The Power of Forgiveness

Revenge and resentment are powerful forces in our world and in our soul. Jesus said that there is a more powerful force: forgiveness Forgive doesn’t mean forget. It means to choose the way of love over the way of hate. 
Sun. November 12  “Forgiveness and Its Alternative” Love your enemies and pray for those who persecute you – Matthew 5:43-45
Sun. November 19  “Two-way Street”  And forgive us our debts, as we also have forgiven our debtors – Matthew 6:12;14-15

Sun. November 26  “Free from the destructive power of hurt” I tell you, forgive not seven times, but seventy seven times. – Matthew 18:21-22
Sunday, November 26  Thanksgiving Sunday  Pastor Pete Peterson  Leper No. 10 – 10 were healed physically but only one found healing for his soul.

 For Unto Us A Child Is Born

Through the words of the prophet Isaiah let us receive in our heart the Baby who brings everlasting life and light in our lives.
December 3 First Sunday in Advent  Communion  Coming of Hope: Everlasting Father Isaiah 9:1-7; Isaiah 7:14
December 10 Second Sunday in Advent  Coming of Peace: Prince of Peace  Children’s Program  Collection of Toys/Visit from Santa
December 17 Third Sunday in Advent  Coming of Joy:  Wonderful Counselor  Isaiah 9:1-7; Isaiah 11:1-5
December 24 9:00 am  Fourth Sunday in Advent  Coming of Love: Mighty God  Isaiah 9:1-7; Isaiah 40:9-11  Special service filled with Christmas Carols 
December 24 4:00 pm Christmas Eve  Candle Lighting  Coming of Christ: For you He Came  Luke 2:1-20

Renewing the Covenant

December 31  John Wesley Covenant Renewal and communion service