This Week’s Sermon






Sunday, December 9















    8:30 a.m. in the Chapel


10:45 a.m. in the Sanctuary








READING:   Isaiah 9:2-7 (CEB)


MESSAGE:   CHRISTMAS GIFTS − “Send Peace”         Pastor Jim Hoffman








8:30 a.m.


Advent Reader:  Elva Needles


Lay Reader: Ginny Miller


Usher:  Joan Peschka




10:45 a.m.


Advent Reader:  The Wilson Family


Lay Reader:  Deb Harris


Ushers:  David Means, Jamie Senter, Brad Moss, Charles Pirkle





Please join us in the Rotunda following the 10:45 a.m. worship service for refreshments and fellowship. 




Adult Sunday Morning Studies 9:30 a.m.  




Modern Christianity (Guice Library)


Study & Sunday Coffee -   Join us this Sunday!  The Modern Christianity class is a casual, fellowship-oriented group that focuses our discussions on applying Christian beliefs to modern culture and contemporary issues.  Our next endeavor will be the “Disciple Fast Track, an adaptation of the original, bestselling Disciple Bible Study.  It “…provides a viable option for busy people seeking comprehensive engagement over time with the entire biblical text.”  Please feel free to join us and the discussion – everyone is welcome!  Join us when we return from Summer Break on September 9, at 9:30am in Guice Library for conversation, coffee, and fellowship.

Lead by Todd Gardner 



Pathways & Story Tellers Classes (Room 205)


 THIS WEEK:  Join us this Sunday in Room 205 at 9:30 a.m. as we continue a new eight-week study − “The Coming of Jesus,”  a study of the events leading up to the birth of Jesus and of his early years.  We will review the scriptures and historical documents that set the nativity in context. The book by Gayle Carlton Felton is available (used) from  Enlightening and relevant as we approach Advent!


Lead by Cheri Leigh



Children & Youth Sunday School 



YOUTH SUNDAY SCHOOL for grades 6 – 12 meets at 9:30 a.m. each Sunday in the Youth Lounge (lower level).  Video-based lessons and lively discussions. 




J.A.M and Sunday School are fun and engaging!  Classes allow kids to be part of worship and also experience Jesus during their own class time.  Children will be dismissed from 10:45 a.m. worship to their classes.


GOD QUEST SUNDAY SCHOOL | Room 203   |  Grades 1 − 5  meets on the second floor of the Education Building (south side), Room 203.


JAM* PRE-SCHOOL SUNDAY SCHOOL | Room 104  |  Children potty-trained 3 year-olds − Kindergarten meets on the first floor of the Education Building. 





*Jesus and Me”

A Nursery is provided for infants and toddlers during the 10:45 a.m. worship service.