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 …

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 …

Pastor’s Note – June 27, 2019

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Brothers and Sisters, I don’t have much to say this week. Pray. Read your Bible. Repent. Believe. Love people. Love God. You get the gist. Remember your calling in Christ Jesus, and take hold of all that he’s promised you. …

Pastor’s Note – June 20, 2019

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Hello brothers and sisters, This week I would love to tell you about the wonderful work of restoration that is taking place in the outreach ministries at Schweitzer. We currently have nine life change plan participants being mentored through our …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

Pastor’s Note – May 16, 2019

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Happy Thursday! People have been asking me the last couple of Sundays, Was today your last Sermon?  No, there are a few more left. My last day as your pastor is Sunday, June 16–Father’s Day. I do hope you can join us …

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 …