24 Nov 2017

Welcome Advent

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This year’s Advent candle-lighting readings come from Isaiah.  Isaiah is notoriously difficult to categorize simply.  Most scholars believe that the Book of Isaiah was written by two or maybe three separate authors.  Perhaps the first author was named Isaiah and the subsequent authors were in the tradition of Isaiah (disciples).  Perhaps it was something else. […]

27 Sep 2017


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Why? It’s a question we all ask some time or another.  Pastor Dan preaches on this question beginning October 1st.

18 Sep 2017

A World Series Ring for Steve Bartman

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18 September 2017 I have preached about forgiveness the last couple of weeks.  The first was a reflection on my changing understanding of Matthew 5 where Jesus talks about “going a second mile” and more.  This past week, I tried to give us a framework or process with which we can better understand forgiveness.  I […]

31 Aug 2017

Hurricane Harvey Relief

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Most of us have been glued to the news the last few days watching the nightmare of destruction that Hurricane Harvey is wreaking on the greater-Houston area.  Some us have friends and family in the area; we hear first-hand of the tragedy happening right before them.  Although the rain seems to be slowing, the rebuilding phase […]

10 May 2017

Pastor’s Summer Book Study

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Pastor Dan announces his selections for the Pastor’s Summer Book Study.  We will meet and discuss the following books.  Each gathering will be 90-minutes.  We meet over meal time and you are invited to bring a bag lunch as we discuss these books and enjoy fellowship together. June 14, 6:00pm – The Year of Living […]

2 Apr 2017

Open Doors

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April 2, 2017 Showing each of these videos over the past 3-weeks has been a reminder to me.  I recall where Jesus tells his disciples that we are to be like little children to enter God’s Kingdom (Luke 18:17). I have much to learn. Pastor Dan

26 Mar 2017

Open Minds

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March 26, 2017 Kids saying it best…again.  OPEN DOORS comes next week. Pastor Dan

22 Mar 2017

I Thirst: A Lenten Meditation

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I Thirst When thirst parches my soul, desperation sets in …like a stone …hard. I unremember God …who God is …what God has done …for those around me …for those before me …for me. Desperation pushes the limits of my certainties I think I will die… I blame the One who frees me. Desperation maddens […]

19 Mar 2017

Open Hearts

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March 19, 2017 Sometimes kids say it best.  Here is the OPEN HEARTS video we saw earlier today in worship.  Seeing this (& the ones to come) remind me why I am a United Methodist.  OPEN MINDS and OPEN DOORS coming soon. Pastor Dan

15 Mar 2017

Slow Us Down for the Fast

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A Meditation for the second week of Lent Slow us down for the fast.  Silence voices… Wait softly… Slow quickly… Hold back the driving beat of our hearts. Hold back the racing of our minds. Hold back the surging of our storms…that You may fill our new emptiness.   Slow us down for the fast.  […]