“Good Work”

On June 17, Pastor Katy preaches on Genesis 4:20-22. 20 Adah gave birth to Jabal; he was the father of those who live in tents and raise livestock. 21 His brother’s name was Jubal; he was the father of all who play stringed instruments and pipes. 22 Zillah also had a son, Tubal-Cain, who forged […]

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“The Year King Uzziah Died”

On May 27, Pastor Jim preaches on Isaiah 6:1-8. 1 In the year that King Uzziah died, I saw the Lord sitting on a throne, high and lofty; and the hem of his robe filled the temple. 2 Seraphs were in attendance above him; each had six wings: with two they covered their faces, and […]

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“A Chariot of Fire”

On February 11, Transfiguration Sunday, Pastor Katy preaches on 2 Kings 2:1-12. There are mysteries in life that, even with scientific explanation, captivate our attention. Then there are the mysteries of God that we try to explain, try to understand and tame into something we can then easily dismiss, but are beyond taming. The story […]

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“The Secrets We Share: Grief”

On February 4, Pastor Jim preaches on 2 Samuel 18:32-19:4. “The only way to get through grief is to grieve.” We have had a number of deaths in our church family this past month. People sometimes say, “It must be difficult to be a pastor at times like these.” It is. As a young minister, […]

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“The Secrets We Share: Grief”

On February 4, Pastor Katy preaches on 2 Samuel 12:15b-23; 18-33. There are many causes for grief, but grief is a universal experience. Whether one is grieving a lost possession, or the death of a loved one, our world seems to tell us that we’re allowed to grieve for a period, but then we’re expected […]

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“The Secrets We Share: Depression”

On January 21, Pastor Jim preaches on 1 Kings 19:1-8. The Gallup Poll reports that 17% of Americans have been diagnosed with depression. If we added in the many other depressed people who have not been diagnosed, the percentage is significant. Fortunately for us Christians we never get depressed. We are born of the spirit. We […]

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“The Secrets We Share: Depression”

On January 21, Pastor Katy preaches on 1 Kings 19:1-8. In 1 Kings 19, Elijah is done. He’s tired of being a prophet and the difficult life that it creates. He’s isolated and burned out, rejected and overwhelmed. He goes off into the wilderness and prays, “It is enough; now, O Lord, take away my […]

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“The Secrets We Share: Loneliness”

On January 14, Pastor Jim preaches on 1 Samuel 3:1-10. The story of Hannah, Eli, and Samuel is steeped in loneliness. Hannah knew the loneliness of being unable to bear children. In desperation she prayed to God at the temple of Shiloh for God to help her. A priest named Eli was watching her pray with her […]

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On November 26, members of the Community Ministries team spoke on Ephesians 2:10 and Micah 6:6-8. It’s Community Ministries Sunday! Please join us as we hear stories from the missions field as told by Ernie Rebuck, Linda Moore, David Matustik, June Johnson, and Claire Morrison.

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“500 Years”

On October 29, Pastor Katy preaches on Ezekiel 36:22-28. The church universal is in a constant state of change, and about every 500 years a massive reformation takes place. This Sunday we celebrate the 500^th anniversary of the Protestant Reformation. It was a reformation that not only began the Protestant Church, but led the Roman […]

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