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Season of Stewardship

Each year during the fall, we enter into a season of stewardship, which means the Budget for 2021 is prepared and presented to the congregation. Once the 2021 Budget is presented to the congregation, we have Pledge Sunday, where each of us has the opportunity to prepare and present our pledge to the congregation. Pledge…

Deacon Nominations

One of the important things we do each year in September is recommend names to the Deacon Nominating Committee. Our Deacons provide leadership to the congregation as we make decisions, serve others, and join together in ministry. We are thankful for our Deacons! First, the Deacon Nominating Committee receives recommendations from the congregation during a…

Milestones

Driving on the interstate, making our journey down the road, we do not pay attention to every single mile marker, but there are landmarks we notice along the way. When we arrive to a new state, or reach a major city, we announce it to the entire car! As we are apart, we want to…

Expectations

During this time of year, we usually lean into our expectations for the fall semester. We would expect the return of various church programs, the festivities of Saturdays, the return of our weekly rhythm; but for this fall, our expectations are in a holding pattern. We are not sure what to expect! We are trying…

The Wilderness is Wild

In the wake of the recent months as we have weighed the impact of a global pandemic, the experience of the Hebrew people leaving Egypt and wandering through the wilderness can serve as our guide. They discovered the wilderness is wild! It was not wild like a rollercoaster, but wild like the untamed desert. They…

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