Thanksgiving letter from Pastor Lori

Dear Friends in Christ,

    In I Thessalonians 5:18, Paul writes, "Give thanks in all circumstances." There is a part of us that wants to protest. "Do you really mean ALL circumstances? Even when we feel hurt or angry or afraid or betrayed? Really?" Sometimes we can't find a reason to give thanks. Sometimes the cloud of despair feels too overwhelming to be penetrated by the light of faith.

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This Sunday in Worship
Sun., November 30, 9:30 a.m.
Rev. Lori Sawdon
will deliver the message,
"Christmas Story According to Mark"
Mark 1:1 - 8

Sunday schedule

Worship Service:
Sundays, 9:30 a.m.

Sunday School:
  Adults 8:30 a.m.
Advent Study:
Christmas From The Back Side

  Children 9:30 a.m.

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