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April 20th, 2014, Easter Sunday.
Theme: An ongoing experience of Jesus ahead of us in the struggle.

Call to Worship lead by Rev. Rachel Chingej.
Children's Time given by Rev. Greta Hietpas.
Time of Prayer lead by Rev. Kris Androsky.
Scripture reading John 20:1-18, read by Clark Gugler.
Message: "I Have Seen the Lord Ahead of Us in the Struggle."given by Rev. Dan Schwerin.
Community Response lead by Rev. Tina Itson.
Blessing lead by Rev. Dan Schwerin.
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April 13th, 2014, Palm Sunday.
Theme: Stay awake with me.

Call to Worship lead by Rev. Rachel Chingej.
Children's Time given by Rev. Greta Hietpas.
Time of Prayer lead by Rev. Tina Itson.
Scripture reading Mathew 26:36-42, read by Cynthia Stevens.
Message: "Stay Awake with Me" -Jesus (Mathew 26:38) given by Rev. Dan Schwerin.
Community Response lead by Rev. Tina Itson.
Blessing lead by Rev. Rachel Chingej.
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April 6th, 2014, Fifth Sunday in Lent.
Theme: Set free by community.

Call to Worship lead by Rev. Rachel Chingej.
Children's Time given by Rev. Greta Hietpas.
Time of Prayer lead by Rev. Dan Schwerin.
Scripture reading John 11:1-45, readers: First UMC Clergy.
Sermon: "Unbind Him and Let Him Go" (John 11:44) given by Rev. Kris Androsky.
Community Response lead by Rev. Tina Itson.
Blessing lead by Rev. Kris Androsky.
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March 30th, 2014, Fourth Sunday in Lent.
Theme: Seeing and believing.

Call to Worship lead by Rev. Rachel Chingej.
Children's Time given by Rev. Greta Hietpas.
Time of Prayer lead by Rev. Dan Schwerin.
Scripture reading John 9:1-41, readers Rev. Tina Itson and Youth.
Message: "Seeing and Believing" given by Rev. Tina Itson.
Community Response lead by Rev. Kris Androsky.
Dismissal with Blessing lead by Rev. Tina Itson.
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March 23rd, 2014, Third Sunday in Lent.
Theme: A well of spirit and truth.

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 John 4:5-42, readers Rev. Greta Hietpas and Rev. Kris Androsky.
Message: "In Spirit and Truth" given by Rev. Dan Schwerin.
Community Response lead by Rev. Tina Itson.
Dismissal with Blessing lead by Rev. Dan Schwerin.
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March 16th, 2014, Second Sunday in Lent.
Theme: Growing in Faith.

Scripture reading John 3:1-17.
Message: "Grow a Life" by Rev. Kris Androsky.
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March 9th, 2014, First Sunday in Lent.
Theme: What becomes bread in temptation.

Scripture reading Matthew 4:1-11.
Message: "We Can Draw Breath and Know Peace All the Way Through" by Rev. Dan Schwerin.
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March 2nd, 2014, Tranfiguration Sunday.
Theme: A voice from the cloud.

Scripture reading Matthew 17:1-9.
Message: "And from the Cloud a Voice" by Rev. Dan Schwerin.
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February 23rd, 2014, Seventh Sunday after the Epiphany.
Theme: Love your neighbor.

Scripture reading Matthew 5:38-48.
Message: "If You Love Those Who Love You, What Reward Do You Have" by Rev. Dan Schwerin.
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February 16th, 2014, Sixth Sunday after the Epiphany.
Theme: The table of restored relationships.

Scripture reading Matthew 5:21-26.
Message: "Make the First Move" given by Rev. Kris Androsky.
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September 29th, 2013, Nineteenth Sunday after Pentecost.
Theme: Honesty in our hardships lays a foundation for hope.

Call to Worship lead by Rev. Rachel Chingej.
Children's Time given by Rev. Greta Hietpas.
Time of Prayer lead by Rev. Dan Schwerin.
Scripture reading Jeremiah 32:1-3a, 6-15 , read by Cynthia Stevens.
Message: "Trust: A Courageous Act of Civil Disobedience" given by Rev. Kris Androsky.
Community Response lead by Rev. Dan Schwerin.
Dismissal with Blessing lead by Rev. Kris Androsky.
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September 22nd, 2013, Eighteenth Sunday after Pentecost.
Theme: Honest love is a good medicine.

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 Jeremiah 8:19 thru 9:1, read by Andrew Mills.
Message: "Honest Love is a Good Medicine" given by Rev. Dan Schwerin.
Community Response lead by Rev. Kris Androsky.
Dismissal with Blessing lead by Rev. Dan Schwerin.
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September 15th, 2013, Seventeenth Sunday after Pentecost.
Theme: On the way to God, the way down is the way up.

Call to Worship lead by Rev. Rachel Chingej.
Children's Time given by Rev. Greta Hietpas.
Time of Prayer lead by Rev. Kris Androsky.
A Reading of "Birmingham Sunday" authored by Langston Hughes, read by Cynthia Stevens.
Scripture reading Jeremiah 4:11-12, 22-28, read by Cynthia Stevens.
Message: "The Way Down is the Way Up" given by Rev. Dan Schwerin.
Community Response lead by Rev. Kris Androsky.
Dismissal with Blessing lead by Rev. Dan Schwerin.
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September 8th, 2013, Sixteenth Sunday after Pentecost.
Theme: As the clay changes the potter responds.

Call to Worship lead by Rev. Rachel Chingej.
Children's Time given by Rev. Greta Hietpas.
Time of Prayer lead by Rev. Rachel Chingej.
Scripture reading Jeremiah 18:1-11, read by JoAnn Wright.
Message: "As the Clay Changes the Potter Responds" given by Rev. Dan Schwerin.
Community Response lead by Rev. Dan Schwerin and Rev. Rachel Chingej.
Dismissal with Blessing lead by Rev. Dan Schwerin.
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September 1st, 2013, Fifteenth Sunday after Pentecost.
Theme: Bind us together, Lord.

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 Hebrews 13:1-8, 15-16 read by Gary Stevens.
Sermon: "Let Mutual Love Continue" (Hebrews 13:1) given by Rev. Rachel Chingej.
The Great Thanksgiving Communion liturgy, lead by Rev. Kris Androsky and 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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August 25th, 2013, Fourteenth Sunday after Pentecost.
Theme: Standing on Holy Ground.

Call to Worship lead by Rev. Rachel Chingej.
Children's Time given by Rev. Greta Hietpas.
Time of Prayer lead by Rev. Kris Androsky.
Scripture reading Hebrews 12:18-29 from The Message read by Judy Patti.
Message: "....Not Only Thankful but Brimming with Worship" (Hebrews 12:28) 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 18th, 2013, Thirteenth Sunday after Pentecost.
Theme: "Run with perseverance looking to the pioneer and perfecter of our faith".

Call to Worship lead by Rev. Rachel Chingej.
Children's Time given by Rev. Greta Hietpas.
Time of Prayer lead by Rev. Kris Androsky.
Scripture reading Hebrews 11:29 thru 12:2, Nanc Ihrcke.
Message: "Run with Perseverance" given by Rev. Dan Schwerin.
Community Response lead by Rev. Kris Androsky and Rev. Rachel Chingej.
Dismissal with Blessing lead by Rev. Dan Schwerin.
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August 11th, 2013, Twelfth Sunday after Pentecost.
Theme: "Faith is the assurance of things hoped for, the conviction of things not seen" (Hebrews 11:1).

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 Hebrews 11:1-3, 8-16 read by Mary Winkelman.
Message: "Faith is the Assurance of Things Hoped For, the Conviction of Things Not Seen" 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 4th, 2013, Eleventh Sunday after Pentecost.
Theme: Christ is all and in all.

Call to Worship lead by Rev. Rachel Chingej.
Children's Time given by Rev. Greta Hietpas.
Time of Prayer lead by Rev. Kris Androsky.
Scripture reading Colossians 3:1-11 read by Nanc Ihrcke.
Sermon "The language of Life" given by Rev. Greta Hietpas.
Community Response lead by Rev. Kris Androsky and Rev. Rachel Chingej.
Dismissal with Blessing lead by Rev. Greta Hietpas.
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July 28th, 2013, Tenth Sunday after Pentecost.
Theme: Making the fullness of God known.

Call to Worship lead by Rev. Kris Androsky.
Children's Time given by Rev. Greta Hietpas.
Time of Prayer lead by Rev. Greta Hietpas.
Scripture: Colossians 2:6-15 read by Monty Johnson.
Message "Today's Deceits and the Fullness of God" given by Rev. Kris Androsky.
Community Response lead by Rev. Kris Androsky.
Dismissal with Blessing lead by Rev. Greta Hietpas.
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July 21st, 2013, Ninth Sunday after Pentecost.
Theme: "In Him all things hold together", (Colossians 1:17b).

Call to Worship lead by Rev. Dan Schwerin.
Children's Time given by Rev. Dan Schwerin.
Time of Prayer lead by Rev. Kris Androsky.
Scripture: Colossians 1:15-23 read by Nanc Ihrcke.
Message "In Him All Things Hold Together" (Colossians 1:17b). given by Rev. Dan Schwerin.
Community Response lead by Rev. Kris Androsky.
Dismissal with Blessing lead by Rev. Dan Schwerin.
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July 14th, 2013, Eighth Sunday after Pentecost.
Theme: "Faith Hope and Love Abide", (1 Corinthians 13:13).

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: Colossians 1:1-14 read by Monty Johnson.
Message "Faith Hope and Love Abide, and the Greatest of These is Love" (1 Corinthians 13:13). given by Rev. Dan Schwerin.
Community Response lead by Rev. Kris Androsky.
Dismissal with Blessing lead by Rev. Dan Schwerin.
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July 7th, 2013, Seventh Sunday after Pentecost.
Theme: "If anyone is in Christ there is a new creation", (2 Corinthians 5:17).

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: Galatians 6:1-16 read by Cynthia Stevens.
Sermon "If Anyone is in Christ There is a New Creation" given by Rev. Dan Schwerin.
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June 30th, 2013, Sixth Sunday after Pentecost.
Theme: "Live By the Spirit", (Galatians 5:16).

Call to Worship lead by Rev. Rachel Chingej.
Children's Time given by Rev. Greta Hietpas.
Time of Prayer lead by Rev. Greta Hietpas.
Scripture: Please read Galatians 5:1, 13-25 NRSV.
Message titled "Live By the Spirit" given by Rev. Dan Schwerin.
Community Response lead by Rev. Rachel Chingej and Rev. Greta Hietpas.
Dismissal with Blessing lead by Rev. Dan Schwerin.
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June 23rd, 2013, Fifth Sunday after Pentecost.
Theme: "For in Christ Jesus you are all sons and daughters of God through faith", (Galatians 3:26).

Call to Worship lead by Rev. Dan Schwerin.
Children's Message given by Rev. Greta Hietpas.
Time of Prayer lead by Rev. Dan Schwerin.
Scripture reading Galatians 3:23-29, read by Nanc Ihrcke.
Message titled "For All Are One in Christ Jesus" given by Rev. Rachel Chingej.
Dismissal with Blessing lead by Rev. Rachel Chingej.
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June 16th, 2013, Fourth Sunday after Pentecost.
Theme: The good news beyond Sunday.

Call to Worship lead by Rev. Rachel Chingej.
Children's Message given by Nikki Haskey.
Time of Prayer lead by Rev. Dan Schwerin.
Scripture reading, Galatians 2:1-21, read by Andrew Mills.
Message titled "Loving Against Culture" given by Rev. Kris Androsky.
Community Response lead by Rev. Dan Schwerin and Rev. Kris Androsky.
Dismissal with Blessing lead by Rev. Rachel Chingej.
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June 9th, 2013, Third Sunday after Pentecost.
Theme "Called for a purpose".

Call to Worship lead by Rev. Dan Schwerin.
Children's Message given by Rev. Kris Androsky.
Time of Prayer lead by Rev. Dan Schwerin.
Scripture reading, Galatians 1:11-24, read by Andrew Mills.
Message titled "But When God...." given by Rev. Greta Hietpas.
Community Response lead by Rev. Kris Androsky and Rev. Dan Schwerin.
Dismissal with Blessing lead by Rev. Dan Schwerin.
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June 2nd, 2013, Second Sunday after Pentecost.
Theme "Grace and peace to you" (Galatians 1:3).

Call to Worship lead by Rev. Rachel Chingej.
Children's Message given by Rev. Greta Hietpas.
Time of Prayer lead by Rev. Kris Androsky.
Scripture Reading Galatians 1:1-12, read by Thomas Taft.
Message titled "Grace and Peace to You" (Galatians 1:3), given by Rev. Dan Schwerin.
The Great Thanksgiving (Communion) lead by Rev. Kris Androsky and Rev. Rachel Chingej.
Community Response lead by Rev. Kris Androsky and Rev. Dan Schwerin.
Blessing lead by Rev. Dan Schwerin.
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May 26th, 2013, Trinity Sunday.
Theme: "And hope does not disappoint" (Romans 5:5a).

Call to Worship, lead by Rev. Greta Hietpas.
Children's Message, given by Rev. Greta Hietpas.
Time of Prayer lead by Rev. Dan Schwerin.
Scripture reading, Romans 5:1-5, read by Mary Winkelman.
Message titled, "Created in God's Image....We have Peace", given by Rev. Kris Androsky.
Community Response, lead by Rev. Dan Schwerin and Rev. Kris Androsky.
Dismissal with Blessing, lead by Rev. Kris Androsky.
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May 19th, 2013, Day of Pentecost.
Theme: "You have received a spirit of adoption" (Romans 8:15b).

Call to Worship, lead by Rev. Greta Hietpas.
Children's Message, given by Rev. Greta Hietpas.
Time of Prayer lead by Rev. Kris Androsky.
Scripture reading, Romans 8:1-17, read by Nanc Ihrcke.
Message titled, "I Am So Glad We live Under Grace", given by Rev. Dan Schwerin.
Community Response, lead by Rev. Kris Androsky.
Blessing, lead by Rev. Dan Schwerin.
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May 12th, 2013, Seventh Sunday of Easter.
Theme: "Let anyone who wishes take the water of life as a gift" (Revelation 22:17b).

The Call to Worship is lead by Rev. Rachel Chingej.
The Children's Message is given by Rev. Greta Hietpas.
The Time of Prayer is lead by Rev. Kris Androsky.
The Scripture reading is Revelation 22:12-14, 16-17, 20-21, read by Tom Taft.
Message titled, "Let Anyone Who Wishes Take the Water of Life as a Gift" (Revelation 22:17b), by Rev. Dan Schwerin.
The Community Response is lead by Rev. Kris Androsky.
The Blessing is lead by Rev. Dan Schwerin.
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May 5th, 2013, Sixth Sunday of Easter.
Theme: "God was in Christ reconciling, not counting trespasses" (2 Corinthians 5:19).

The Call to Worship is lead by Rev. Rachel Chingej.
The Children's Message is given by Rev. Greta Hietpas.
The Time of Prayer is lead by Rev. Kris Androsky.
The Scripture reading is Revelation 21:10, 21:22 - 22:5, read by Iris Bulson.
The Sermon titled, "I Saw No Temple in the City, for it's Temple is the Lord", by Rev. Dan Schwerin.
The Community Response is lead by Rev. Kris Androsky and Rev. Greta Hietpas.
The Blessing is lead by Rev. Dan Schwerin.
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