“If we overlook Christ’s suffering, our own suffering, or the suffering of those all around the world, we miss the power of God’s redemption. I know we all want to be and stay happy, but only when we face the darkness can we see the extraordinary power of the light. If God could overcome something […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
“God has gifted us with this beautiful earth and it is not ours to ravage or take advantage of, but rather to tenderly care for. We often think the problem of pollution and deforestation and all of that is too big for little me. Indeed and that’s for God to figure out but we have […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
It is not too late to sign-up for Synod School! Synod School runs July 23rd – 28th at Buena Vista University, Storm Lake, Iowa. Come, learn, grow and most of all have fun. If you have any questions, feel free to ask your pastors, who are planning to attend. So far, there are 620 people […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
“Yet this truth given to us through the power of Christ’s resurrection and the ever presence of the Holy Spirit, this story we sing in this hymn teaches us that life is worth living. Your life is worth living, our life is worth living, our church’s life is worth living, and the collective life of […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
From Your Pastors’ Desk Music has a way touching us, ways that words or liturgy just can never do. Hymns are the sound track of our faith. Sometimes they are just background music, that we are not always aware of but just there, shaping the way we see the world. Other times chorus lines or […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Over the past several years our church has given local mission monies to help support our Presbytery’s camping program. The Presbytery of South Dakota operates two camps in the Black Hills: Camp Rimrock and Pioneer. These camps are places set apart for people of all ages to experience unconditional love and truly be themselves as […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
“In this new complicated time it would be easy for us to fall back on what we know, to just do things the way they have always been done but that is not being faithful to scripture or God. God is calling us to be and do something new; we just have to listen. We […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
“Some of us have different spiritual practices that we follow that can draw us closer to God. Some of us feel closer to God by reading a book or a Bible, some by praying, some by having a conversation with people, for some by walking or running, some by enjoying the beauty of nature, and […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
“We are walking through turbulent and chaotic waters, each of us, in our own way. We sometimes don’t know the right direction to take, but there is a path through it all, and that path is built on relationship: Our relationship with God, and our relationship with one another. We need the advice of others, […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Summer Worship at 9:30 am Our Session has voted to change our worship time during the summer beginning from Memorial weekend to Labor Day weekend from 10 am to 9:30 am. So this year from Sunday, May 28th to Sunday, September 3rd worship will begins at 9:30 am instead of 10 am. Please spread the […]Continue Reading... No Comments.