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Sunday, August 20, 2017

Worship – 9:30 a.m. Childcare is available for infants through preschool age, downstairs in Rooms 4 and 5. ReVision Mission Study Session Four – 11:00 a.m. From the Pastor/Head of Staff Art: “Christ and the Woman of Canaan” by Sadao Watanabe Following the news out of Charlottesville, Virginia, has been stunning, for the obvious reasons,…

Sunday, August 13, 2017

Worship – 9:30 a.m. Childcare is available for infants through preschool age, downstairs in Rooms 4 and 5. ReVision Mission Study Session Three – 11:00 a.m. From the Pastor/Head of Staff Rescue of Peter by Yongsung Kim Art has the power to reveal perspectives on experience we might never have imagined. Like the image that…

Sunday, August 6, 2017

We Gather in Worship “Jacob Wrestles the Angel” by Jack Baumgartner Meditation Dietrich Bonhoeffer “Cheap grace is preaching forgiveness without repentance; it is baptism without the discipline of community; it is the Lord’s Supper without confession of sin; it is absolution without personal confession. Cheap grace is grace without discipleship, grace without the cross, grace…

Sunday, July 30, 2017

Worship – 9:30 a.m. Childcare is available during worship (9:30-10:30) for infants through preschool age, downstairs in Rooms 4 and 5. ReVision Mission Study Session One – 11:00 a.m. From the Pastor/Head of Staff You can see it in the painting, “The Hidden Treasure,” by Rembrandt. Shovel in hand, treasures laid in clothes, not yet…

Sunday, July 23, 2017

Worship – 9:30 a.m. Childcare is available for infants through preschool age, downstairs in Rooms 4 and 5.   From the Pastor/Head of Staff   Suppose you live in a community that has had a market in an old building. After 60 or so years, the enthusiasm for the market wanes, and finally the market…

Sunday, July 16, 2017

Childcare is available for infants through preschool age, downstairs in Rooms 4 and 5. From the Pastor/Head of Staff Parables are more than simple stories. They reveal their meanings in layers. Megan McKenna, in her book Parables: Arrows of God, makes the case that parables are often best understood in the light of other stories.…