Sunday Worship, 10:00am

 

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what to expect:

Our worship style is traditional in form with modern, contemporary elements mixed in. Communion is celebrated on the first Sunday of each month and other special occasions.

There is guest parking in front of our main sanctuary doors and our building is ADA-accessible. Click here for directions.

Dress ranges from very casual to semi-formal. Come as you feel comfortable! Sandals, jeans, ties, suits, and dresses are all welcome.

Every Fifth Sunday is a "Family Sunday" in which the whole family can worship together and children participate in special ways to learn about worship.

There are special services throughout the year including:

  • Ash Wednesday, March 1, 2017, 6:30pm     
  • Maundy Thursday, April 13, 2017, TBD
  • Good Friday, April 14, 2017 TBD
  • Easter Sunday, April 16, 2017, 10:00am

Christmas Eve, December 24, 2017

  • 4:00pm - Family Service with all the Kids
  • 10:00pm - Candlelight Lessons & Carols Service

During the Summer, several worship services are held outside in our pavilion, with special outdoor and/or fun activities to follow.

  • Dates TBD for Summer 2017!

 

 

 

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WHEN YOU ARRIVE:

You can expect to be greeted with a warm smile, open heart, and the buzz of friendly chatter. You are welcome to grab a cup of coffee and a treat as you enter worship. After service, please join us for an extended time of hospitality with coffee, pastries, and other goodies. We would love to get to know you. Also, we invite you to turn in a Connection Card and pick up a free gift on your way out.

Children are invited to begin worship with their families.  After the Gloria Patri, they are welcomed up for "A Time for Young Followers of Jesus" after which they will be dismissed to Sunday School. After the Hymn/Song after the Sermon, the children will be brought back into worship service. As a first-time guest, you are asked to come with them to fill out all the appropriate forms and meet the teachers.

The children will begin together with singing, then break up into two groups. Pre-K and Kindergarten kids meet in the Nursery, and Grade 1-5 meet their Kids Club Room.

Middle School and High School youth remain in worship service with the exception of "youth volunteer assistants".

Our nursery is staffed by volunteers or you may watch your own children if you choose. There is also a cry room at the rear of the sanctuary, where you can still participate and hear the worship service.

 
 

Worship Order

Gathering in Jesus' Name

  • Prelude
  • Welcome
  • In the Life of the Church
  • Passing the Peace
  • Opening Song
  • Call to Worship
  • Prayer
  • Song or Hymn
  • Time of Confession
  • Assurance of Forgiveness
  • Gloria Patri
  • A Time for Young Followers


Proclaiming God's Word

  • Prayer
  • Scripture Readings
  • Choral Anthem
  • Sermon

Responding to God's Word

  • A Time for Reflection
  • Affirmation of Faith
  • Song or Hymn
  • Prayers of the People
  • The Lord's Prayer
  • Offering God's Tithes & our Gifts
  • Doxology or Song of Thanksgiving
  • Celebrating the Sacraments (monthly)

Being Sent in Jesus' Name

  • Song or Hymn
  • Charge
  • Benediction
  • Postlude

Sermon Series

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 January 22 - CASKET EMPTY Intro

January 29 - Creation - God Rules!

February 5 - Creation - The Problem of Sin

February 12 - Guest Preacher

February 19 - Creation - The Downward Spiral

February 26 - Guest Preacher

March 5 - Abraham - Promises, Promises!

March 12 - Abraham - In God We Trust?

March 19 - Abraham - Family Feud(s)

March 26 - Sinai - Free at Last!

April 2 - Sinai - Covenant Grace

April 9 - Palm & Passion Sunday

April 16 - EASTER Sunday