Life as Liturgy

August 12, 2017

Life as Liturgy

This Sunday our theme is based on the 4 verbs in the story of the last supper. Jesus took the bread, blessed it, broke it, and shared it. These 4 words will provide our structure for the communion service as well as our inspiration for the week. We take what life gives us We give […]

August 12, 2017

Gluten Free Communion

Our theme for the month is Hospitality as we ‘get ready for guests‘ as a church community. One way that we practice hospitality is to prefer, or to prioritize someone else’s preference. As Methodists, we practice an ‘open table’ where everyone is welcome. That means I don’t have to be a member of the church, […]

August 4, 2017

Themes for the next 11 weeks

Table Talk: Themes for the Next 11 Weeks Hospitality is our theme in August and each week we are going to look at a different aspect of being welcoming to the stranger and open to the ‘other’. August 6 Brett Stuvland is at the table talking about his experience in the Middle East and the […]

August 4, 2017

the ABC’s of Faith

Sunday School starts again on September 10th (9am) This year we are going to be going through the basics of faith by looking at a different word each week.  This 26 week series will take us from just after Labor Day next month – all the way through Palm Sunday next spring! Each week we […]

August 4, 2017

August 15 Public House Chat

It is HOT in the Pacific NW and at this month’s Public House Chat we want to talk about the religious climate in our region! Please read the following 2 articles: Creating New Place for New People [link here] which will tell you about the group in the PNW that we are now a part […]

August 2, 2017

An Unfinished Church

An Unfinished Church

We are imperfect, unfinished, and incomplete.  

July 17, 2017

Supplement or Complement

This past Sunday we introduced an element of conversation to our gatherings. There are several things I love about this addition: While I appreciate so many things about liturgical (classic) worship, I worry that it has become a one-directional stage performance that encourages people to be passive spectators. When everything is pre-planned (and even scripted) […]

July 11, 2017

Join The Conversation

Our theme this week: Is all change good?  If you want to think about some questions ahead of time: What is the biggest change that you have seen in society during your lifetime? What has changed the most for you in the past 20 years? What is one change that would you undo if you […]

June 28, 2017

All Are Welcome

This Sunday our call to worship sets the tone for the whole month of July. It reads: Leader: Welcome to each and every one of you! People : Even when things get hectic, always know that you will find welcome here. L: May the joy we have in our Lord Jesus Christ become your joy […]

June 28, 2017

Welcome Pastor Bo

Welcome Pastor Bo

Come welcome our new pastor on July 9th! We have decided to make the July 2nd worship service a more casual gathering because of the July 4th holiday. July 9th will be a communion service and will be his first official message. After the 10:30 am worship service, there will be a very short meeting […]

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