Posts from January 2019

Posts from January 2019

Get Connected

Maybe one of the most crucial ministry teams in the church is our Connections Team. Not only do they help “new folks” connect with our ministry, they also keep up with our “Worship Plus Two “ forms and connect individuals to ministry teams or areas of  ministry in the church–like choir or small groups, men’s or women Bible studies, etc. We are blessed…

Whom Shall I Send?

Today, as  our nation remembers the late Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.,  I am sitting in my study reflecting on our ordination service yesterday and the sermon. It is encouraging to me to see how  God can take the most “unlikely” individuals and use them for a greater purpose. These unlikely “leaders” have very little in common: some are humble,…

Leadership

This Sunday we will ordain and install elders for the class of 2021, as well as two youth elders who will serve a one-year term. These folks have studied and prayed and committed to serving our congregation for the next three years. Ordination is a serious matter, and we are blessed to have these committed leaders. But every member of the church and all our friends of the…

Look to the STARS in 2019

  Yesterday at our Epiphany service, once again we received stars, and this year my “star word” for 2019 is JOY. I hope you are happy with the star word you received, and I hope you will put your star in a location you see often and it will “guide” you throughout this year. I admit, sometimes the words we receive are not what we would have chosen. In…