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Pastor Mark’s eNote: Sunday! Sunday! Sunday!

         “So, what’s going on at church?” you ask. “And do I need to be there?”      A few things. And yes.      This Sunday is Commitment Sunday. That’s no small thing. We will fill out our “Take Care” pledge cards for the remainder of 2016 and all of 2017…

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October on the Rooftop – Week 2

  October on the Rooftop – Week 1 Sunday on the Rooftop, we traveled with the 12 spies in Numbers 13-14 to the Promised Land to scope out the new digs for the Israelites.  Only 2 spies, Joshua and Caleb trusted God when faced with obstacles.  Courage is being brave enough to do what you should do,…

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September on the Rooftop – Week 4

  September on the Rooftop – Week 3 This week, we finished our study of Joseph in Genesis 42-45. Last week, we left Joseph in charge of Egypt second only to Pharaoh himself. The famine that Joseph predicted has spread all the way to Joseph’s family. Jacob sends the brothers to buy food in Egypt where…

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Pastor Mark’s eNote – Glimpses of Heaven

Glimpses of Heaven         There is an odd little Japanese movie called “After Life.” It tells the story of a group of people who have recently died and have gathered in a kind of celestial holding area. They are asked to choose a single memory of happiness, then a heavenly film crew…

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September on the Rooftop – Week 3

  September on the Rooftop – Week 3 All month long we are journeying through Genesis with Joseph. Last week we found him waiting in prison for Pharaoh’s cup bearer to plead Joseph’s case and to be released from prison. He waited 3 long years but continued trusting God. He ended up being in leadership over…

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Pastor Mark’s eNote – What Drives Miss Daisy?

What Drives Miss Daisy? Those of you who have met our dog Daisy know she is pretty timid and reluctant to mix with strangers, but don’t be fooled by her nervousness with people. The dog is a hunter at heart. Take her outside, and she will sprint wildly toward any squirrel or rabbit lulled into…