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EASTER PREPARATIONS

Hello First Church, It’s hard to believe that we are now half way through Lent.  Soon we will be entering into Holy Week and walking with Christ through both His death and Resurrection. In order to most fully experience and appreciate the power of the Resurrection this year there are two things that I want…

Lead Council Communication and Transparency

First Church, As you know we have been blessed in recent years by the service and leadership of our Lead Council.  We shifted to this governance model a few years ago in order to simplify our governance structure by making it both more nimble and more efficient.  We did this by taking three representatives each…

#buildup429

First Church, For many weeks now you may have seen or heard of #buildup429.  I even referred to this initiative a number of weeks ago in another pastor’s page.  But I also know there continue to be questions about what this is all about.  Specifically it is a reference to Ephesians 4:29 which says, “Do…