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Community is Key by Camilla Sauder

I like to think I can do it all on my own. As a 35-year-old single woman, I have done a lot on my own. I rearrange furniture by myself. I replace lightbulbs. I pay the bills. I moved to Africa for a year, and I consider myself to be rather independent. But the truth is, I can’t do…

Posted in: General, Women's Ministries
Holy Week 2016 by Erin Stringer

March 19-27, 2016 Palm Sunday (options): Saturday 5:00 pm (regular nursery and children's programming provided) Saturday 6:30 pm (no nursery or children's programming) Sunday, 9:00 am (regular nursery and children's programming provided) Sunday 10:30 am (regular…

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IF:  Table by Christy Cabe

Last night I did the Cupid Shuffle with my IF: Table. Like stood up, turned on music and danced The Cupid Shuffle with ladies who just months ago we were strangers to me. I love our IF:Table. We formed in May 2015 and we’ve met diligently every month. We’ve turned into dear friends and…

Posted in: General, Women's Ministries
3 Worship Attitudes: Desperately Dependent by Sam Ward

Last week, I finished teaching a CORE class call "True Worship" with the challenge to hold fast until the day we are numbered with the worshipers of God in heaven.  Until then, we can experience God's Holy Spirit every day.  But let's be honest. We don't.  I don't. Why?  God is always…

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IF:Gathering 2016 by Erin Stringer

If God is real, then what? IF exists to help women realize that God has given you a purpose. We collectively have a God‐given purpose but the way that plays out in each of our lives is unique. "If God is real, then what?" This theme of the IF:GATHERING is a challenge for women…

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Israel Trips 2016 by Erin Stringer

I have read the Bible since I was a child but there was nothing so powerful for me than when I walked the places Jesus walked.  It is powerful, moving, and awe-inspiring.  I came home reading the Bible with eyes open and a heart connected like never before. - 2015 Israel trip…

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Prioritize: Live a Worthy Life by Dennis Miller

Ephesians 4 (NIV) 4:1 As a prisoner for the Lord, then, I urge you to live a life worthy of the calling you have received. 2 Be completely humble and gentle; be patient, bearing with one another in love. 3 Make every effort to keep the unity of the Spirit through the bond of…

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REACH Trips 2016 by Erin Stringer

REACH 2016 Trips Interested in participating on a mission trip this coming year?  Send inquiries and interest to the trip leaders below.   April 2-8: Holly Hill UB, Florida (Brian Kramer) April 23-30: Food for the Hungry, Nicaragua, Women (Deb Quilhot, Kim Fish) full April…

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The Gift of Worship by Sam Ward

Last night, my daughter was getting ready for bed.  She suddenly said, “Mommy, want to talk to you.  In PRIVATE.” I looked up suddenly.  What was so important and secret that she could only say it in private without her Daddy?  I was concerned.  I started wondering…worrying…and…

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A Thanksgiving Dinner by Christy Cabe

As a blogger for Riley Hospital for Children, where our son received treatment for leukemia as a small child, I’ve been asked to write about a variety of topics. I am so thankful for the oppurtunity writing has given me to share parts of our story as I know it can offer hope and comfort…

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