Author Archives: Cheryl

  • Celebrate the Season

    Posted on December 11, 2017 by Cheryl in News Updates.

    Hope you can all join us in celebrating this joyous season of preparing and anticipating the coming of Our Lord Jesus Christ. Following are the events both within our church and our community: Community Christmas Melodies Concert – Mark your calendars for a special part of this advent season – the Community Christmas Melodies Concert […]

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  • Christmas Eve Candlelight Service

    Posted on December 11, 2017 by Cheryl in News Updates.

    Our Christmas Eve Candlelight Service this year will be at 4:30 pm. We will have only one worship service on Sunday, December 24th. Communion will be served and the Christmas Joy offering will be collected. The Joy offering is a special offering of the PC USA which benefits retired pastors and their families that are […]

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  • Experiencing Something Holy

    Posted on December 4, 2017 by Cheryl in Pastors' Desk.

    From the Pastors’ Desk This is a holy moment for the church. You may not feel it but it is. And we aren’t just talking about Advent. In scripture and in our Christian practice beginnings and endings are holy moments. The two most significant seasons in the church are Advent and Lent. Advent represents the […]

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  • “What Are You Doing Here?” 1 Kings 19:1-18

    Posted on November 8, 2017 by Cheryl in Sermons.

    “God asks each and every one of us, “What are we doing here?” As God’s people, we are not to be content with just the experience we have with God, but we need to go out and participate in God’s activity in this world. This is the cycle of faith that we will never quite […]

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  • “Bigger Than Us” 1 King 5:1-5; 8: 1-13 & Hebrews 8

    Posted on November 6, 2017 by Cheryl in Sermons.

    “God will not be held back by the ways we confine God or put restrictions on God. Sometimes as a church we can get hung up on the details of worship, communion settings, candles, banners, and bulletins. Those are all good and fine concerns so long as they point to the one who is bigger […]

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  • Get Involved

    Posted on November 3, 2017 by Cheryl in News Updates.

    By Stephanie Brandt Since the doors opened November 24, 1997, the food pantry has served thousands of county and surrounding residents of all ages. Every week, on Friday and Saturday, various volunteers are available at the Marshall County Food Pantry. The pantry provides food and other basic necessities to families that would otherwise be unable […]

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  • Grace From One Another

    Posted on November 3, 2017 by Cheryl in Pastors' Desk.

    From Your Pastors’ Desk In Japanese culture, it is impolite to pour your own tea. In other words, when you are out to eat or visiting someone’s home, you should always wait for the person to pour your tea, and you should pour your companion’s tea. You have to sit there and wait to be […]

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  • The Bishop Dudley Hospitality House

    Posted on September 30, 2017 by Cheryl in News Updates.

    Part of our church local mission giving goes to support the ministry of The Bishop Dudley Hospitality House. Bishop Dudley Hospitality House opened its door on January 12, 2015 at 101 North Indiana Ave., Sioux Falls for the purpose of emergency shelter for the homeless population. It offers a safe, secure and warm place to […]

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  • Fearless Generosity

    Posted on September 30, 2017 by Cheryl in Pastors' Desk.

    From Your Pastors’ Desk  Now to Him, who by the power at work within us is able to accomplish abundantly far more than all we can ask or imagine, to Him be the glory in the church and in Christ Jesus to all generations, forever and ever. Amen. Ephesians 3:20-21 (NRSV) It is easy to […]

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  • “The House of God” Genesis 27:1- 4, 15 – 23; 28:10 – 17

    Posted on September 25, 2017 by Cheryl in Sermons.

    “That place of dissatisfaction, and of feeling like we don’t “fit in” is actually a holy realm! Because this isn’t God kingdom yet! We haven’t got there, there is much work to be done. So when our soul cries out for belonging, it is really the Spirit telling us to get to work—to fight for […]

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