Pastor’s Note – December 12, 2019

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Friends, Christmas Eve is coming up. It’s one of the biggest days of the year for us as a church family. We’ll have thousands of people come and experience Christmas Eve with us, hundreds of those people will be first-time …

Pastor’s Note – December 5, 2019

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Friends, Last Sunday, we began Advent.  Advent is the four Sundays leading up to Christmas. The word means coming, as we celebrate the coming of Jesus and the second of Jesus. Advent is about how Jesus has come and is …

Pastor’s Note – November 21, 2019

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Friends, This week in worship, we’ll wrap up our series called Enough. We’ve been exploring the connection between contentment and generosity. Jesus says it’s more blessed to give than to receive. Somehow, in a paradoxical kind of way, we find …

Pastor’s Note – November 14, 2019

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Friends, A few weeks ago I started a series in the Pastor’s Note to explain some of the “behind-the-scenes” of the church. I’ve had a lot of people ask me questions about how the church operates, what the Board does, …

Pastor’s Note – November 7, 2019

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Friends, Starting two weeks ago and over the next few Pastor’s Notes, I want to spend some time talking about how our church operates. I’ve had a lot of people ask me questions about things like: how does the church …

Pastor’s Note – October 31, 2019

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Friends, Starting last week and over the next few Pastor’s Notes, I want to spend some time talking about how our church operates. I’ve had a lot of people ask me questions about things like: how does the church make …

Pastor’s Note – October 24, 2019

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Friends, Over the next few Pastor’s Notes, I want to spend some time talking about how our church operates. I’ve had a lot of people ask me questions about things like: how does the church make decisions, what does the …

Pastor’s Note – October 17, 2019

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Friends, I missed you last Sunday because I was in Chicago running the Chicago Marathon. The Chicago Marathon has 45,000+ runners from 150 countries and all 50 states. There were 1.2 million spectators along the 26.2 mile course. I’ve never …

Pastor’s Note – October 10, 2019

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Friends, Today, let’s talk about the United Methodist Church. I spent most of this week in Florida at a meeting of the Wesley Covenant Association (WCA). The WCA is an organization that connects United Methodist clergy, churches, and laity towards …

Pastor’s Note – October 3, 2019

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Friends, This Sunday, we will begin a new sermon series called Not for Me. One of the most inspiring things about the life of Jesus is how he was constantly living for other people. His life was not lived for …