An Experiment in Forbearance, October 8, 2017

The Acts of the Apostles THE EXPERIMENTAL CHURCH:  Powered by the Spirit “An Experiment in Forbearance”       Click here for audio       Pastor Marty Raths Acts 9:1-19                   This fall we are making our way through the Acts of the Apostles, and it is really a remarkable story.…

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Ways to Participate 2017

  Festa di Pasta 2017 “all hands on deck” There are many ways for you to participate in this important fund raising event which supports our church’s ministry and mission!   Purchase Tickets for the Dinner Invite your family, neighbors and friends to attend Put a sign in your yard…

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An Experiment in Evangelism, October 1, 2017

The Acts of the Apostles The Experimental Church:  Powered by the Spirit “An Experiment in Evangelism”        Click here for audio   Pastor Marty Raths Acts 8:26-39                   This fall we are making our way through the Acts of the Apostles. We have talked about how Acts and the…

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At the Intersection of Faith and Life

We invite you to join us At the Intersection of Faith and Life, a bi-monthly series of presentations/conversations, creating a grace space for exploring topics important to people today, including some challenging topics that the church sometimes avoids.  We will consider what our faith has to say about these topics,…

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The Church: What and Who, September 24, 2017

Fall 2017 The Acts of the Apostles The Experimental Church:  Powered by the Spirit “The Church:  What and Who”         Click here for audio     Guest Preacher: Retired Pastor Walt Flesner Isaiah 61:1-3, Luke 9:1-6, Acts 4:23-31 sermon notes At a wedding ceremony, the pastor said that…

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An Experiment in Shared Leadership, September 17, 2017

Fall 2017 The Acts of the Apostles The Experimental Church:  Powered by the Spirit “An Experiment in Shared Leadership”         Click here for audio     Pastors Donna Buell Acts 6:1-7 This fall we are exploring selected passages from The Acts of the Apostles in a sermon series we…

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The Experimental Church, September 10, 2017

Fall 2017 The Acts of the Apostles The Experimental Church:  Powered by the Spirit “The Experimental Church”           Click here for audio     Pastors Donna Buell and Marty Raths Acts 2:1-8, 37-39, 41-47 In June, during his Episcopal Address to the Minnesota Annual Conference, Bishop Bruce…

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Melt Me, Mold Me, Fill Me, Use Me, September 3, 2017

Summer 2017 Lyrical Living:  Words to Live By   “Melt Me, Mold Me, Fill Me, Use Me”            Click herefor audio   Pastor Donna Buell Jeremiah 18:1-6, John 4:34 I’ve heard it said that “For every situation there is a suitable line from a song.”  In a…

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Called To Be An Acts 2 Church

            At Annual Conference in June our Bishop, Bruce Ough, challenged all of our churches to become “Acts 2 Churches,” churches inspired by the first followers of Jesus who “devoted themselves to the apostles’ teaching and fellowship, to the breaking of bread and the prayers.”…

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The Experimental Church: Powered By the Spirit

  For the first followers of Jesus, being the church was an altogether new experience, and in the book of Acts we see those early followers “experimenting” with what it means to be the church.  In many ways the church of Jesus Christ is in a similar experimental time, and…

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