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Hearts Up

Posted by April Markov on 5/11/24

Dear Friends in Christ

 

Today, as we celebrate the Feast of the Ascension of the Lord, we are reminded of our ultimate hope beyond this earthly life. Just as Jesus ascended to heaven, we look forward to a place beyond life and death, sickness and suffering, sin and ... Read More »

Create a clean heart in me

Posted by April Markov on 3/15/24

Hello Friends

On this Fifth Sunday of Lent, we are given the words of Psalm 51: "Create a clean heart in me, O god." This verse encapsulates a longing for spiritual renewal and a a deeper connection with the Divine.

During lent, let's reflect on the state of our hearts. Are ... Read More »

Lent and the gift of grace.

Posted by April Markov on 3/09/24

Hello Friends

As we gather on this Fourth Sunday of Lent, we let the words from Ephesians resonate in our hearts: "God, who is rich in mercy, because of the great love he had for us, even when we were dead in our transgressions, brought us to life with Christ."

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He is Lord

Posted by April Markov on 2/24/24

Hello Friends,

 

As we gather in worship today, let our hearts be attuned to the reassuring truth of God's sovereignty. The Scriptures remind us of His unfailing power and control over all things and our trust in His sovereign reign becomes the anchor for our faith journey.

 

In ... Read More »

Repent, and believe in the gospel

Posted by April Markov on 2/17/24

Dear Friends

 

Today, we are reminded o fJesus' powerful call to "Repent, and believe in the gospel." These words encapsulate the essence of our Christian journey--a continuous turning toward God and a whole-hearted trust in the good news of His salvation.

 

Repentance is not just about acknowledging ... Read More »

"I turn to You"

Posted by April Markov on 2/13/24

Dear Friends,

 

As we come together in worship this weekend, let our hearts resonate with the words of the psalmist: "I turn to you, Lord, in time of trouble, and you fill me with the joy salvation."

 

In moments of challenge and uncertainty, our refuge is found in turning ... Read More »

The Holy Family

Posted by April Markov on 12/30/23

Blessings to you all, 

 

As we gather in the spirit of joy and reverence to celebrate the Feast of the Holy Family, I am reminded of the sacred bond that unites us as a community of faith.

 

The Holy Family--Jesus, Mary, and Joseph--serves as a timeless model for ... Read More »

Christian Charity

Posted by April Markov on 11/25/23

Beloved,

 

Greetings in the love and grace of ou Lord Jesus Christ! As come together in worship, let us reflect on the profound importance of Christian charity in our lives. 

Christian charity extends beyond mere acts of kindness; it embodies the selfless love and compassion that Christ exemplified ... Read More »

Encouragement for the Discouraged

Posted by April Markov on 11/18/23

Brothers and Sisters in Christ, 

In the Journey of faith, there are moments that may leave us disheartened, testing our resolve and challenging spirits, Yet, even in these times, we are called to remain vigilant and hopeful.

When discouragement threatens to cloud our hope, it is precisely then that our ... Read More »

Building Blessings

Posted by April Markov on 11/11/23

Brothers and Sisters, 

I am delighted to announce the introduction of a new opportunity for us to support our church community-- "The Building Blessings Collection."

This second collection is specially dedicated to crucial improvements within our church, such as upgrading lighting to energy-efficient LED bulbs, addressing the boiler in the St. ... Read More »