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Holy Week Services

Maundy Thursday Worship with Communion April 18, 7pm at United Presbyterian Church Led by Rev. Melissa Krabbe, Rev. Ken Connor from Sterling A/G Church, and Rev. Jeff Darnauer from Sterling First UMC.   Good Friday Prayer April 19, 7am to 7pm at Sterling First United Methodist Church Come and Go Prayer Stations: Come when you ...

Extravagant Gratitude

Read John 12:1-8 here My second favorite word . . . is. . . . . . penultimate. Our gospel reading today from John is the penultimate supper. The Last Supper but one.  It’s not that they didn’t eat in between, it’s just that the gospels don’t tell us about those. It’s not the Last ...

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Community Garden

Reserve your plot! You get to pick out your plot in the community garden.  Each plot is 20ft by 29ft and includes an on site water spigot and hose. A $10 per person one-time maintenance deposit is required. $30 per year fee help defray electricity costs and purchases and maintains community garden tools. Contact the ...

Extravagant Grace

What if the prodigal in this story is actually the father?

A Tale of Two Travelers

This essay is about the family for whom we were praying recently, hoping they would be successful in getting permission to come visit Sterling. Arn and Carol Froese's connection with this family began years ago when the Froeses visited Honduras on a mission trip. Manuel was a young boy then, and they have stayed in ...

Deacons Benevolence Fund

The Deacons Benevolence Fund was originally established years ago as the Good Samaritan Fund.  It was intended to be used to help those in our church who need financial assistance.  Since the Sterling Ministerial Alliance also has a fund called the Good Samaritan Fund for helping people who live in Sterling, we decided to eliminate ...

Focus

Sometimes we're asking the wrong questions. Jesus calls us to change our focus.