Church News

December 4, 2018

Pastor’s Message December 2018

Pastor's Message December 2018

Why do we love the Christmas story so much? The obvious answer for Christians is because it is the birth of our Savior, Jesus Christ. God becomes incarnate, one in flesh with humanity. For Christians and non-Christians alike, the Christmas story is relatable to the human story. The struggles and joys of humanity are wrapped […]

December 4, 2018

Sermon Titles December 2018

Dec 2 (Luke 1:26-38) Mary: Unexpected Expectation Dec 9 (Matthew 1:18-24) Joseph: A Mixed Bag of Emotions Dec 16 (Luke 1:39-56) Mary & Elizabeth: Joy Dec 23 Choir Cantata Dec 24 (Luke 2:1-20) Jesus: Wonder Dec 30 Rev. Peggy Garrison

November 14, 2018

Prayer Warrior Book Study

Are you interested in becoming a prayer warrior?  Melicia Gainey would like to have a small group book study of Stormy Omartian’s book Prayer Warrior.  The study would begin in January 2019. Please call the church office (740)869-3577 if you are interested.

November 13, 2018

Christmas Poinsettias

The sanctuary will be decorated for the Christmas season with Poinsettias.  You are invited to donate a poinsettia(s) in honor of and/or in memory of a loved one.  The cost is $7.00 per pot and can be ordered through the church office (740)869-3577.  Deadline for ordering is December 10, 2018.

November 13, 2018

Pastor’s Message November 2018

Casting vision is a difficult task. Something that is easy to remember. Something that inspires. Something that will last (well, for at least five years). Something that uses action verbs. Something that is measurable. Something that is simple. That is a lot of weight for a vision statement to carry. For the entirety of our […]

November 2, 2018

Sermon Titles November 2018

In November we will be building a Pathway of Discipleship as a means to develop a more intentional and holistic stewardship campaign concept. November 4 – UMW / Children’s Sabbath November 11 – Worship God (Isaiah 6:1-10) November 18 – Build Disciples (Proverbs 27:17) November 25 – Change Lives (John 13:34-35)

September 7, 2018

Sermon Titles Sept.-Oct. 7, 2018

I Love My Church! September 2 – I Love My Church! (1 Thessalonians 1:1-10) September 9 – Love by Connecting (1 Thessalonians 2:1-16) September 16 – Love by Serving (1 Thessalonians 2:17-3:13) September 23 – Love by Giving (1 Thessalonians 4:1-12) September 30 – Love by Sharing (1 Thessalonians 4:13-5:11) October 7 – Love by […]

September 5, 2018

Letter from the Pastor September 2018

When we say “I Love Church” what do we really mean? I love Sunday morning worship at church. I love the people I see at church. I love the beautiful sanctuary or building. I love the preaching. I love the music. I love the outreach our church does. It is wonderful to love the church […]

July 31, 2018

Letter from the Pastor August 2018

The Prayers of the People During our weekly worship time together we share our joys and concerns for prayer time under the heading of “Prayers of the People.” Our prayers are for family and friends, griefs and celebrations, news events close to home and far away. Recently my spirit has been moved by the ever-increasing […]

July 31, 2018

Sermon Titles August 2018

8/5/18 Broken Jeremiah 18:1-6 Life of the Beloved 8/12/18 Given Mark 14:22-26 Life of the Beloved 8/19/18 Living as Beloved John 21:15-23 Life of the Beloved 8/26/18 Ragamuffin Gosepel  Romans 5:20-21

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