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

Pastor’s Note – August 1, 2019

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Friends, What a fun week we’ve had with Vacation Bible School! I wasn’t assigned a job for VBS; instead, I spend my time wandering around and watching all that we’re doing. I am blown away by the over-and-above work we … Read More

Pastor’s Note – July 25, 2019

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Friends, Vacation Bible School is around the corner. This weekend, volunteers will be at the church decorating the building for the incredible week ahead. VBS starts next Monday. So far we have almost 400 kids signed up with over 100 … Read More

Pastor’s Note – July 18, 2019

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Friends, I’m in the full swing now of the Listening Tour. We have 19 of these small-group gatherings scheduled over the course of the summer. I’m doing about three per week; I’ve done seven so far. This Listening Tour is … Read More

Pastor’s Note – July 11, 2019

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Friends, Sunday was fun! Thank you for such a great, warm reception. I so enjoyed being in worship with you. I was especially grateful for the opportunity to simply meet people and observe on my first Sunday. This Sunday, I … Read More

Pastor’s Note – July 3, 2019

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Friends, I can’t tell you how much of an honor it is to write this note today! On Monday morning, before I came into the office for my first day, I woke early and went for a run on the … Read More