The following is for

January 13

We have two services - one at 8:30 a.m. and the next at 10:00 a.m. Coffee and fellowship follow each service.


Open Communion is held every Sunday at the 8:30 service. It is also held the first Sunday of each month at the 10:00 service. Communion is open to all people

From The Pastor

Highlights For The Week

  • Youth group this Sunday- Game Day! Join us at 11:15-1:00 p.m. and invite friends! 
  • Studying MLK Jr’s speech I Have a Dream - January 16th 6:30-8:00 p.m.
Greetings Beloved Church! Last Sunday we kicked off a year of HOPE! Have you been listening for the word hope in conversations, on your favorite TV shows, on the radio? I heard the word a couple of times while watching the Golden Globes. Hope is everywhere and in all arenas of life! So I want to encourage you to keep an ear and an eye out for hope! The question before us this year is what or who is giving you hope right now?

I experienced hope when I was working with the youth group as they excitedly talked about going on another mission trip with Sierra Service Project this summer and where they wanted to go serve. I experienced hope in leading the Boy Scouts God and Family program with a den in our community. Where have you found hope so far this week? If you are having a hard time looking for it, just remember hope starts in the dark. I like this quote by Archbishop Desmond Tutu from South Africa, “Hope is being able to see that there is light despite all of the darkness.” Where do you see the light of God shinning in your life, in the world?

(Celebrating Babtism of the Lord Sunday. Watch this video as a reminder of the gift God gave us all.)

Blessings
Rev. Katie Klosterman

John 1: 1-14

The Word Became Flesh

1 In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God. 2 He was in the beginning with God. 3 All things came into being through him, and without him not one thing came into being. What has come into being 4 in him was life, and the life was the light of all people. 5 The light shines in the darkness, and the darkness did not overcome it.


6 There was a man sent from God, whose name was John. 7 He came as a witness to testify to the light, so that all might believe through him. 8 He himself was not the light, but he came to testify to the light. 9 The true light, which enlightens everyone, was coming into the world.


10 He was in the world, and the world came into being through him; yet the world did not know him. 11 He came to what was his own, and his own people did not accept him. 12 But to all who received him, who believed in his name, he gave power to become children of God, 13 who were born, not of blood or of the will of the flesh or of the will of man, but of God.


14 And the Word became flesh and lived among us, and we have seen his glory, the glory as of a father’s only son, full of grace and truth.