A report on our 2017 strategic goals

You've come a long way baby! Two years ago we began the process of envisioning what the future of our church will look like. If you remember we developed the vision map with the purpose of trying to determine God’s preferred future for us. In time the vision map morphed into a more simplified version we called the vision lens. There is nothing magical about the vision lens. It is only meant to help us more clearly understand God’s purpose for our church family. It answers the questions: Read more [...]

January 2018 Newsletter

Inside this issue:

Report on our 2017 Goals
Third Thursday Prayer Meeting
Answers to Prayer
Prayer Focus – Children in Crisis
Camp Wakonda
Operation Christmas Child
GIFTS Ministry
Healthy New Year
Collision News
Bulletin Board
Birthdays and Anniversaries

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December 2017 Newsletter

Join Us This Christmas Season

Christmas Brunch – Sunday, December 17th from 8:00 – 11:00 a.m.
Christmas Music Celebration – Sabbath, December 23rd at 10:30 a.m.
Grow Groups are canceled for this Sabbath
Christmas Eve Service – Sunday, December 24th at 5:00 p.m.

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October 2017 Newsletter

When the news media tries to scoop its competition it basically wants a story that nobody else has. If they get the scoop they can underscore their namesake with the claim that what they are publishing is new. Nobody wants to read or see olds. Everyone wants to know the news.

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July/August 2017 Newsletter

I love eating together as a family. It is one of the parts of family life that I love the most. The sharing that happens around the table has been rich and full of joy for the Crandalls. The other day we were eating together when something struck us funny. It was one of those times when we could not stop laughing. Wow, do I love it when that happens!

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June 2017 Newsletter

The Creator of the heavens and the earth reveals Himself to His creation. He is not silent. He speaks. He shows. He demonstrates. He opens up our understanding of His character and His nature. When Jesus said that He was the light of the world, He meant that He came to reveal truth.

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May 2017 Newsletter

When I was seven years old my family moved to Janesville, WI and began attending church regularly at the Milton Seventh Day Baptist church.  Although I had a hard time staying awake during the sermon most weeks, I enjoyed going to church and Sabbath School and I loved to read stories from the Bible.  As a kid I would read from the Bible all the time.

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April 2017 Newsletter

For the past several years I have sensed the Lord show me a word in January that provides vision for what He is accomplishing in our church family in the coming year. This past year it was Family. I felt that God was bringing us together as a family in Christ.

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March 2017 Newsletter

In January at our annual members meeting we as a church decided to do things a little differently. The new board of trustees is one of those new and different things. If you were hibernating and missed the action, you can read all about the role of the board in the strategic plan packet of information.

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