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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Sharing the Faith – From Pastor Scott

The religious landscape of our country continues to evolve. In Pew Research Surveys that took place in 2018 and 2019, 65% of American adults describe themselves as Christian, down 12% over the past decade. At the same time, the religiously unaffiliated (the “nones”) share of the...
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The Lion and the Lamb – From Pastor Scott

I have always been intrigued with “oxymorons.”  Oxymorons are figures of speech that combine normally contradictory terms such as “good grief,” “small crowd,” “original copy,” and “clearly confused.” Many of these oxymorons are found in the midst of the Christmas season.  During...
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Finding Hope

“The light shines in the darkness, and the darkness doesn’t extinguish the light” – John 1:5 (CEB) Last year the word “existential” was the Dictionary.com Word of the Year. The word inspires us to ask big questions about “who we are” and “what our purpose is” in the face of...
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ROTARY INVOCATION-September 21, 2020

As we all know, 2020 is a year we will never forget. With the pandemic, Derecho, conversations about race and class, as well as a Presidential election, there is so much going on. And with the news of Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s recent passing, we take time to celebrate her life, but...
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Bible study

Zoom Study with Pastor Scott

A new study begins this month that focuses on the Gospel of Mark. Zoom sessions are on Wednesdays at 9:30 am and 7 pm. Please let Scott know if you’d like to be added to the E-mail list for the Zoom link.
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Making Decisions

“Trust in the Lord with all your heart” – Proverbs 3:5 (CEB) Eleanor Roosevelt once remarked that “one’s philosophy is expressed in the choices one makes.  In the long run, we shape our lives and we shape ourselves . . . and the choices we make are ultimately our responsibility.”...
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New Beginnings – From Pastor Scott

The past few weeks in Cedar Rapids, Marion, and surrounding areas have been emotional and exhausting. We have come together to assist one another following the damaging storms that came through our communities. Through it all, the best in people has come out. Folks have helped...
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Golf Outing with Pastor Scott

An informal nine hole golf outing with Pastor Scott is planned for Sunday PM, Aug. 30, at Lake MacBride Golf Course in Solon. All are welcome. Let Scott know if you’re interested.
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Managing Our Fears

Fear is all around us! And yes, some fear can be good. Fear is a vital response to physical and emotional danger. If we didn’t feel some fear from time to time, we couldn’t protect ourselves from legitimate threats. I am grateful for tornado watches and warnings. I am...
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