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January 25, 2015, Third Sunday after the Epiphany.
Theme: ‘Grown-up Faith’.

Call to Worship lead by Rev. Tina Itson.
Children's Time given by Rev. Greta Hietpas.
Time of Prayer lead by Rev. Dan Schwerin.
Scripture reading, Jonah 3:1-5, 10, read by Rev. Dan Schwerin.
Message: “A Whale of a Tale”, given by Rev. Greta Hietpas.
Community Response lead by Rev. Tina Itson and Rev. Dan Schwerin.
Blessing lead by Rev. Dan Schwerin.
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January 18, 2015, Second Sunday after the Epiphany.
Theme: 'Speak For Your Servant is Listening!'.

Call to Worship lead by Rev. Greta Hietpas.
Children's Time: Third Grade Bible Presentation, lead by Rev. Greta Hietpas.
Time of Prayer lead by Rev. Dan Schwerin.
Scripture reading, I Samuel 3:1-20, read by Cynthia Stevens.
Message: Speak and Listen, given by Rev. Tina Itson.
Community Response lead by Rev. Dan Schwerin.
Blessing lead by Rev. Tina Itson.
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January 11, 2015, First Sunday after the Epiphany.
Theme: A New Day.

Call to Worship lead by Rev. Tina Itson.
Children's Time: Litany of Celebration for New Clergy Appointments.
Time of Prayer lead by Rev. Greta Hietpas.
Scripture reading, Genesis 1:1-5, read by Mary Winkelman.
Message: “God’s Wind Swept over the Waters”, given by Rev. Dan Schwerin.
Community Response lead by Rev. Tina Itson and Rev. Greta Hietpas.
Blessing lead by Rev. Dan Schwerin.
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January 4, 2015, Epiphany Sunday.
Theme: “’Your Heart will Tremble and Open Wide” (Is.60.5).

Call to Worship lead by Rev. Tina Itson.
Children's Time given by Rev. Greta Hietpas.
Time of Prayer lead by Rev. Greta Hietpas.
Scripture reading, Isaiah 60:1-6, read by Cindi Ritter.
Sermon: “Your Heart Will Tremble and Open Wide” (Is.60.5), given by Rev. Dan Schwerin.
A Litany of Farewell and Blessing for Rev. Kris Androsky.
Community Response lead by Rev. Tina Itson and XXXX.
Blessing lead by Rev. Dan Schwerin.
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December 28, 2014, First Sunday after Christmas.
Theme: Finding Hope in Christ.

Call to Worship lead by Rev. Greta Hietpas.
Children's Time given by Rev. Greta Hietpas.
Time of Prayer lead by Rev. Kris Androsky.
Scripture reading, Isaiah 61:10-62:3, read by Wilson Wright.
Message: “Flames, Flashlights & Floodlights”, given by Rev. Tina Itson.
Community Response lead by Rev. Dan Schwerin and Rev. Kris Androsky.
Dismissal with Blessing lead by Rev. Tina Itson.
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December 25, 2014, Christmas Eve.
Theme: “And all who heard it were amazed…” (Luke 2:18).

Call to Worship lead by Rev. Greta Hietpas.
Lighting of the Advent Wreath lead by The Campbell family.
Reading: “A Shepherd Speaks To Mary” by Clive Sansom , read by Cynthia Stevens.
A Christmas Message “And all who heard it were amazed” (Luke. 2:18), given by Rev. Dan Schwerin.
Community Response lead by Rev. Tina Itson and Rev. Dan Schwerin.
Blessing lead by Rev. Tina Itson.
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December 7, 2014, Second Sunday of Advent.
Theme: “’Comfort, O Comfort My People,’ says your God” (Is.40.1).

Call to Worship lead by Rev. Greta Hietpas.
Lighting of the Advent Wreath lead by The Thelke Family.
Children's Time given by Rev. Greta Hietpas.
Time of Prayer lead by Rev. Kris Androsky.
Scripture reading, Isaiah 40:1-11, read by Nanc Ihrcke.
Sermon: “’Comfort, O Comfort My People,’ says your God” (Is.40.1), given by Rev. Dan Schwerin.
Community Response lead by Rev. Tina Itson and Rev. Greta Hietpas.
Dismissal with Blessing lead by Rev. Dan Schwerin.
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November 30, 2014, First Sunday of Advent.
Theme: “No one has seen any God besides you who works for those who wait” (Is. 64:4).

Call to Worship lead by Rev. Greta Hietpas.
Lighting of the Advent Wreath lead by Rev. Kris Androsky.
Children's Time given by Rev. Greta Hietpas.
Time of Prayer lead by Rev. Kris Androsky.
Scripture reading, Isaiah 64: 1-9, read by Rev. Kris Androsky.
Message: “No one has seen any God besides you who works for those who wait” (Is. 64:4), given by Rev. Dan Schwerin.
Community Response lead by Rev. Tina Itson and Rev. Kris Androsky.
Dismissal with Blessing lead by Rev. Dan Schwerin.
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November 26, 2014, Thanksgiving Eve.
Call to Worship lead by Rev. Tina Itson.
Time of Prayer lead by Rev. Kris Androsky.
Scripture read responsively, Psalm 65, UMH 789
Reflection "Deep vast peace in abundance" given by Rev. Dan Schwerin.
Community Response lead by Rev. Tina Itson and Rev. Kris Androsky.
Blessing lead by Rev. Dan Schwerin.
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November 23, 2014, Christ the King Sunday.
Theme: The Least of These.

Call to Worship lead by Rev. Dan Schwerin.
Children's Time given by Rev. Greta Hietpas.
Time of Prayer lead by Rev. Kris Androsky.
Scripture reading, Matthew 25:31-46, Read by: Mary Winkelman.
Message “Past the Edge of the Road” given by Rev. Tina Itson.
Community Response lead by Rev. Dan Schwerin.
Dismissal with Blessing lead by Rev. Tina Itson.
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November 16, 2014, Twenty-third Sunday after Pentecost.
Theme: Theme: Standing with the needy.

Call to Worship lead by Rev. Greta Hietpas.
Children's Time given by Rev. Greta Hietpas.
Time of Prayer lead by Rev. Dan Schwerin.
Scripture reading, Matthew 25:14-30, Read by: Nanc Ihrcke.
Message “With Whom Do You Stand?” given by Rev. Kris Androsky.
Community Response lead by Rev. Tina Itson and Rev. Dan Schwerin.
Dismissal with Blessing lead by Rev. Kris Androsky.
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November 9, 2014, 175th Anniversary Celebration.

Call to Worship lead by Rev. Greta Hietpas.
Children's Time given by Rev. Greta Hietpas.
Time of Prayer lead by Rev. Kris Androsky.
Scripture reading, Matthew 25:1-13, Read by: Emily Behrendt, Olivia Gerhards, Aiden Lincicum, Cynthia Stevens.
Message: "Share Your Oil. Change The Story.” given by Rev. Dan Schwerin.
Community Response lead by Rev. Tina Itson and Rev. Greta Hietpas.
Dismissal with Blessing lead by Rev. Dan Schwerin.
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November 2, 2014, All Saints Sunday.
Theme: ‘We have one teacher who wants to bring us communion’.

Call to Worship lead by Rev. Tina Itson.
Children's Time given by Rev. Greta Hietpas.
Time of Prayer lead by Rev. Kris Androsky.
Scripture reading, Matthew 23:1-12, Read by: Cindi Ritter.
Message "You have one teacher, and all of you are brothers and sisters" (Matthew 23:8) given by Rev. Dan Schwerin.
Community Response lead by Rev. Tina Itson and Rev. Kris Androsky.
Dismissal with Blessing lead by Rev. Dan Schwerin.
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October 26, 2014, Twenteenth Sunday after Pentecost.
Theme: ‘love—until…’.

Call to Worship lead by Rev. Greta Hietpas.
Children's Time given by Rev. Greta Hietpas.
Time of Prayer lead by Rev. Kris Androsky.
Scripture reading, Matthew 22:34-46, Read by Sandy Zinos.
Message “Until”, given by Rev. Dan Schwerin.
Community Response lead by Rev. Tina Itson and Rev. Kris Androsky.
Dismissal with Blessing lead by Rev. Dan Schwerin.
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October 19, 2014, Nineteenth Sunday after Pentecost.
Theme: ‘God is in every process’.

Call to Worship lead by Rev. Greta Hietpas.
Children's Time given by Rev. Greta Hietpas.
Time of Prayer lead by Rev. Kris Androsky.
Scripture reading, Matthew 22:15-22, Read by Dee Filipiak.
Meditation on the hymn ""Many Gifts, One Spirit" given by John Sheaffer.
Message “God is in Every Process”, given by Rev. Dan Schwerin.
Community Response lead by Rev. Kris Androsky and Rev. Dan Schwerin.
Dismissal with Blessing lead by Rev. Dan Schwerin.
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October 12, 2014, Eighteenth Sunday after Pentecost.
Theme: ‘You prepare a table before me’ (Psalm 23:5).

Call to Worship lead by Rev. Greta Hietpas.
Children's Time given by Rev. Greta Hietpas.
Time of Prayer lead by Rev. Kris Androsky.
Scripture reading, Matthew 22:1-14, Read by Jeanette Gugler.
Message “Thou Preparest a Table Before Me”, given by Rev. Dan Schwerin.
Community Response lead by Rev. Tina Itson and Rev. Kris Androsky.
Dismissal with Blessing lead by Rev. Dan Schwerin.
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October 5, 2014, Seventeenth Sunday after Pentecost.
Theme: ‘In the midst of changing ways, give us still the grace to praise,’ --Al Carmines, UMH 114.

Call to Worship lead by Rev. Tina Itson.
Children's Time given by Rev. Greta Hietpas.
Time of Prayer lead by Rev. Kris Androsky.
Scripture reading, Matthew 21: 33-46, Read by Cynthia Stevens.
Sermon: “In the Midst of Changing Ways, Give Us Still the Grace to Praise”, given by Rev. Dan Schwerin.
Community Response lead by Rev. Tina Itson and Rev. Kris Androsky.
Dismissal with Blessing lead by Rev. Dan Schwerin.
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September 28, 2014, Sixteenth Sunday after Pentecost.
Theme: Living with conviction.

Call to Worship lead by Rev. Tina Itson.
Children's Time given by Rev. Greta Hietpas.
Time of Prayer lead by Rev. Tina Itson.
Scripture reading, Matthew 21: 23-32, Read by Tom Taft.
Message “Confounded and Claimed”, given by Rev. Kris Androsky.
Community Response lead by Rev. Tina Itson and Rev. Kris Androsky.
Dismissal with Blessing lead by Rev. Kris Androsky.
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September 21, 2014, Fifteenth Sunday after Pentecost.
Theme: “I will show you my salvation” (Psalm 91:16).

Call to Worship lead by Rev. Greta Hietpas.
Children's Time given by Rev. Greta Hietpas.
Time of Prayer lead by Rev. Kris Androsky.
Scripture reading, Matthew 20:1-16, Read by Andrew Mills.
Message “Bring the Fruit You Can and Speak Truth to Power”, given by Rev. Dan Schwerin.
Community Response lead by Rev. Tina Itson and Rev. Kris Androsky.
Dismissal with Blessing lead by Rev. Dan Schwerin.
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September 14, 2014, Fourteenth Sunday after Pentecost.
Theme: When to bind and when to free.

Call to Worship lead by Rev. Tina Itson.
Children's Time given by Rev. Greta Hietpas.
Time of Prayer lead by Rev. Kris Androsky.
Scripture reading, Matthew 18:18, 21-35, Read by Dee Filipiak.
Message “Whatever you bind on earth will be bound in heaven; whatever you loose on earth, will be loosed in heaven (Mt. 18:18)”, given by Rev. Dan Schwerin.
Community Response lead by Rev. Tina Itson and Rev. Kris Androsky.
Dismissal with Blessing lead by Rev. Dan Schwerin.
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September 7, 2014, Thirteenth Sunday after Pentecost.
Theme: The Messiah is Between US.

Call to Worship lead by Rev. Greta Hietpas.
Children's Time given by Rev. Greta Hietpas.
Time of Prayer lead by Rev. Tina Itson.
Scripture reading, Matthew 18:15-20, Read by Sandy Zinos.
Sermon: “…For Where Two or Three are gathered in my Name, I’m there with Them” (Mt.18:20)”, given by Rev. Dan Schwerin.
Community Response lead by Rev. Tina Itson.
Dismissal with Blessing lead by Rev. Dan Schwerin.
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August 31, 2014, Twelfth Sunday after Pentecost.
Theme: Discipleship.

Call to Worship lead by Rev. Tina Itson.
Children's Time given by Rev. Greta Hietpas.
Time of Prayer lead by Rev. Kris Androsky.
Scripture reading, Matthew 16:21-28, Read by Mary Winkelman.
Message: “Foundational Rock or Stumbling Block”, given by Rev. Greta Hietpas.
Community Response lead by Rev. Tina Itson and Rev. Kris Androsky.
Dismissal with Blessing lead by Rev. Kris Androsky.
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August 24, 2014, Eleventh Sunday after Pentecost.
Theme: Building the community of faith.

Call to Worship lead by Rev. Tina Itson.
Children's Time, given by Rev. Greta Hietpas.
Time of Prayer lead by Rev. Greta Hietpas.
Scripture reading Matthew 16:13-20, Read by Cynthia Stevens.
Message: “Star-Belly Sneetches”, given by Rev. Kris Androsky.
Community Response lead by Rev. Tina Itson and Rev. Kris Androsky.
Dismissal with Blessing lead by Rev. Kris Androsky.
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August 17, 2014, Tenth Sunday after Pentecost.
Theme: “Great is your faith” — (Matthew 15:28).

Call to Worship lead by Rev. Greta Hietpas.
Children's Time, given by Rev. Greta Hietpas.
Time of Prayer lead by Rev. Kris Androsky.
Scripture reading Matthew 15:10-28, Read by: Dee Filipiak.
Message: “Judge a Moth by the Beauty of its Candle” --Rumi, given by Rev. Dan Schwerin.
Community Response lead by Rev. Tina Itson and Rev. Kris Androsky
Dismissal with Blessing lead by Rev. Dan Schwerin.
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August 10, 2014, Ninth Sunday after Pentecost.
Theme: “When they got into the boat, the wind ceased” (Mt. 14:32).

Call to Worship lead by Rev. Greta Hietpas.
Children's Time given by Rev. Greta Hietpas.
Time of Prayer lead by Rev. Kris Androsky.
Scripture reading Matthew 14:22-33, Read by: Monty Johnson.
Sermon: “When They Got into the Boat, the Wind Ceased (v.32)”, given by Rev. Dan Schwerin.
Community Response lead by Rev. Kris Androsky.
Dismissal with Blessing lead by Rev. Dan Schwerin.
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August 3, 2014, Eighth Sunday after Pentecost.
Theme: An Open Table Faith.

Call to Worship lead by Rev Tina Itson.
Children's Time given by Rev. Dan Schwerin.
Time of Prayer lead by Rev. Kris Androsky.
Scripture reading Matthew 14:13-21, Read by: Monty Johnson.
Sermon: “An Open Table Faith”, given by Rev. Dan Schwerin.
Community Response lead by Rev Tina Itson and Rev. Kris Androsky.
Dismissal with Blessing lead by Rev. Dan Schwerin.
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