Pastor Mark’s eNote: St. Nick’s Party

        A certain saintly man named Nicholas decided to throw a great celebration of Christmas, so he sent invitations to everyone he knew, near and far. To everyone in his address file he sent an invitation, to everyone in his e-mail contact list, to Facebook friends and Twitter followers, to everyone on…


December on the Rooftop Week 1

  “Rejoice in the Lord always. I will say it again: Rejoice!” Philippians 4:4 (NIV) I love our memory verse this month as we spend December discovering Joy through the prophecy and birth of a Savior. A Savior who mends our broken relationship with the Father in an amazing way. I know you’ll want to…


Pastor Mark’s eNote: The Pageant Begins

        It’s official now: The great pageant has begun, and we are all settling into our roles. Maybe you’re not a shepherd or angel this year but a decorator or chef. Maybe your role is to balance schedules or budgets. Or you might be the one who rallies the family for the…


November on the Rooftop Week 4

  November’s virtue is HONOR – letting someone know you see how valuable they really are. We finished up following David’s life in 2 Samuel 6:12-22a. He dances to God in front of all the people in Jerusalem, to the chagrin of his wife. He doesn’t care what anyone thinks, he just want to worship…


Pastor Mark’s eNote: So this is Advent

With Apologies to John Lennon   So, this is Advent, And what will you do? Thanksgiving is over, And the church year is new. No, this isn’t Christmas, Though commercials say so. Still time to get ready, Four Sundays to go. Refrain: A very holy Advent! Let us all praise and pray. Tune your heart…


November on the Rooftop Week 3

  November on the Rooftop Week 3 November’s virtue is HONOR – letting someone know you see how valuable they really are. David’s life gives us some powerful lessons about honor. Each week we will discuss a different event in his life that will support our virtue. This week, we are in 2 Samuel 9:13….


Pastor Mark’s eNote: Annual Thanksgiving Audit

As you prepare for this week of Thanksgiving, please complete the following information in full, following the directions included.   Line 1: Name (Last, First, Middle) ________________________ Line 2: Address _____________________________________ Line 3: Phone _______________________________________ Line 4: Age _________________________________________ Line 5: Next of Kin ___________________________________ Line 6: Religious Affiliation ______________________________ Line 7: Assets ________________________________________ Line…