We Are Not Alone

On Sunday our Youth Choir sang “We Are Not Alone” by Pepper Choplin. Listen to their moving reminder that “we are never alone.” As Alan said in worship, it was an echo of God’s voice to us. Dear God, help us all to be an echo of this...

How to Write an Advent Hymn

How to write an Advent hymn? It begins with Scripture, reading daily, to ponder the life-giving, eternal message thoughtfully, prayerfully.   A text takes shape, then, a melody, and finally, harmony and instruments, musical elements to carry the words into time and...

Prayers of God’s People – January 25, 2015

Romans 8.26 (nrsv) . . . the Spirit helps us in our weakness; for we do not know how to pray as we ought, but that very Spirit intercedes with sighs too deep for words. It reassures us, Lord, to know that you have your arms wrapped tightly around us, around every...

Celebrate Life! – Memories & Truths

The Sanctuary, Youth, and Young Musicians choirs along with the Orchestra and Scripture and Stage class will present the musical, Celebrate Life!, on Sunday, March 1 at 7 pm.  If you are interested in singing with the Sanctuary choir, please join us for rehearsals in...

Faith Stories: Kendall Gooding and Daniel Perry

After many requests to hear these faith stories again, they are finally up for you to listen to and to share! Kendall Gooding shares her story of seeing God in the faces of Romanians during a concert last spring:   Daniel Perry shares his story of being created...