Posts from October 2013

110 of 12 items

Psalm 100

by wmadministrator

The Bible Point:  God is Good All the Time. Memory Verse,  “For the Lord is good. His unfailing love continues forever, and his faithfulness continues to each generation.” Psalm 100:5.

David

by wmadministrator

The Bible Point:  God can always surprise us. Memory Verse, “For the Lord does not see as mortals see; they look on the outward appearance, but the Lord looks on the heart.” 1 Samuel 16:7b 

October 2013

by Pastor Sharon

It’s a bird? It’s a plane? It’s a SWOC! This congregation has accomplished many great things for Christ over not just the last 50 years, but the last 150 years when you consider all that St. John’s and St. Paul’s accomplished prior to the merger. Christ has been served. The Gospel of our Savior Jesus […]

September 2013

by Pastor Sharon

Ah, September! It’s back-to-school time for students, some of whom greet the new year with all the joy of someone who’s scheduled to have a couple of root canals done—without painkillers. Yet, we all know that for many—if not most–students, going back to school is cause for celebration. It’s time to learn new things and […]

August 2013

by Pastor Sharon

All Grown Up—Part 2 There’s a growing frenzy happening here at Faith. The kids of the congregation are really growing up! And they’re growing up fast! Back in June, our observation was that Sam Reinders was all grown up in so many ways. Many remember her before she could remember. Lots in our midst remember […]

July 2013

by Pastor Sharon

The curtain’s come down on another Musical Masquers’ production. Bye Bye Birdie is a show filled with great music and a plot that hearkens back to the days when Rock ‘n Roll superstar Elvis Presley was inducted into the United States Army. In “BBB”, teen idol, Conrad Birdie, prepares for his induction into the Army […]

June 2013

by Pastor Sharon

Camping over the Memorial Day weekend was a delightful respite from the daily routine and rhythm of life. My brother, sister-in-law and one of their daughters were great companions as we hiked and played card games and walked the dogs and talked and shivered. IT WAS COLD in northern Wisconsin. And even though we were […]

May 2013

by Pastor Sharon

“We are shaken, but we are not forsaken” The Rev. Nancy Taylor, Senior Pastor and CEO of Boston’s Old South Church, a United Church of Christ congregation, offered these words at the Healing Our City: An Interfaith Service at Cathedral of the Holy Cross in the South End just a few days following the bombing […]

April 2013

by Pastor Sharon

April 2013. . . We stand on the other side of another Easter. For some, Easter was just one more holiday observed this year. For others, it was another day in the midst of spring break. For others, was and is the most grand and glorious day of all. April 2013. . . We stand […]

March 2013

by Pastor Sharon

“For me the most radical demand of Christian faith lies in summoning the courage to say yes to the present risenness of Jesus Christ.” ― Brennan Manning, Abba’s Child: The Cry of the Heart for Intimate Belonging We’re in the midst of Lent once again. We hear the story of Christ’s suffering, once again. We […]