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August 16, 2020: “The Lord is Our Good Shepherd”

Preparing for Worship Psalm 23 is one of the best-loved portions of Scripture, and it gives us one of the Bible’s most compelling images of God: as a shepherd caring for their sheep. The Gospel of John picks up on … Continue reading

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June 28, 2020: “The Abundant Grace of God”

Preparing for Worship How do we experience the grace of God? Do we readily recognize God’s gracious presence in our day-to-day lives? Or do we have to kind of “squint” to see God’s generous goodness toward us? Join us as … Continue reading

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May 24, 2020: “You are not alone”

Welcome! We are glad you have joined us today! As we worship together may you be assured that you are loved, you are forgiven, you are needed, and you are not alone. Click on the video below for a welcome … Continue reading

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“Be Still”: A video message from Pastor Michael

It has been two months now since we last gathered together in person, and it seems we are a ways away yet from gathering in person again. It has been a strange two months. Maybe you feel like all you’ve … Continue reading

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May 10, 2020: “You are forgiven”

Welcome! Click on the video below for a welcome message from Pastor Michael. Call to Worship Please follow along below as Larissa P. leads us in the call to worship based on Psalm 103. Leader: Bless the LORD, O my … Continue reading

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May 3, 2020: “You are loved”

Welcome! Click on the video below for a welcome message from Pastor Michael. Call to Worship Please follow along below as Kristy L. H. leads us in this call to worship from HWB 661. Leader: We gather as pilgrims on … Continue reading

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“Christ Around Us, Within Us”: A video message from Pastor Michael

How can we rest in the reassurance of God’s love for us in Christ? Michael points us to the prayer in Ephesians 3:14-21, inviting us to imagine God’s love all around us and within us, God’s love in the all-pervasive … Continue reading

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“God is love”: A video message from Pastor Michael

Where is God in the midst of a global pandemic? Michael points us to 1 John 4 and our confession that “God is love.” (Below you’ll find the audio of the song itself.) Here is the audio of the song … Continue reading

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Show Us Your Faithful, Loving Presence

A meditation by Michael Pahl on the Second Sunday of Lent, March 8, 2020, called “Show Us Your Faithful, Loving Presence.” It’s a reflection on the story of Abram’s call in Genesis 12:1-4 and Jesus’ encounter with Nicodemus in John … Continue reading

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You Shall Have No Other Gods before Me

A meditation by Michael Pahl on February 16, 2020, called “You Shall Have No Other Gods before Me.” It’s a reflection on 1 Corinthians 8:1-6, which is echoing Exodus 20:1-6 and Deuteronomy 6:4-9. Here is a written excerpt from the … Continue reading

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