOR PASTOR, FULL TIME ROLE SUMMARY The leader of the pastoral ministries of the church, the senior pastor is expected to work closely with the deacons, Church Council, and congregation to encourage spiritual growth, offer pastoral care to members and others...