The search committee that was called by the congregation to bring a candidate to succeed Pastor Dwight is heading into its third month of work. This is our progress since our first meeting on April 2.

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The search committee that was called by the congregation to bring a candidate to succeed Pastor Dwight is heading into its third month of work. This is our progress since our first meeting on April 2.

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The council has created a transition committee that will be aiding in our interim selection and search.

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2013 Silent Auction Online Bidding.   (Click on the item to view the bidding form.  Make sure the form saves before exiting.  Online bidding will close Saturday evening at 11:59pm) Read more

Luke 8:22-39 (click to display NIV text)
May 26, 2013
Pastor Dwight A. Nelson

“Therefore, since we have been justified through faith, we have peace with God through our Lord Jesus Christ . . .”

“One day Jesus said to his disciples, ‘Let us go over to the other side of the lake.’ So they got into a boat and set out.”

Jesus took his disciples on an intentional journey that would have a specific purpose in their lives. They needed to experience the authority of Jesus and the peace of Jesus. So he took them to places of fear and anxiety. He took them to the “other side of the lake.” This was Gentile country. It was the only time Jesus went there. It was a fearful place. Joel Green writes, “Jesus is way beyond the boundaries of acceptable Jewish behavior.” Read more