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  • Sep3Mon

    September 2018

    Pastors Note September 3, 2018 Rev. David Smith
    As I sit here on a Wednesday night writing this pastors note to go in the bulletin on Sunday, I am reminded of the 40 days of fasting and prayer we are in the middle of right now. 
  • Aug20Mon

    August 2018 Pastors Note

    Pastors Note August 20, 2018 Rev. David Smith
    As we go into August, we continue to REFRESH our souls by immersing ourselves in prayer.  In Jesus prayer for us he sets the tone for us to be refreshed:
  • Jul13Fri

    July 2018 Pastor's Note

    Pastors Note July 13, 2018 Rev. David Smith

    This month we begin the new missional strategy plan to accomplish our goals.  The first segment of this is called Refresh.   During this segment of our strategy we will focus on refreshing our souls, minds, relationships, purposes in the Kingdom of God.  We will specifically focus on the discipline of prayer during this time. 

  • Jul13Fri

    June 2018 Pastor's Note

    Pastors Note July 13, 2018 Rev. David Smith
    As we begin the month of June, we will be finishing up the series on "A Flourishing Christian Life".   
  • Jul13Fri

    May 2018 Pastor's Note

    July 13, 2018 Rev. David Smith
    As we go into May, it is that time of the year where reports are due for all the departments of the church, all the staff and local ministers and every pastor across our district. 
  • Apr11Wed

    April 2018

    Pastors Note April 11, 2018 Rev. David Smith
    We begin April with April Fools Day falling on the same day as Easter.  Since 1700, April 1st and Easter have fallen on the same day only 11 times.  Since 1700 many things have changed dramatically in our world.  
  • Apr11Wed

    March 2018

    Pastors Note April 11, 2018 Rev. David Smith
    As we begin the month of March, we are still in transition!  God is adjusting us as we have followed him into the second service model.  Already, God has brought us new people, and has met with us in ways perhaps we have not expected. 
  • Feb21Wed

    January 2018

    February 21, 2018

    “Time and Money”

    It is about to be the new Year, 2018.   It hardly seems possible that we are already here.   Time moves swiftly, and the older one gets the faster it seems to move.   In this past year I have lost 14 people due in part to the inevitable march of time.   Time is pointedly grabbing my attention like...

  • Feb21Wed

    February 2018

    February 21, 2018

    As we embark upon the month of February, we will bring the stewardship emphasis of our missional strategy to a close and start Lent off with Spiritual Deepening Week.  

     

    Some have been fasting and praying.    Some who are unable to use food as a fasting mechanism have devoted themselves to prayer in other ways. ...

  • Feb21Wed

    December 2017

    February 21, 2018

    It is Advent Season.  We will anticipate,  celebrate, and rehearse again the greatest gift ever given, the Good News of Great Joy, for unto us is born in the City of David, a Savior, Christ the Lord.   

     

    We have romanticized this fulcrum of human history and perhaps it is good that we have.  For in the romance of...