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We Were Made to Thrive!

In September I introduced our theme for the 2019-2020 year – Thrive. Normally during late April and early May our discipleship programs are winding down…this year is a little different. As we continue to be in a waiting period for the all clear to be able to come out of our physical distancing cocoons, we […]

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Discipleship – Thrive

There is something about Fall that I love! I think it is a combination of all the things that go into the changing of the season; the cooler weather and the colors on the trees as they begin to shed their leaves.  Fall reminds me that all things have a season, even us! Sometimes we […]

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Pastor’s Manna – Signs of Change

 Signs of Change  As much as some of us might not want to admit it, the autumn and early winter season has come upon us:  •You can hear the wind blowing through the trees  •You can smell the fireplaces lighting up, beginning to warm our homes and hearts.  •You can feel the briskness of the […]

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Thrive

There is a song by Casting Crowns that has been playing in my mind on repeat for a while now. The words are this,  “So living water flowing through God we thirst for more of You. Fill our hearts and flood our souls with one desire. Just to know You and to make You known […]

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Adult Education – Going Deeper

I think it is safe to say that winter is over, and spring has finally sprung! The snow has melted and the signs of new life waking up from their winter’s nap are all around us. I love spring, especially after a long winter. The bright colors of spring as the flowers bloom and the […]

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Pastor’s Manna – From Death to Life

From Death to Life  Last month our region experienced significant flooding damage as rivers swelled to historic levels and overflowed their banks. This affected many people, including people within our congregation.  Some towns were completely cut-off from the world and on their own for awhile. Some people lost all they possessed, and some people lost […]

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Pastor’s Manna – Deeper

“Deeper”  It seems that only yesterday summer and in the blink of an eye it is already over. School is back in session and our Fall programs here at First are about to begin. Time goes so fast! When I was a little girl summer lasted forever! I can remember spending long summer days at […]

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Food For Thought

 Senior High Mission Trip It has been an active month of service for our Sr. high youth group. From July 7-15 the 18 of us traveled over 1000 miles from our church home to Corpus Christi, TX to be the hands and feet of Christ. Once we arrived in Texas all of us got to […]

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