From Pastor Kristina – February 2021

When I was younger, my dad and I would garden together. It was something we liked to do. Each parsonage we had, we created a big garden in the backyard, where we’d grow watermelon, sweet corn, tomatoes, lettuce, and so much more. We enjoyed gardening together, but it didn’t mean...
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Zoom Study with Pastor Scott

The Zoom Study Group with Pastor Scott is currently studying the book Philippians by Cynthia M. Campbell. A new study begins on Feb. 24th that will focus on the book Embracing the Uncertain by Magrey R. deVega. This study will follow the Lenten preaching series. All are welcome!...
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The Bible in Twelve Words

Several years ago I attended a continuing education event at St. Luke’s United Methodist Church in Orlando, Florida. One of the highlights of the event was a presentation from the church’s lead pastor, the Rev. Bill Barnes, on “The Bible in Twelve Words.” I have thought about his...
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Women’s Book Study – NEW BOOK!

The women’s book study with Pastor Kristina is starting a new book on Jan. 4th: Kate Bowler’s Everything Happens For A Reason: And Other Lies I’ve Loved. The study meets Monday evenings at 7 PM over Zoom! If you would like to join the study, please E-mail Pastor Kristina ASAP at...
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Additional Building Renovations in 2021

As the new year begins, we are leveraging the momentum gained in 2020 to complete Phase 1 of our renovation plan with the following improvements: Foyer, Narthex, Fireside and Sanctuary – LED lighting, ceiling tiles, pew restoration, flooring, furnishings, paint, organ...
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Faith Issues Class

This adult class meets every Sunday on Zoom at 9 AM. Just contact the church office or request to have the link sent your way. In January, we will start the year with a discussion around questions like “Whom do you feel grateful to in your life?” and “What problem did you have...
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Blood Drive

Blood Drive Results Are In!

We had a great day – we registered 12 donors, with 2 deferrals, so we collected 10 donations. Wonderful! Plus you had 1 first time donor – love it! What a great boost right before we head into Christmas – your drive will help 40 local patients!!! What a way to end the year! Three...
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Looking Ahead to the New Year – by Pastor Kristina

I’ve never been very big on New Year’s resolutions. I’m terrible about finishing them! I’d be off to a good start, and then something would happen, and I wouldn’t fulfill my resolution. A few years ago, I made a resolution to make a new recipe every week to be more explorative in...
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Bible study

Zoom Study with Pastor Scott

The book for the new study is “Philippians” by Cynthia Campbell. The new study begins on Weds., Jan. 6th, at 9:30 AM and 7 PM. Books are now available in the church office at no cost. All are welcome!
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Sunday Worship continues online through January

Worship services continue online through January. We continue to follow guidance from Bishop Laurie Haller and the Linn County Public Health Dept. as we seek to be safe and well. Please join us on our YouTube Channel on Sundays at 10:30 am!
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