Pastor’s Note – June 13, 2019

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Sisters and Brothers, Greetings in the Lord. A week ago I was honored to be a part of the celebration the life of Patsy Fairleigh. Patsy had been a part of Schweitzer for many years and she loved God and … Read More

Pastor’s Note – June 6, 2019

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Dear Schweitzer friends, I was speechless! Yes, I was speechless as Susan and I stood before you last Sunday night. There was a flood of emotions and a myriad of thoughts which were coming at me so all I could say … Read More

Pastor’s Note – May 30, 2019

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Brothers & Sisters, There is something I wish to share with you today that may or may not be new to you. The concept is not new to me, but the simple profundity of it is gaining serious traction in … Read More

Pastor’s Note – May 23, 2019

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“Carry each other’s burdens, and in this way you will fulfill the law of Christ.” (Galatians 6:2) Hi friends, I hope you’re well today. It’s the morning after a stormy night. Many people in the Ozarks and Missouri are suffering … Read More

Pastor’s Note – May 2, 2019

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Happy Thursday to you! In the coming weeks through these notes and in the upcoming Sunday messages, I’ll be addressing the transition we are experiencing personally and as a church family. In Sunday messages, we’ll look back and look forward to … Read More

Pastor’s Note – April 25, 2019

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Good day Friends of God, Are you living in the glow and power of Easter and Jesus’ resurrection? As a church staff, we took to some time this week to reflect on the Easter experience and take note of how … Read More

Pastor’s Note – April 18, 2019

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Hi friends, how is your day?  Some days, we know, are special in life and we thank God. God is good. I confess there are days where I can begin to go from skeptical to cynical—not good. I’ve learned through the … Read More

Pastor’s Note – April 11, 2019

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Brothers & Sisters, This Sunday marks the beginning of Holy Week. If I’m being completely honest, nearly every year, there’s a part of me that resents it. Amidst the busy routine of life, it can sometimes feel like “just one … Read More

Pastor’s Note – April 4, 2019

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Greetings Friends,  Last week six of us from Schweitzer took a short trip to Memphis, Tennessee to visit Advance Memphis (advancememphis.org), a ministry that reflects “the hope of the coming Kingdom of God through transformational relationships and economic development.” We … Read More