What to expect during Sunday worship...
Expect to be greeted warmly at the door and by several others in the
Expect to use a printed bulletin to guide you through most of the
service; hymns are in a red book nearby. We help each other when things get confusing . . .
Expect the “sharing of the peace” to go on at least 8 minutes. We’re a
friendly bunch, and we know it’s an expression of the coming kingdom of God to share a gesture of peace together.
Expect an open invitation to Holy Communion—all are welcome to
take in the body and blood of Christ in bread and wine (or juice). Did we mention “all are welcome”?
Expect the power of the Holy Spirit to be present in the preaching of the Word. Sermons are usually based on assigned
biblical texts for the week.
Expect the service to last about an hour and fifteen minutes. (Come on, we know you were wondering!) There’s food, drink,
and friendly chatter afterward in the downstairs dining hall.
Expect a children’s message, where . . .
you should probably expect the unexpected.
Expect a multi-age Sunday School where kids leave the
service for a special time of learning and return to
show the congregation what they've learned in
something we call Kids Spark
Expect quiet moments for prayer and contemplation.
Expect to leave feeling more alive, refreshed, and affirmed;
ready to journey further with God!