Pastoral Reflections The practice of Lent goes back to the early church. We also know that long before it was institutionalized in the 4th Century, the church already had a tradition of fasting in the days before Easter. But did you know that those days of fasting focused on two matters of corporate significance? One
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Sunday, Dec 22 – 1 Service only, at 10 am with Children’s Christmas Pageant. Pot-luck following the service Dec 24 – Christmas Eve service, starting at 4 pm with Carols followed by a Candlelight service at 4:30 pm Sunday, Dec 29 — Regular service times at 8:15 & 10:45 Dec 31– New Year’s Eve Service
Pastoral Reflections I urge, then, first of all, that petitions, prayers, intercession and thanksgiving be made for all people—for kings and all those in authority, that we may live peaceful and quiet lives in all godliness and holiness. This is good, and pleases God our Savior. (1 Tim. 2:1-3) These words were penned by
Reflections on faith through my daughter’s VSD diagnosis and open-heart surgery this summer. The older I get, and the more I experience, the more I realize that there are times in life when words really, truly fall short… Perhaps there is a vantage point in the distance by which I can look back and find
Pastoral Reflections The shooting at a Highlands Ranch school brought pain to our hearts this week. It was a reminder that evil and pain are real. For some of us, it was another layer on past school shootings from which many were still healing. The evil displayed is on two levels. First, it brought harm,
Read: Malachi 3:2-3(NKJV) There was a group of women in a Bible Study on the book of Malachi. As they were studying chapter three, they came across verse three, which says: “He will sit as a refiner and purifier of silver. “This verse puzzled the women and they wondered what this statement meant about the character
If you’re a mother, than you may be familiar with the experience I am going to share–if you’re not, bear with me–you may be amused non-the-less, and in the end you’ll understand the connection I am making. As an expectant mother, this physical transformation comes to you in the extreme and leaves many changes in