Category Archives: Pastors’ Desk

  • Summer Sermon Series

    Posted on June 6, 2017 by Cheryl in News Updates, Pastors' Desk.

    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 […]

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  • Could Kittens and Giraffe Costumes be Allowed in Church?

    Posted on May 2, 2017 by Cheryl in Pastors' Desk.

    From Your Pastors’ Desk It is Sunday morning. And like most Sunday mornings we are rushing around to get ready for Sunday worship. Our daughter, Isabet, is lying on the floor screaming. Why, you ask? Well, because we won’t let her wear her giraffe costume to church. The tantrum passes, as all do, and eventually […]

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  • An Important Reminder

    Posted on April 6, 2017 by Cheryl in Pastors' Desk.

    From Your’s Pastors Desk We are all about to go on a journey. A journey we walk every year. It is the journey to the cross and eventually to redemption. This is the journey and the story that centers us as Christians; the thing we can all agree on and the thing that guides us […]

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  • Drawing Close

    Posted on March 5, 2017 by Cheryl in Pastors' Desk.

    From Your Pastors’ Desk There seems to be a lot of hype for Lent, but what does Lent even mean? Lent is the liturgical season of the 40 days before Easter (not including Sundays). Lent comes to us from a practice of the early church. It used to be the practice that most people got […]

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  • A Confessional Church

    Posted on February 5, 2017 by Cheryl in Pastors' Desk.

    From Your Pastors’ Desk On January 15th during worship, our elected Elders vowed to: “Sincerely receive and adopt the essential tenets of the Reformed faith as expressed in the confessions of our church as authentic and reliable expositions of what Scripture leads us to believe and do, and [they vowed to be] instructed and led […]

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  • Change in our Structure

    Posted on December 30, 2016 by Cheryl in Pastors' Desk.

    From Your Pastors’ Desk Presbyterians love committees and process. While that can often feel cumbersome and overly formal, there is good reason for that! Jesus Christ is the true head of the church, he is our pope, or CEO, our leader, and to know the will of Christ we need to acknowledge the Holy Spirit […]

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  • How Can I Be Joyful?

    Posted on December 3, 2016 by Cheryl in Pastors' Desk.

    From Your Pastors’ Desk Holidays are supposed to be joyful right? We are all filled with the spirit and thankful for all that we have, right? We are all supposed to be nicer and happier right? In reality the Christmas season can be a hard time of year for many of us. We don’t always […]

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  • Blessed

    Posted on November 4, 2016 by Cheryl in Pastors' Desk.

    From Your Pastor’s Desk We don’t know about you, but we are sick of talking about what we don’t have. We don’t have enough people, we don’t have enough children, we don’t have enough money. We are so consumed with the fact that we don’t have enough that we miss the blessings all around us. […]

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  • Intergenerational

    Posted on October 3, 2016 by Cheryl in Pastors' Desk.

    From Your’s Pastors Desk “One generation commends your works to another; they tell of your mighty acts.” Psalm 145:4  On most days, our small ones go to daycare, our children go to school, adults go to work, and retired individuals spend their time at the senior center or volunteering. You see our culture separates itself […]

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  • Tell the Story

    Posted on September 3, 2016 by Cheryl in Pastors' Desk.

    From Your Pastors’ Desk Tell the Story. That’s our job as a church. To tell ourselves, to tell each other, to tell our children, and to tell others the story of God. We tell of a God who created the world and called it good. We tell the story of amazing and amazingly flawed people […]

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