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Pastor Mark’s eNote – What Happens in a Confirmation Service?

       This Sunday afternoon at 4:00, families and church members will gather in the worship center for a service of confirmation. Fifty-plus young people, well-dressed and well-coiffed, will take their places in the rows. We will move through a worship service with singing, praying, preaching, and fidgeting, and questions will be asked and…

Humility

April 30 on the Rooftop

On Sunday, we spent some time with our monthly memory verse, Philippians 2:3.  “Do nothing out of selfish ambition or vain conceit.  Rather, in humility value others above yourselves.”  We gave the kids the opportunity to make some choices when given scenarios where they could either put themselves or others first.  They did a great…

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Pastor Mark’s eNote – Fingerprints of the Saints

       Take a close look around our church, and you’re likely to find all kinds of fingerprints.  That’s no surprise, of course, considering all the stuff that goes on here every week from Sunday worship to Preschool to Mothers’ Morning Out to Sunday School to our adult and children’s choirs to our Wednesday…

Humility

April 23 on the Rooftop

In Matthew 28:16-20 we read of Jesus’ Great Commission.  Verses 19-20, “Therefore go and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, and teaching them to obey everything I have commanded you. And surely I am with you always, to the…

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Pastor Mark’s eNote – Easter: Not Done Yet

       We’re not done.  Our Easter celebration continues.  No, I don’t think we will have quite as many people on hand on the Second Sunday of Easter, but we WILL have a magnificent cantata presented by our choir.  Do you think the music was good on Easter morning?  Enough said.  We’re not done….

Humility

Easter on the Rooftop

“He is risen! He is risen indeed!” was shouted from the Rooftop this Easter Sunday!  Our kids had an amazing Easter Sunday morning celebrating our risen Savior!  We began in the Garden with a visit from the disciple, James.  We ended, of course, with the wonderful news of the glory of the Resurrection.  We talked…