How beautiful upon the mountains are the feet of him who brings good news, who publishes peace, who brings good news of happiness, who publishes salvation, who says to Zion, “Your God reigns.” Isaiah 52:7

Memorial…

  I have grown to deeply appreciate Memorial Day.  It’s nice to take a day off and enjoy being outside, but we will be visiting at least one Memorial Day observance as a family – as we have done for years. It is a poignant day for our family – Lynn’s...

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DJ Craze

Are you a Lark or an Owl? Typically a Lark is someone who goes to bed early and gets up early kind of like the early bird catches the worm concept. Whereas an Owl likes to stay up late (watching Letterman or something) and sleep in late. I wonder what...

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Time to Huddle Up!

The Leadership of 1stPres is huddling up with the Dream Team tomorrow (Saturday) from 8 – 12 in the Gym to go over new mission statements, core values and a strategic plan which will guide us for the nest 5 years. You are more than welcome to attend, too!  We would love...

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Joyful Moments

Last week I stayed home on Friday for a much needed day off. Sometimes when you are so very, very busy, your body does a fake-out on you and makes you think you’re healthy and doing just peachy. Lo and behold, I was looking forward to my day off as...

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Retreat Refreshment

This past weekend, I was given the opportunity to attend a refreshing, spirit filled retreat hosted by the American Baptist Women of the Northwest that focused on building unity within the church. As I perused the roster of attendees and speakers, listed in alphabetical order by church, I was pleasantly...

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Things Are Bloomin’

Hope you are having a blessed week! It’s been beautiful here in CDA though a little gray and windy at times this week. I love my wife’s landscaping work – we’ve got six shades of tulips in our front flowerbed and I love em! And more and more annuals are...

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Travel Light

Therefore if any man be in Christ, he is a new creature: old things are passed away; behold, all things are become new. 2 Cor 5:17 Change is hard. It just is. But not all change is bad – sometimes it’s very welcome. And at those times the difficulties are...

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Joy in Holy Week

Becky Clegg Church Administrator I can’t believe it’s the end of March and the final stretch to Easter Sunday. Time is passing so quickly it seems these days. Spring came up early in my opinion. Obie and Ramona also seemed a bit flummoxed by an early spring. Our grass is...

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