Advent Devotionals: Friday December 4
on December 7th, 2020
COMPASSION: LOVE WITHOUT BORDERS“If we want to learn the great art of love from Jesus,we might begin by being attentive to the many small acts of gentleness, kindness, and courtesy that graced his most ordinary interactions with other people.”(Chris Webb, God Soaked Life)Jeremiah 31:18-20, Mark 12:30-31, John 13:34-35, 1 John 3:16-17WHAT MATTERED MOST TO JESUS?He clearly placed love for God and lo...
Advent Devotionals: Thursday, December 3
on December 3rd, 2020
FORGIVENESS OPENS THE DOOR TO DEEP LOVE“The great surprise about Jesus’ invitation into the kingdom community was that it was addressed precisely to those who were most clearly not “kingdom people,” to those in whom the maladies of disordered love were most evident.”(Chris Webb, God Soaked Life)Matthew 5:43-48, Matthew 18:21-34, 2 Corinthians 5:17-21“What is the condition of your soul?”This is a q...
Advent Devotionals: Wednesday, December 2
on December 2nd, 2020
THE PATH TO LOVE IS VULNERABILITY“Vulnerability is not winning or losing; it’s having the courage to show up and be seen when we have no control over the outcome. Vulnerability is not weakness; it’s our greatest measure of courage.”- Brene BrownIsaiah 9:6-7, Luke 2:11-12, Philippians 2:1-11, 2 Corinthians 12:9, 13:4God arrived as a baby. The promised Messiah comes wrapped in swaddling clothes. Fou...
Advent Devotionals: Tuesday, December 1
on December 1st, 2020
COMPELLED BY LOVE“The call to love is vast: rooted in the very structuring of creation, encompassing everything that lives and breathes, summoning us to give our utmost to God and one another.But, as with so many other essential aspects of our lives it begins small and often finds expression in the most seemingly mundane ways.”(Chris Webb, God Soaked Life)Genesis 1:26-31, Isaiah 9:2,1 John 4:7-12,...
Advent Devotionals: Monday, November 30
on November 30th, 2020
FIRST MONDAY OF ADVENT: November 30WELCOME TO OUR ADVENT PILGRIMAGE! - "He came with love to Bethlehem;He comes with grace into our souls;He will come with justice at the end of the world." Father Gabriel of Saint Mary Magdelene Isaiah 9:2-7, John 1:1-4 We are so happy you decided to join us on this journey to Bethlehem. It is shaping up to be a trek into unknown territory as well as revisiting so...
Regathering on June 7: What to expect
on June 6th, 2020
For those of you who are ready to regather, we are excited to be together in God's presence.What to expect:Please come only 15 minutes prior to the service that you are registered to attendBring your own beverage as coffee service will not be availableIf you aren’t feeling well, please stay home, even if you have registered.Our building will be sanitized and cleaned before our weekend gatherings a...
Return to Church Plan and Survey
on May 17th, 2020
Hello Church! Our ministry leaders have been working to put a plan before you as we are able to gather in smaller groups. We are grateful for this opportunity (for those who are comfortable) as community is central to our faith and church, and we now know what a privilege it is to share our lives in person, whether in community groups, friendship, or weekend services. We are planning for June 7 ...