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Music for Sunday 10/21/12

Teach me the mission appointed for me, what is my labor and where it shall be.  That’s the theme for our music this week: opening ourselves to God’s guidance and being willing to follow Him in using the gifts He has given us. Master, Thou callest, I gladly obey; only direct me, and I’ll find …

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A Variety of Gifts…

This week our in worship we will continue our series on being “Gifted for Service” as we look at the variety of gifts that there are. Our main passage of scripture will come from 1 Corinthians 12.4-11. As we look at this passage, and others, we will consider the gifts that we are given when …

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Music for Sunday 10/14/12

Our music this week continues our month-long theme of using our gifts to serve the Lord, and this Sunday will specifically emphasize our commitment, devotion, and surrender to God.  We can’t present ourselves as living sacrifices, holy and pleasing to God, as we studied last week, without surrendering ourselves to His will. As Pastor Mike …

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The Deacon and the Church

This Sunday in our worship service we will have the honor to ordain several men as Deacons in our church. This is an exciting time and it continues our emphasis this month on using our gifts to serve the Lord. As we set these men apart for service and ministry in our church we do …

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Music for Sunday 10/7/12

As we begin our series on discovering and using our gifts, we’re looking this week at Romans 12 with the theme of offering ourselves to God and using our gifts for His glory.  We must give ourselves completely to God and submit our will to His leading, and that’s the idea in the song We …

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Gifted for Service

This Sunday in our worship service we will begin a short series emphasizing our gifts and how we can use those gifts for the Lord. The Bible makes it clear that each Christian is given spiritual gifts. These gifts are given to us as the Lord sees fit and they are intended to be used …

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October Newsletter

The October newsletter is here.

Music for Sunday 9/30/12

This Sunday, as we consider the eternal nature of God, we’ll begin and end the service with songs that are paraphrases of psalms on this subject.  These two songs span a broad spectrum of sacred music–the first is a contemporary song by Chris Tomlin from 2001 while the second is a traditional hymn by Isaac …

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40 Days of Prayer

We have been talking about the 40/40 Prayer Vigil over the last couple of weeks. Today is the start of the 40 Days of prayer. I want to invite all of you to join me and other believers across our nation on this 40 day journey as we engage in prayer for our nation. As …

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Music for Sunday 9/23/12

This week as we consider the redemptive work of God the Son, we’ll be using hymns to celebrate our redemption.  First, I Know Whom I Have Believed: I know not why God’s wondrous grace to me He hath made known, Nor why, unworthy, Christ in love redeemed me for His own. This stanza speaks to …

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