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Rev. Dr. Brian Bosworth April 2019: New Life and New Growth- I always enjoy this time of year. So many things happen, like Easter (of course), another change of seasons, “March Madness” (college basketball tournament), longer afternoons so more time outdoors, and so much more. These are just a few of the things I have grown accustomed to each happening year at this time and actually look forward to them, especially in the more dreary days of the winter. But this time of year also offers opportunity for new things and new experiences. A few years ago (during this same time of year), I was at… Read More
Rev. Ricky Harrison April 2019: A Moment of Celebration & Gratitude- When I was 18-years old, the summer after graduating high school, my pastor insisted on taking me to lunch before I left for college. Over hamburgers, he asked me whether I had ever considered that God might be calling me into ministry. As an 18-year old, I had some basic inkling I wanted to spend my life serving others – loving God & my neighbors with everything I have. In that moment, and in countless moments since, God has consistently spoken to me through the voice of the Church. It has been pastors, mentors, Sunday… Read More


The Awakening of Hope- Reconnect: 2nd Half Spring Term MAC (Methodist Activity Center) Dinner starts at 5:45, studies at 6:30 On March 20th, we will begin the last ½ of Spring Reconnect with a… Read More
Spring Reconnect- Spring Reconnect MAC (Methodist Activity Center) Dinner starts at 5:45, studies at 6:30 Join us as we dive into "Simon Peter, Flawed but Faithful Disciple" by Adam Hamilton. Read More
Can You Help?- Volunteers Needed Many available opportunities to use your gifts and talents. Some available opportunites - Worship Assistants (Communion Server), Youth Department, Children's Department, Office Help. Contact the church office if… Read More


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That Smell

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