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Head Usher Checklist

Arrive at least 15 minutes before the service. Make sure all sanctuary lights are turned on. Light switches in back, both sides of front, and in the side rooms up front. Make sure bulletins are handed out. Ask 3-4 people to collect the offering. Three people if you are including yourself, four if not Have ...

Who is My Neighbor? – Fear Factor

Jesus calls us to love our neighbors as ourselves. In seeking to meet this challenge, we find obstacles. One of those is fear. We all at some point or another have to face our fears.

Who is My Neighbor?

Jesus tells us that the greatest commandment is to love the Lord your God with all your heart, soul, mind and strength, and the second is like it, love your neighbor as yourself. This leads to the somewhat obvious follow-up question, “Who is my neighbor?”

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How is Jesus Making a Difference in Our Lives?

How is Jesus Making a Difference in Our Lives? We’ve spent eight weeks in sermons and in small groups looking at different areas of our lives, talking about the variety of ways that following Jesus is making a difference in our lives. Time – How are you committing to trusting God with your time? “But ...

How is Jesus Making a Difference in Our Lives? –Week #8: Mind

This week we're talking about stewardship of the mind. We might expect this means taking care of our mental abilities, but is that all? I hope you don't "mind" a spoiler... there's more to it than that!

How is Jesus Making a Difference in Our Lives? – Week #7: Work

We tend to think of work as just that thing we do until we retire, but really we are called to different roles throughout our lives, in our employment and otherwise. How is God calling us today?

How is Jesus Making a Difference in Our Lives? – Week #6: Community

What does it mean to be a community? Is it just about location? Or is it about something more? How does following Jesus make a difference in how we live in community with others?