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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Thorns on a branch

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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Lion and lamb

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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