We Will Help You June 17, 2018

Fourth Sunday after Pentecost 2018 Ben Jackson Click here for audio     Psalm 121; Romans 8:24-27 We Will Help You Let us pray: May the words of my mouth and the meditations of my heart be acceptable in your sight, o lord, our strength and our redeemer. Amen. I’m…

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For Everything There is a Season, June 10, 2018

Third Sunday after Pentecost 2018 Co-Pastors’ Farewell Sunday Click here for audio     Ecclesiastes 3:1-8; Philippians 1:1-8 Pastors Donna Buell and Marty Raths Pastor Donna As this Retirement Sunday has approached I’ve found myself doing a lot of reminiscing.  There are so many things I could tell you about…

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Discover Joy, Live Deeply!, June 3, 2018

Third Sunday of Pentecost    Annual Conference Sharing Click here for audio         John 15:1-12 Philippians 4:4-9 Pastors Donna Buell and Marty Raths, Charlie and Sharry Swann   Pastor Donna Buell This week the Minnesota Annual Conference of the United Methodist Church gathered in St. Cloud. Annual Conference…

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Remember with Gratitude – Lean in with Trust, May 27, 2018

Trinity Sunday – Memorial Day Weekend   Click here for audio       Pastor Donna Buell Isaiah 40:27-31 I’ve found myself thinking back on how hectic life was for us in the Spring of 2015 when Marty and I were preparing for our new appointment here in Stillwater. We…

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Being Witnesses, May 20, 2018

Pentecost Sunday Click here for audio       Romans 6:1-4, Acts 2:1-8, 11b-13 Pastor Marty Raths Today is Pentecost, and another name for Pentecost could be the Aftermath.  Pentecost is what happened to the disciples in the aftermath of Jesus’ resurrection, and in some very important ways Pentecost helps…

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Imprinted with Faith, Hope and Love, May 13th 2018

7th Sunday of Easter Imprinted with Faith, Hope and Love Click here for audio     1 John 3:16-24 (NRSV and The Message) Pastor Donna Buell and guest speaker Sam Hauser In our reading from John’s first letter, were reminded that from the beginning the message we have received from God through…

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Walking Humbly with God, May 6, 2018

6th Sunday of Easter Confirmation Sunday Click here for audio     Micah 6:6-8, Mark 4:30-32 Pastor Marty Raths    I have a small collection of rocks at home. Rocks like this one which is from the coast of Mexico. I keep them on a desk beside my bed as…

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