We have entered the Season of Lent, the forty-day period leading up to Easter, reminiscent of the time Jesus spent alone in the wilderness before his public ministry. It is a season of soul searching, penitence, and spiritual growth. If we are honest, we will admit that inner work and personal growth is challenging. Pointing out the flaws in others is much easier to do but is often a convenient way to avoid examining our own hearts and lives. Judgment and blame is far too common in this culture. Jesus offers a......
We are continuing to make significant progress towards breaking ground on our new addition this summer. The construction committee is meeting regularly with Centric (our architect) and Batten and Shaw (our contractor). We are still aiming to break ground in May or June. The vision that the congregation embraced this fall with a very successful capital campaign is still very much needed. Our children’s classrooms are overcrowded (a nice problem to have). The Bridge has grown significantly and will be ready to move to the new chapel so we can utilize the......