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24Dec, 2018

Advent Devotional December 24

Advent 4 – Come and See! Monday, December 24 Let It Shine! Christmas Eve 2018 2:00 p.m. & 4:00 p.m. Services: Our early Christmas Eve services features a lot of music! You will hear music offerings from our worship band, a variety of soloists, and our string ensemble in addition [...]

22Dec, 2018

Advent Devotional December 23

Advent 4 – Come and See! Sunday, December 23 Just as the angels appeared to the shepherds and invited them to go and see, we extend our invitation to you to come and see! We look forward to seeing you in worship this weekend and also on Christmas Eve. Services [...]

21Dec, 2018

Advent Devotional December 22

Advent 3 – When Plans Change Saturday, December 22 Romans 8:28 And we know that in all things God works for the good of those who love him, who have been called according to his purpose. Life is all about change. Sometimes it is good and sometimes not. When things [...]

21Dec, 2018

Advent Devotional December 21

Advent 3 – When Plans Change Friday, December 21 Proverbs 16:9 In his heart a man plans his course, but the LORD determines his steps. For years my favorite quote was “everything happens for a reason” and I believed in God’s plan for my life until HIS plans didn’t line [...]

20Dec, 2018

Advent Devotional December 20

Advent 3 – When Plans Change Thursday, December 20 Acts 9:1-9 Meanwhile, Saul was still breathing out murderous threats against the Lord’s disciples. He went to the high priest and asked him for letters to the synagogues in Damascus, so that if he found any there who belonged to the [...]

19Dec, 2018

Advent Devotional December 19

Advent 3 – When Plans Change Wednesday, December 19 Luke 24:1-8 On the first day of the week, very early in the morning, the women took the spices they had prepared and went to the tomb. They found the stone rolled away from the tomb, but when they entered, they [...]

18Dec, 2018

Advent Devotional December 18

Advent 3 – When Plans Change Tuesday, December 18 Please read Acts 16:22-34 Have you ever had plans change and been challenged to look for the silver lining? How you react says a lot. God shows us how much. By simply looking past themselves and their unjust imprisonments, Silas and [...]

17Dec, 2018

Advent Devotional December 17

Advent 3 – When Plans Change Monday, December 17 Genesis 50:20 You intended to harm me, but God intended it for good to accomplish what is now being done, the saving of many lives. You may know Joseph for his coat of many colors, but if you remember beyond the [...]

16Dec, 2018

Advent Devotional December 16

Advent 3 – When Plans Change Sunday, December 16 This weekend in worship we will be looking at Luke 2:1-7 which gives us a glimmer on how plans often change even for people who are following God’s plan. Mary and Joseph were obviously following God, yet when they got to [...]

15Dec, 2018

Advent Devotional December 15

Advent 2 – The Hesitation Saturday, December 15 Please read Matthew 22:1-9 Weddings, weddings so many weddings! I was invited to two weddings on the same Saturday. It was so difficult to choose between friends. I felt a distinct pull in one direction and so I went with my gut [...]