April 10, 2020 / 1 447
Editor’s note: This was written before COVID-19, but we think it’s relevant during this difficult week. Enjoy a brief diversion.
by Jim Killam | 4-minute read
Because of the tender mercy of our God, by which the rising sun will come to us from heaven to shine on those living in darkness and in the shadow of death, to guide our feet into the path of peace.
— Luke 1:78-79
Everyone has their fantasy job. For me, it’s nature photographer. Driving and hiking in the dark to crazy places. Setting up equipment, then waiting for daybreak. Chasing light.
Actually, it’s more than that. It’s chasing glimpses of glory. Finding those places where the veil between heaven and earth feels especially thin.
Last year during Easter week, I was in Calgary working with Wycliffe Bible Translators of Canada. Much as I love the people and the work there, I couldn’t wait until Thursday afternoon. That’s when I’d grab a rental car and drive an hour to Banff National Park. The mountains were calling, and I had 24 hours before my flight home. Read More
by Jim Killam | 7-minute read
As we look forward to Good Friday and Easter Sunday, we spoke with Lead Pastor Luke Uran about what it’s like to be a pastor in this most unusual season.
I mean this beyond the superficial greeting: How are you doing?
We have good days and bad days. There is a certain amount of grief and loss. Some of the freedoms that we love, we miss. Jessi and I were just talking about this. We are in this posture of: What is God trying to teach us in this? I’m not one who says there’s a lesson in everything or who tries to over-spiritualize things. However, there are a lot of things that God is teaching us in this. He is teaching us the preciousness of being able to meet together as the church, in a physical sense. For us, we are living differently than we have ever lived before in our lives. Community in a person-to-person, physical sense has completely changed. Read More
Join us Easter weekend as we celebrate and share who Jesus is for all people. It’s the perfect time to bring family and friends together for an inspirational experience including music, kids programming, and an encouraging message from Pastor Luke Uran. Our Good Friday service will be located in the Sanctuary which you can get to by walking in the Main Doors and continuing straight through the lobby.
Join us for our Good Friday service March 30th at 7:00 pm. We will have a time of Worship, Reflection, and Communion. Childcare is available for children up to age 5.
Join us Sunday, April 16th for our Easter Services! We will meet at our regular service times as we come together to celebrate the resurrection of Jesus Christ.
8:30 a.m. Classic Service
10:30 a.m. Contemporary Service and First Free Kids
Cafe Venue will join the Contemporary service in the Sanctuary for a combined Easter celebration.
11:00 a.m. Worship Service
10:20 a.m. Worship Service