Advent in Plain Sight Sermon Series

November 27th – 1st Sunday in Advent

with Communion

and music by Max Keefer

“Gates” based on Genesis 28:1-5,1—22 and Matthew 24:29-35

December 4th – 2nd Sunday in Advent

with music by Max and Erin Holsinger

“Tears” based on Psalm 126 and Revelation 7:13-17

December 11th – 3rd Sunday in Advent

with music by the Bell Ringers

“Belts” based Jeremiah 13:11 and Mark 6:8-9

December 18 – 4th Sunday in Advent

featuring the Christmas Cantata

“Song” based on a variety of scripture from the prophets and the gospels

December 24th Christmas Eve 7 pm

with Communion

feat. Brass and Choir

“Cloth” based on Luke 2:1-7

December 25th – Christmas Day at 10:30 am

Lessons and Carols

“Light” based on John 1:1-9

January 1st – 2nd Sunday in Christmas

“Gold” based on Exodus 32:1-6 and Matthew 2:1-12

“Could this be the Advent we remember Immanuel, God with us, in all places, reminded of God’s presence, providence,

and power by everyday objects that point us to the salvation story of which we are a part?”

—Jill J. Duffield, Advent in Plain Sight, p. 2

A Post Easter Sermon Series April 14 – May 19, 2024

Now What, Easter People?  Living the Resurrection Stories April 7th Serve Sunday with Communion Jesus Made Known by Bread Broken and Shared Luke 24:13-49 April 14, 2024 – Unfinished Business? Do-overs on the Seashore Acts 4:32-35 and John 20:19-31 April 21, 2024 –...

A Weekend of Service, April 6th-7th

A variety of activities available for all ages and all abilities! Tell Us, How Will YOU Serve? Now- Donations Needed As part of our Serve Weekend efforts on April 6th-7th, we are asking for donations of the following items, or simply click on our Amazon list to shop...

Spring Craft and Vendor Show 2024

March 23rd, 2024 from 10am to 2pm Join us for some returning favorites and a few new and exciting vendors for our annual Spring Show! Get some treats for your Easter Baskets! Once again featuring our popular raffle baskets and we will also have quarts of homemade...

Witness at the Cross- Lenten Book Study

Our Lenten sermon series is inspired by Amy-Jill Levine's book, Witness at the Cross. This takes a journey through Lent through a non-traditional lens, similar to our recent Advent series. This time, we will experience Good Friday from the perspective of those who...

Easter Flower Sale- Order NOW

Easter Flower sales are open now and due by February 28th. Please click here to place your order! To pay for your plants, a link is available directly on the online order form if you prefer to keep everything paperless. Alternatively, you may make a check payable to...

January 2024 Sermon Series for Epiphany

New Year...New You? Mile Markers for our Journey Toward Transformation January 7th Before You Go, Remember Who You Are Mark 1:4-11 January 14th Don't Let the Cynics Tell You They Know Better-- Shake, Shake It Off (The Names, At Least) John 1:43-51 January 21st All I...

An Unlikely Advent

An Advent and Christmas Sermon Series Based on "An Unlikely Advent: Extraordinary People of the Christmas Story" by Rachel Billups, available for purchase at Amazon. If you are not already receiving our daily advent devotional emails (beginning December 3rd), please...

Craft & Vendor Show

Saturday, November 25th, 2023 from 10am-2pm Support Small Business Saturday by shopping our local crafters and vendors! Those scheduled include: 3D Printing Baby Love Blankets Bird Houses & Home Grown Gourds Christmas Ornaments & Gnomes Homemade Chocolates...

Sermon Series Life Worth Living: A Guide to What Matters Most

A whole church experience exploring the question- What Makes a Good Life? Each Sunday, we will "think about what matters most- to honor the gift of time on this earth." You can extend your experience beyond just the sermon series! Read the book, Life Worth Living: A...

Memorial Bricks

Have you considered putting a brick in the Meditation Garden? It's a great way to honor someone special or memorialize a loved one. The cost of the engraved brick is just $20. Click here to order or call the church office at 412-678-5355. Bricks are engraved with up...

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