Posts from October 2020

Posts from October 2020

Hagar & Domestic Violence – Genesis 16 & 21

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month. The story of Hagar, Sarai, and Abram in Genesis 16 and 21 helps us address this difficult issue, find hope, and get help. If you or someone you know is a victim of domestic violence, please visit or Thank you Patty Stocker with WCAT for producing this video. By Robert Dunkarton – Gallery: Wellcome Collection gallery (2018-03-29): CC-BY-4.0, CC BY 4.0,

The Book of Pastoral Rule by Gregory the Great Overview/Review

Pope Gregory the 1st (540-604 AD), also known as Gregory the Great, wrote a book on vocational ministry called The Book of Pastoral Rule. A fellow Doctorate of Ministry (D.Min) student and myself created the following overview as a handout for our class. We hope you will find it helpful as you study his guide for yourself. I personally read this Kindle edition for this assignment (see quotes below). I hear there are other versions with simpler English. I’ve attached…

We’re continuing our outdoor worship services (weather permitting)!

Our recent Sunday services outside have been such a success we’re going to continue worshipping outside until the weather gets too cold. If it’s raining, snowing, or less than 50 degrees, we will update our church website (, our Facebook Page, and send out a church-wide email by 8:30am Sunday. If that is the case, we will move our service into the sanctuary, where seating capacity is limited. Until then, please continue to follow these guidelines: Please park in the upper…