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“Why I Give to the Church”?

by Lisa

When my grandmother lived out her final days and then passed away in the early hours of the morning the pastor of our church was very present to us, gathering us around my grandmother in prayer and later leading us in an intimate memorial service that honored her life and committed her into God’s hands. […]

A message from our Pastor…

by Lisa

A guiding principle of my faith is that in Jesus Christ God has overcome all that might separate us from God. To paraphrase theologian Karl Barth, Jesus Christ is God’s “yes” to a humanity that has said “no” to God.  Of course, this “yes” was “in the beginning with God,” as the Gospel of John […]

Notes from Pastor Tim……….

by Lisa

I enjoy listening to TED Talks while I’m at the gym. I heard one the other day from Emily Esfahani Smith about the pursuit of happiness, which struck me as being particularly useful, especially as we think about the role of Church in our lives. Smith suggests that while many of us think of happiness […]