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Sunday 12.23.18 (the simple faith of Christmas)

This Sunday we'll continue our journey through Luke and take a look at the simple, uncluttered faith that Mary and Elizabeth expressed in response to Gabriel's announcement that Mary would become miraculously pregnant with Jesus. Then on Monday night, we will celebrate Christmas with our annual Christmas Eve service at 6pm. We hope to see… Continue reading Sunday 12.23.18 (the simple faith of Christmas)

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Sunday 04.01.18 (the resurrection)

Join us on Sunday as we celebrate the resurrection of Jesus with a special worship gathering featuring the Voices of Zambia from Ambassador International University in Kazemba, Zambia. We'll kick off the celebration at 9:45 with our annual Easter Breakfast (men are invited to come at 8:30 to help Pastor Mike and the Deacons cook… Continue reading Sunday 04.01.18 (the resurrection)

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A Reflection on Love (thoughts for Valentine’s Day)

Many of us know the passage well. People quote it, read it at weddings, hang it on plaques on the wall—Paul’s famous words on love from 1 Corinthians 13. Love is patient, love is kind. Love does not envy, is not boastful, is not arrogant, is not rude, is not self-seeking, is not irritable, and… Continue reading A Reflection on Love (thoughts for Valentine’s Day)

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Out of Egypt (an advent devotion)

So Joseph got up, took the child and his mother during the night, and escaped to Egypt. He stayed there until Herod’s death, so that what was spoken by the Lord through the prophet might be fulfilled: Out of Egypt I called my Son. ~ Matthew 2:14-15 (CSB), quoting Hosea 11:1 The book of Exodus… Continue reading Out of Egypt (an advent devotion)

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The Serpent Crusher (an advent devotion)

So the Lord God said to the serpent, “…I will put hostility between you and the woman, and between your offspring and her offspring. He will strike your head and you will strike his heel.” ~ Genesis 3:14-15 (CSB) As we enter into the Christmas season, we will take a look at a few of… Continue reading The Serpent Crusher (an advent devotion)

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Sunday 04.16.17 (the resurrection)

This Sunday we celebrate the resurrection of Jesus and the hope that gives us. We hope to see you there! Sunday Schedule @945 Easter Breakfast (in gym) @1045 Worship Gathering **No Evening Activities Sermon Notes The Resurrection ~ John 20 Jesus' resurrection... Answers our doubts (20:1-29) Assures us a place in God's family (20:17) Grants… Continue reading Sunday 04.16.17 (the resurrection)

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The “Good” in Good Friday

David Mathis at Desiring God shares on why there is the "good" in Good Friday--the day that Jesus died: God was at work, doing his greatest good in our most horrible evil. Over and in and beneath the spiraling evil of Judas, the Jewish leaders, Pilate, the people, and all forgiven sinners, God’s hand is… Continue reading The “Good” in Good Friday

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Easter Happenings

Here is what we have coming up for Easter / Resurrection weekend: Good Friday Service (04.14) At 7pm on Friday we will gather with the other churches of the Adrian Ministerial Alliance for our annual Good Friday service at Victory Assembly of God. Come and join us for a time of remembering Jesus' sacrifice through… Continue reading Easter Happenings

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Christmas Eve / Christmas Day 2016

You have opportunities to join with us in worship of Jesus, our Savior, tonight at our Christmas Eve service and tomorrow at our Christmas day worship gathering. Check out the details below, and we hope to see you there! Christmas Eve ~ 12/24 @6:30pm We will remember the anticipation of the birth of Jesus and… Continue reading Christmas Eve / Christmas Day 2016

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Good Reads 12.21.16 (the Christmas edition)

Here is a collection of good reads on Christmas. Enjoy! Why are Jesus's Genealogies in Matthew and Luke Different? by Mark Strauss The Old Testament predicted that the Messiah would come from the line of David. Both Matthew and Luke provide genealogies of Jesus that confirm he was a descendant of David—therefore, a legitimate Messiah.… Continue reading Good Reads 12.21.16 (the Christmas edition)