On Trusting
by Pete Nelson on March 27th, 2024
Lately it seems as if I’ve been having a similar conversation over and over. The conversation centers around anxiety. “How am I going to handle this illness? How are we going to pay this bill? What if the surgery goes poorly? What if our son continues with some bad choices? How will the marriage survive this latest stressor?”We all tend to have minds that kick in to overdrive, that play out worst ...  Read More
A Congregational Hug
by Pete Nelson on January 24th, 2024
One of the metaphors for the church family in scripture is “the Body of Christ." The body, we are reminded, is made up of many parts, each part contributing to the well being, and blessing, of the whole. When one part suffers, we all do. When a part rejoices, the whole is to applaud and give thanks with it. A beautiful picture of community painted by Gods word.Every Christmas season our Elders sen...  Read More
Bible Reading Plans for Kids
by Josh Cervone on January 12th, 2024
Happy New Year! Hopefully, you and your family enjoyed the Christmas season. As 2024 begins, we have begun a Bible reading plan together. As you may know, we are reading through the entire Bible in one year in chronological order (more info HERE). Spending time in the Word is how we get to know the Father. And doing it together is how we develop a community that is centered on our relationship wit...  Read More
Reading the Bible? Now What?
by Rob Thompson on January 9th, 2024
So, you’ve signed up and you’ve started reading… Now what? You might also be asking…  Read More
Act Justly, Love Mercy
by Pete Nelson on December 31st, 2023
Our verse for 2023 was found in Micah 6:8 it reads as follows: “What does the Lord require of you? To act justly, and to love mercy, and to walk humbly with your God.”We are walking through a week where we say goodbye to one year and welcome in 2024. The year ahead will be full of promise, challenges, fears, triumphs, and a whole lot of unknowns!We do not leave our verse for this past year in the ...  Read More
Tis' the Season
by Dan Vandzura on December 22nd, 2023
As I write this morning, we find ourselves just a few days away from the arrival of Christmas. The advent season is drawing to a close, and before we know it, Christmas morning will have come and gone.   The advent and Christmas season is one of the richest traditions that we have been left with as Christians living in the 21st century, and yet, we all know that tradition can easily turn into trad...  Read More