A Note From Our Pastors

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Consider these two sentences: Let’s eat, Grandma. Let’s eat Grandma. One comma is all the difference between your loved one being the guest of honor or the main course! It is amazing how the same words, told in a different way, can have a different meaning. I remember talking with......Read More.

As we enter the final days of Lent we have several special services to help us understand the gift we have been given by God. Tonight we'll gather at Hancock for a meal at 6:00 p.m., which will include the sacrament of Holy Communion. At the conclusion of the meal,......Read More.

This Sunday is Palm Sunday when we remember the triumphal entry of Jesus into Jerusalem. We remember he rode down the path that would have been taken by a conquering hero, but he did so on a donkey, the symbol of humility. This imagery fits well with the final......Read More.

"Lead us not into Temptation, but deliver us from evil." ~ Matthew 6:13 This line in the Lord's Prayer has always caused some consternation within me. Does God lead us to temptation? If so, why? Does God lead us into temptation to see if we will succumb and fail the test?......Read More.

What an emotional rollercoaster! The Holy Week celebrations and remembrances, Palm Sunday to Easter, are a series of emotional highs and lows, but each of the days and their events are vital to our understanding of the Christian faith and life. This year the events of Holy Week take on......Read More.

This Sunday is the fourth in Lent, and we will continue our sermon series "Grounded in Prayer." This week we'll turn our attention to the section of the Lord's Prayer that says, "Forgive us our trespasses as we forgive those who trespass against us." What does this sentence really......Read More.