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Celebrating Grace Bunke

In 2017, sweet sisters Grace and Caroline Bunke, along with their dad, Brian, joined us to help build our Easter cross. Our plan was for Grace and Caroline to learn the building technique so that they could lead a team of youngsters in 2018 to build a flower cross in the children’s garden. They were…

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Carols A La Carte

Which holiday tune gets stuck in your head? Whether it’s an old favorite that reminds you of Christmases past or a new one that you’ve recently discovered, we’d like to know which Christmas carol gets your vote. On December 31 at our 11am Sanctuary service, we’ll celebrate the end of the Christmas season with Carols…

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Why Poinsettias?

Hopefully everyone has had the chance to see our beautiful Chrismons on all of our trees and observe our Advent families lighting the Advent Wreath. Now we will look at another tradition for our church, and that is the placement of poinsettias under our trees and at various places around the church. One of the…

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All Saints Sunday 2017

All Saints Sunday will be observed on November 5 in the Sanctuary services. We celebrate the “communion of saints” as we remember those now living in the Father’s House, both of the Church universal and of Mt. Bethel. The names of Mt. Bethel’s members who died during the past year will be solemnly read as…

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Learning the Lord’s Prayer

Last Sunday, our first graders in both the Lower Roswell and North campuses showed that they had passed a milestone by leading the congregation in The Lord’s Prayer. These special moments were captured on video and in photos. See the photos here » Main Campus North Campus North Campus video courtesy of John Hanley

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Never Once

“Scars and struggles on the way, but with joy our hearts can say, Never once did we ever walk alone. Never once did You leave us on our own. You are faithful, God, You are faithful.” (Never Once, Matt Redman) When my father’s plane went down, our lives crashed around us as well. The weeks…

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A Holy Moment

This past Sunday was a beautiful time of communion. I’ve had many people tell me that it was the most moving communion service they had ever attended. At the end of the service, we invited everyone to receive communion, to spend a moment at the altar in prayer, and to write down the confessed sin and…

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FaithWorks: Faith Only Works When You Work It

See sermons in this series | Get sermon discussion notes PART FIVE: CONFESS OR DENY “Open confession is good for the soul.” – A Scottish Proverb. Confession has been a part of the religious community for centuries. In the Christian community, confession has been almost minimized. As long as we are human, we should always…

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