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From Pastor Scott: Inspiring Others

Who inspires you? Who are the mentors in your life? For me, a list of mentors begins with Jesus Christ. In the Sermon on the Mount in Matthew 5-7, Jesus models a way of life in which we go the extra mile and turn the other cheek. In Luke 19, Jesus shows love and acceptance for...
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Considering Character – From Pastor Scott

In 1992, educators and leaders from various youth-related groups met in Aspen, Colorado to discuss character education and ways character could be emphasized in different environments.  A final result of this time together was a statement lifting up essential values and goals. ...
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Zoom Study with Pastor Scott

A new study group with Pastor Scott will start on Wednesday, April 14. The focus is the book  “A Multitude of Blessings: A Christian Approach to Religious Diversity,” written by Cynthia M. Campbell. Groups will meet via Zoom on Wednesdays at 9:30 AM and 7:00 PM. All are welcome!
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Holy Saturday

The Saturday following the death of Jesus must have been something.  While the Bible says very little about this day, we can imagine the Passover crowd in Jerusalem will return to their normal routines.  The Jewish people will observe the Sabbath.  Some might even be relieved the...
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Zoom Study with Pastor Scott

The Zoom Study Group with Pastor Scott began studying the book Embracing the Uncertain by Magrey R. deVega on Feb. 24th. This study follows the Lenten preaching series, and there are still some books available. All are welcome! Zoom sessions are Wednesdays at 9:30 AM and 7:00 PM.
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A Thorny Matter – From Pastor Scott

A woman goes on a dream vacation, yet she can’t let go of a work matter that is getting the best of her. A man pays off some debt, but there is still a specific burden that needs attention. A couple resolves some family issues, but a particular situation remains. There is...
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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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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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