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Reaching the Schemes

In the United Kingdom they are known as ‘council estates’, in the United States they are referred to as the ‘projects’, and in Scotland they are called ‘schemes’. What is a Scheme? The schemes are made up of the working class people who are sometimes holding down 2+ jobs as they struggle to pay bills …

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A Story of God’s Grace: Matt’s Testimony

I was raised in a small hamlet in upstate New York just west of Albany. My mother’s side of the family is Lutheran, and my dad’s side of the family is Catholic. I was raised in the Lutheran church, but never really understood the gospel and my relationship with the Lord. Back then I would …

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New Equipping Class – How to Read the Bible

When you open up a Bible to read, how do you feel? Excited? Overwhelmed? Intimidated? The Bible is a big book made up of lots of little books. Yet, it is one story and its meaning is clear. Jesus is at the center of the storyline of Scripture (Luke 24:44), and all we need to …

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“Confronting Counterfeit Religion” – A New Sermon Series in the Book of Amos

Nominalism, hypocrisy, cold religiosity – these are things that turn the stomach of both genuine Christians and non-Christians alike. To profess faith in Jesus, but live a life totally different than He would have lived is unpalatable to many. Yet, whether religious or not, no one is quite the person they’d like to be. And …

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Membership Classes (Weekend Edition)

The weekend edition of our membership classes are here! These classes will take place at a private residence on Friday night and Saturday morning at our church building on April 17th & 18th. If you are interested in becoming a member, or would just like to learn more about what we believe and practice as …

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Good Friday Hymn Sing

Join us Friday, April 3rd, for our annual Hymn Sing at 7pm as we consider the death of our Lord Jesus Christ through the singing of songs and reading of Scripture. We will have a dessert hour prior to the Hymn Sing, at 6pm for those who are able to join us. We hope this …

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Theology Breakfast – (a.k.a. Coffee With Dead Guys)

C.S. Lewis once said, β€œIt is a good rule, after reading a new book, never to allow yourself another new one till you have read an old one in between. β€œ Better yet – how about a bunch of old books, from a bunch of old saints, while drinking (not old) coffee? For some, the …

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New Equipping Class on Human Sexuality

We live in a sex-crazed society. No one would argue otherwise. And yet this is not a new “dilemma” for Christians. Since the days of the pagan Roman Empire, human sexuality has been an issue that Christians have thought about carefully and deeply. In fact, the Christian sexual ethic didn’t face a dilemma but an …

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A Story of God’s Grace: Stephanie’s Testimony

I was born and raised in Central MA, and I grew up in Greek Orthodox household. Every summer from the age of 8-18, I went to a Greek Church camp. I always thought I was a Christian because I was raised to believe a god existed. But, I spent those years mostly learning only the …

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“You Will Be My Witnesses” – A New Sermon Series in the Book of Acts

“These men who have turned the world upside down have come here too!” That was the exclamation of a concerned citizen of the ancient city of Thessalonica. He said this in reference to the Apostle Paul and his ministry partner Silas. Yet, these two men did not exercise coercion, violence, or manipulation as they “turned …

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