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ADVENT

This Sunday, Nov. 27, is the first day of Advent, which we begin with our Hanging of the Green service. Advent is a season of preparation that helps us as a church to look forward to the celebration of Christmas, and beyond Christmas to the second coming of Jesus Christ. During this season we remember […]

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WHAT WE BELIEVE – THE CHURCH

Our commitment to God is directly related to our commitment to a church – not the church in general, but a church – a specific group of believers in Jesus Christ who consistently come together on purpose to worship him, equip one another to follow him, serve and minister to one another, and be a […]

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WHAT WE BELIEVE – SALVATION

The good news of our salvation from sin and restoration to God in Christ by the Spirit is the central focus of the Bible, the heartbeat of our faith. The gospel message is this: • God created us to know him and live for him. • We have separated ourselves from him and his purposes […]

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WHAT WE BELIEVE – HUMANITY

Who am I, and why am I here? Those are the million-dollar questions, right? If we can begin to figure those out, we have some hope of meaning, happiness, purpose, and peace, some hope of a life that makes some kind of difference in this world. The Bible’s unique testimony is that what it means […]

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WHAT WE BELIEVE – GOD THE SON

Jesus Christ is unarguably the most important person to ever walk the earth. Our modern calendars, whether you use “in the year of our Lord” (AD) or the academic “Common Era” (CE), are divided by the birth of Jesus Christ. The three major monotheistic religions in the world, Judaism, Christianity, and Islam, are divided over […]

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WHAT WE BELIEVE – GOD THE FATHER

We get our ideas about God from all kinds of places: our parents, surroundings, culture, friends, and hopefully our church. Some of these ideas might be true, some of them might be false, but when we begin to look to Jesus, he explodes our previous ideas about God and shows us the real thing. To […]

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WHAT WE BELIEVE – GOD

The most important knowledge we can ever have is the knowledge of who the one living and true God is. Knowing God is the beginning of wisdom; the highest privilege given to human beings made in his image and likeness. Our understanding of everything depends on our understanding of him, our beliefs about God and […]

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