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October 7, 2018 “Characters Welcome” #4

LESSON: from Joshua 23 & 24   In our survey of the Old Testament, we come to the story of the Exodus –the story of how God led his people out of slavery in Egypt and gave them his law at Mount Sinai in the wilderness. Most of this story comes in the first twenty...

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September 30, 2018 “Characters Welcome” #3

LESSONS: from Isaiah 41:8-10 Hebrews 11:8-12, 17-22 We’re making a survey of the Old Testament—to look at the forest instead just the trees. We’re trying to see something of the whole, and not just individual passages. So today, we take up the section from Genesis...

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September 16, 2018 “Characters Welcome” #1

LESSON: 2 Samuel chapters 11 & 12 Back in seminary, I took a class called “Survey of the Old Testament.”  It was designed for the Presbyterian students, because they had to pass a test on the contents of the Old Testament. Part of it was to make sure that they had...

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October 14, 2018 “Characters Welcome” #5

LESSON: from Joshua 23 & 24   Today we come to the books of Joshua and Judges. First, we’ll try to summarize what happens in these books, and then we’ll try to figure out what it all means. (1)       The book of Joshua begins where Deuteronomy ends: The people are on...

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Chris Pratt’s 9 Bits of Advice for Living – August 19, 2018

Philippians 4:6-9, 12-13 John 3:14-21 We often hear about celebrities having “issues” in their lives.  They go to treatment for this or that.  Or they suffered some tragedy in childhood or some other something that has given them a reason for their current situation....

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The Word – September 2, 2018

Sep 2 2018 Psalm 15 James 1:17-27 We’ve been reading passages from Ephesians, but now we move on to the book of James. His theme is found in verse 22: “But be doers of the word, and not merely hearers who deceive themselves.” Be doers of the word, and not hearers...

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Be Strong – August 26, 2018

Pent 14 Aug 26 2018 Psalm 34:15-22 Ephesians 6:10-20 Our epistle lesson is a colorful passage. The image of putting “on the whole armor of God” is vivid. You could put it on a t-shirt. It’s great for the Sunday School kids. You can give them a drawing of a Roman...

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Playing Favorites September 9, 2018

Pent 16 Sep 9 2018 LESSON: James 2:1-17 Here at the beginning of chapter two, no one can accuse James of mincing words. In verse one, he tells us what he really thinks: “My brothers and sisters, do you with your acts of favoritism really believe in our glorious Lord...

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Report on 2018 Annual Conference – August 12th

  LESSONS: Isaiah 41:10 Hebrews 10:23-25 John 15:1-8 REPORT FROM ANNUAL CONFERENCE Annual Conference (AC2018) was June 8-11.  The 2018 Iowa Annual Conference Session began Friday night. Gathering under the banner of “Creating Difference Makers – In New Communities of...

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Sunday School

Sunday School classes for grade school, middle and high school students start at 9:15am.  Kids can be dropped off (but please walk into church with them) and then picked up at 10.  Worship starts at 10:30.  We’d love for your kids to join in the fun of learning about Jesus’ love for us!

Trimble After School Club

Join the fun Monday afternoons!  Our After School Club is open to all grade school kids at no cost.  For more information please call Pastor Martha at 712-898-6854