Blog Archive

January 2024


2/1/24 Quarterly Meeting

The Quarterly meeting packet contained reports from Fred and me, as well as the prior meeting’s minutes and a summary financial report, showing really strong result. Fred’s report includes his goals for the coming year. Becky Martin, Carry Bailey, and I met with Fred in lieu of a performance review. We had well established Fred’s »

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Sunday, January 28 – “Power Plays”

View this recorded version of Sunday’s Sermon from January 28, 2024. Bible Verses Mark 1: 21-28 Reflection/Sermon: “Power Plays” Sermon by Rev. Dr. Fred Grewe (see video above). Podcast: Listen to a podcast version of this sermon on Pastor Fred Grewe’s “Meditations for Misfits” website. Visit: FredGrewe.com.

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1/25/24 Giving Statements

Last Saturday, I sent out giving statements for the calendar year 2023 to all who made a contribution to the church, for your taxes. The donations are divided into Tax-deductable and non-tax-deductable and I added a pledge update for good measure—your pledge year-to-date for the fiscal year, from 7/1/23 to 630/24. The reports are generated »

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Sunday, January 21 – “Repent!”

View this recorded version of Sunday’s Sermon from January 21, 2024. Bible Verses Jonah 3: 1-10 and Mark 1: 14-20 Reflection/Sermon: “Repent!” Sermon by Rev. Dr. Fred Grewe (see video above). Podcast: Listen to a podcast version of this sermon on Pastor Fred Grewe’s “Meditations for Misfits” website. Visit: FredGrewe.com.

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Sunday, January 14 – “The Man Who was a Fool”

View this recorded version of Sunday’s Sermon from January 14, 2024. Bible Verses Luke 12: 13-20 (The Parable of the Rich Fool) Reflection/Sermon: “The Man Who was a Fool” Sermon by Rev. David Brown (see video above).

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1/11/24 Quarterly Meeting

Each Quarter, we have an all-church meeting that occurs following the 10:30 church service, about noon.  You have time to get a cup of coffee and treat and visit—before we meet. This is an opportunity to make announcements about the business of the church—keep you abreast of our finances—and sometimes make decisions. This meeting will »

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Sunday, January 7 – “In the Beginning”

View this recorded version of Sunday’s Sermon from January 7, 2024. Bible Verses Genesis 1: 1-5 and Mark 1: 4-11 Reflection/Sermon: “In the Beginning” Sermon by Rev. Dr. Fred Grewe (see video above). Podcast: Listen to a podcast version of this sermon on Pastor Fred Grewe’s “Meditations for Misfits” website. Visit: FredGrewe.com.

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1/4/24: Unsung Heroes

Nancy Wilkerson so excellently directed and produced a retelling of the Christmas Story for the Christmas Pageant. Thank YOU Nancy. It was spectacular—in part also because of the amazing costuming. Did you know that our costuming director is Sherri Morgan, who works mostly in the background during a performance. Not only did the camel make »

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Sunday, December 31 – “The Embodiment of Hope”

View this recorded version of Sunday’s Sermon from December 31, 2023 (New Year’s Eve). Bible Verses Luke 2: 22-32 and 33-40 Reflection/Sermon: “The Embodiment of Hope” Sermon by Rev. Dr. Jim Stumbo (see video above).

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