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From the Pastor's Desk From the Pastor’s Desk: May 26, 2022 - The gospel tells me that Jesus can make me truly righteous with a righteousness that is acceptable and enduring in God’s sight, one that will stand up at the final judgment. Jesus alone gives me this firm and authentic gospel hope. And Jesus also gives me a perfect example of godly speech and humble service. The Gospels record many of… Read More
From the Pastor's Desk From the Pastor’s Desk: May 19, 2022 - Submit to one another out of reverence for Christ. (Ephesians 5:21) Our relationships change and become more complicated as we grow. We start out as children with parents and (probably) siblings and cousins. Then, as time goes on, friends, neighbors, coworkers, spouses, in-laws, and more come into the picture. As relationships change, we need time to adjust to new roles.… Read More
Meals on Wheels Meals on Wheels News: May 2022 - Cheryl, Donna, and Kim enjoyed fixing a summer lunch today. Hawaiian chicken salad, vegetables, chips, and Paula Dean’s Not Yo‘ Mama’s Banana Pudding for dessert. Charlie and Kay delivered. May the prayer of my heart always be: Make me a servant today. 🙏🏼 Janice fixed pork loin, scalloped potatoes, corn, and rolls. Lucy made her famous cookies. Roy is always… Read More
From the Pastor's Desk From the Pastor’s Desk: May 12, 2022 - Too often, people feel free to criticize others, and to spread rumors and gossip without any sense of responsibility. Sadly, this activity takes place even among Christians! But the Bible warns us against actions like these. It teaches the importance of accountability. In the Law, for example, no one was to be convicted based on anonymous rumors. In the case… Read More
From the Pastor's Desk From the Pastor’s Desk: May 5, 2022 - “And they shall call his name Emmanuel which means, God with us.” (Matt. 1:23) Christmas for my family is such a precious time of decorating, celebrating, and remembering the gifts of hope, peace, joy, and love that only God can offer. This Mother’s Day, I am drawn to the story of a young mother named Mary and her infant son.… Read More
Meals on Wheels Meals on Wheels News: April 2022 - These ladies are always happy to be volunteering for Meals on Wheels. Stacey and Kay are wonderful cooks. Janice and Shelly have enjoyed getting to know our MOW community. Thanks to our community for your support in this ministry. Margaret made this delicious lunch. She, Kay, and Charles delivered. Margaret is a blessing to our community. Go by Legend Bank… Read More
From the Pastor's Desk From the Pastor’s Desk: April 28, 2022 - Facebook, Twitter, email… how long can you last without checking them? The Bible… how long can you last without reading it? Maybe it’s just me, but I get the feeling for a lot of us, we find it hard to stay away from social media, but easy to stay away from the Bible. What’s influencing your life? The Internet, movies,… Read More
From the Pastor's Desk From the Pastor’s Desk: April 21, 2022 - Everything changed at that moment. Everything changed with that event. Easter is a new start, a new creation. The season after Easter is where we consider what it means to walk with Jesus into eternity. As disciples, we claim a responsibility, or better yet, an opportunity to be proclaimers. We are to share the experience of how it feels to… Read More