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On The Move . . .

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At the Annual Meeting in 2010 it was suggested that a Constitutional Review Committee be established and that they report to the Executive Board. During the last  1 1/2  years this committee has  been studying our current constitution as well as other recommended constitutions from the Evangelical Covenant Church. The committee has presented their proposal […]

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It’s Harvest Time

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This time of year harvest is on the mind of most in our community. Whether you farm or not, you are keyed in to the talk about frost damage, moisture content, field conditions or bushels per acre. It’s a time that is filled with all the emotions from anxiety to joy. Throughout Scripture, the imagery […]

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Pack Your Bags

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Pack your bags You are invited to join me on a journey to Turkey, the city of Ephesus and the early church, planted by Paul  in that great  city.  Yes , Beginning September 11, we will walk through the letter written to the  Ephesians. After a spring and summer sermon series based on topical Biblical […]

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Beginning Again

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We have been challenged as individuals and as a church to change our culture.  It’s a part of  seeking to be a healthy missional church. As in most churches, we have areas of strength and areas the we need to grow stronger in. John Wenrich was with us over our camp weekend and challenged us […]

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My God is so BIG

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The J-Team kids  fill the room with excitement as they gather to begin another action packed Wednesday night. First up, it’s shake the rafter time with songs. Bobber Bill Abeler flashes the first song on the overhead. All eyes are glued on the wall to pick the first words of the song. The young children […]

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Vital Signs

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Take a deep breath, now hold it ….. So begins the instructions of my doctor as he begins my yearly physical. You know the routine, it’s when my doctor checks my weight, temperature, heart beat, breathing and blood pressure. When he grabs his Otoscope and Ophthalmoscope (impressed?) and looks into my eyes, ears, nose  and […]

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Open Generous Hands

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During the Lenten season, we have been walking on a forty day journey to a more generous life. Many of you have been reading the Scriptures daily, as well as doing the activities that help open our eyes to the possibilities of living with our hands open.  Having our hands open means being ready at […]