Our discussion this past Tuesday continued the theme of how churches can be as healthy as possible. The article we circulated about church restructuring, renewal and re-engineering helped us sort out both problems and solutions. We know that many congregations are attempting to tap the creative energies of their people and do what they can to grow both spiritually and numerically. One growth option involves nurturing a new ministry within the existing church. The analogy is that of giving birth, wherein the mother church helps create life in the form of a new ministry. The gist is that the parent church recruits a team ofRead More →

Greetings friends! I trust that you had a blessed Thanksgiving. Things are going well at the church and we are having a special music Sunday on December 15th. This means that there won’t be the usual Message Supplement included in our Sunday bulletin (and also why there won’t be one included here). I’m working on the Message Supplement for December 22nd, which I’ll have posted soon. Meanwhile, let us continue to keep one another in our thoughts and prayers as we continue our journey through Advent and beyond.Read More →