June 4, 2015
Larry met us in our “ordinary” worship time in his sermon calling us to interact regularly with the divine and continuing to work out our salvation while living an active faith. We learned about waiting with God and maybe, just maybe, we will find the reward is worth the wait!! We were reminded that we […]
July 19, 2015
July 19 Kathy shared reflections from the Mennonite Church USA Convention experience June 30 – July 5, 2015. We also learned about making a covenant with God during our covenant signing for church members.
August 30, 2015
Worship was led by the youth of our church. Several of them shared of their experiences of attending the Mennonite Church USA convention in July in Kansas City. We are grateful for their sharing and leadership.
September 6, 2015
Renee shared in her sermon from Psalm 72 that God’s desired state of affairs is justice. It is not the same as mercy but justice is empowering. In a just world, we would not need mercy. We must believe and work for justice. Believers need to bring about a just world. How do we represent […]
September 13, 2015
Our last in the series from Psalms. Give thanks to the Lord, for God is good; for God’s steadfast love endures forever. For God satisfies the thirsty and the hungry God fills with Good things.
September 27, 2015
Now faith is being sure of what we hope for and certain of what we do not see. Hebrews 11:1 Fear needs security; faith takes risks. Worry wants predictability; faith loves hope. Self-reliance holds on tight; faith lets go.
October 4, 2015
The people of Israel are grumbling about the lack of food and water in the desert wilderness. John the Baptist was in the wilderness and preached. Jesus entered a period of 40 days in the wilderness. Wilderness experiences, those experiences in our lives that are difficult, can be transformative in our lives. “It is better […]
November 8, 2015
Through the two stories of scripture about the widows, we learn that we are directed to have faith in God to provide for us. Even though things aren’t quite like they should be, God still takes care of us. Elijah had to tell King Ahab a message of God that brought judgment upon Ahab’s life […]