Pastor’s Message: June 16, 2024

A MESSAGE FROM THE MISSION STEERING COMMITTEE CO-CHAIRSThis is the text of a Minute for Mission given recently in worship by Don Robertson and Donna Taggart, co-chairs of the Mission Strategy Steering Committee, updating the congregation on our two strategic mission...

Pastor’s Message: June 7, 2024

A MESSAGE FROM THE REV. J.C. AUSTIN: SUMMERTIME WORSHIP PRACTICES        “Summertime… and the living is easy…” I know it’s not technically summertime yet, but since it’s June, and we seem to be past an unusually cool and rainy spring, many folks are busy planning or...

Pastor’s Message: May 31, 2024

A MESSAGE FROM THE REV. J.C. AUSTIN: AN UPDATE OF OUR PLANNING PROCESSES I want to thank everyone who turned out for the Community Open House last Thursday, May 23, in which we presented the preferred concept design for the campus redevelopment project to the public....

Pastor’s Message: May 24, 2024

A MESSAGE FROM THE REV. J.C. AUSTIN: THE ‘REAL’ START TO SUMMER WORSHIP  This Sunday, several things are happening in and around worship to which I want to call your attention. This is the second week of our Summer Worship schedule, but in some ways it is really the...

Pastor’s Message: May 17, 2024

A MESSAGE FROM THE REV. J.C. AUSTIN: BE A PART OF THIS SUNDAY A lot is happening this Sunday! I want to take a moment to break down everything that is shifting for us, starting on Sunday, and to invite you to make a point of being part of it. First, we are beginning...

Pastor’s Message: May 10, 2024

A MESSAGE FROM THE REV. J.C. AUSTIN: THE MANY DIMENSIONS OF MOTHER’S DAY           This coming Sunday is Mother’s Day. For many people, it’s a beloved day in which we celebrate the mothers in our lives, especially our own mothers. We give thanks for their dedication,...