Pastor’s Note – October 17, 2019

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Friends, I missed you last Sunday because I was in Chicago running the Chicago Marathon. The Chicago Marathon has 45,000+ runners from 150 countries and all 50 states. There were 1.2 million spectators along the 26.2 mile course. I’ve never … Read More

Pastor’s Note – October 10, 2019

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Friends, Today, let’s talk about the United Methodist Church. I spent most of this week in Florida at a meeting of the Wesley Covenant Association (WCA). The WCA is an organization that connects United Methodist clergy, churches, and laity towards … Read More

Pastor’s Note – October 3, 2019

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Friends, This Sunday, we will begin a new sermon series called Not for Me. One of the most inspiring things about the life of Jesus is how he was constantly living for other people. His life was not lived for … Read More

Pastor’s Note – September 26, 2019

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Friends, This weekend, we’re wrapping up our sermon series Go. We’ve spent the last four weeks unpacking the Great Commission: “All authority in heaven and on earth has been given to me. Therefore go and make disciples of all nations, … Read More

Pastor’s Note – September 19, 2019

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Hello Friends, And work for the peace and prosperity of the city where I sent you into exile. Pray to the Lord for it, for its welfare will determine your welfare. Jeremiah 29:7 NLT On October 3, Schweitzer is hosting … Read More

Pastor’s Note – August 29, 2019

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Friends, This week I have a three unrelated things to share. First, this Sunday we welcome Pastor Jim Mason back from his sabbatical. Jim has been on sabbatical since June 1. He has spent the summer traveling and learning from … Read More

Pastor’s Note – August 22, 2019

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Hello Friends, It’s been a nice and relaxing summer for me — no school, less busy work schedule, more vacation, that sort of thing. I have to say, I’ve been blessed and refreshed in more ways than one. And to … Read More

Pastor’s Note – August 15, 2019

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Friends, This Sunday, we’ll be starting a new series called Life Together. We’re going to explore some elements that pull us together and unite as a church family. We’re going to spend three weeks on one very important passage called … Read More

Pastor’s Note – August 8, 2019

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Friends, The Bible describes changes in life as “seasons.” Ecclesiastes 3 says it well: “There is a time for everything, and a season for every activity under the heavens: a time to be born and a time to die, a … Read More