“They wanted to hear Jesus Speak”  Luke 21:38 Advent is the time of anticipation of Jesus coming.  We  anticipate hearing Him speak during this Holiday time.  Often we fear we cannot even hear our loved ones, let alone Jesus, speaking to us, with all of the noise, hurry, bustle, stress, sadness, grief, and disappointment obstructing …

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Wellness Notes – Hurry Sickness

April, 2013 WELLNESS NOTES “The Lord is my portion,” says my soul, “Therefore  I hope in HIM!”  Lamentations 3:24 April, on the Wellness Calendar, is the month when we focus on  the following wellness issues: Alcohol Addiction Awareness,  Stress Awareness,  Cancer Control Awareness, Child Abuse Prevention, DONATE LIFE  (organ donation month),  to name a few.    …

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Holy Week/Easter – 2013

Maundy Thursday, March 28—7:00 p.m. Communion Good Friday, March 29—12:00 noon Prayer Service Easter Sunrise – March 31—6:30 a.m. at 300 level Parking Lot Family pot luck brunch—following Sunrise Service in Fellowship Hall Traditional Easter Service—9:00 a.m. Easter Egg Hunt following traditional service at home of Joan E. (across the street from the church)


I heard of a Christian group that formed on a college campus. It was a newer group at a campus that had recently launched, and the group members were eager to do something big and evangelistic. They wanted to coordinate a fall festival or cookout at the campus, inviting the neighborhood around the church to …

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Power of Prayer

“If you are strangers to prayer you are strangers to power.”  Billy Sunday Prayer doesn’t always come easily for me.  I know how to ask God for help and how to ask him for forgiveness.  I know words to say that glorify God… I was looking out the window of the church office this morning, …

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I Am Blessed

Like the rain that can’t be stopped from falling, God’s love and blessings keep on pouring.  – Author unknown Some of you may have seen my license plate which says. “IMBLESD”.  Some folks have come up with other ideas for what the letters mean, one person thought it meant “imbecile,” but my intention was to …

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Wellness Notes – Spiritual Strength

Wellness Notes – August, 2012   “The eyes of the Lord range throughout the earth to strengthen those whose hearts are fully committed to him” 2 Chronicles 16:9 Recently I saw the question:  “What is more important Spiritual Strength or Physical Strength? People forget about Spiritual Strength”.     We spend the summer reminding ourselves to get …

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