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A Mary Christmas to You!

It’s easy to get overwhelmed this time of year. Parties and programs fill every square of the kitchen calendar. There are presents to buy (will they get there in time with standard shipping?), guest rooms to clean, Christmas cookies to bake, trees to decorate, stockings to hang, dinner to plan. There’s not a moment to breathe. As the hustle and bustle takes a firm hold on December, I find my thoughts turning to Mary. No, not THAT Mary. It’s the Mary ... Read More »

Children’s Christmas Program – December 17

The Northgate children and youth will present their 2017 Christmas program on Sunday, December 17th, at 5:00pm in the Worship Activity Center. Our kids have been working very hard on this program – it’s one you don’t want to miss. Come and join us as the kids remind us of the reason for the season. Read More »

Advent Study Begins November 27 2017

2017’s Advent Study is “Faithful – Christmas Through The Eyes of Joseph”, by Adam Hamilton. When we think of the Christmas story, we are generally focused on Mary. But what about Joseph? What role did he play in the story? Beginning Monday, November 27, this four-week course will explore Christmas from the perspective of Joseph. Read More »

Study of Mark (Summer 2017) – Recap for Session 10 Now Available!

Click here to see a recap of the July 10th session (#10 – The Final Disclosure) of the Study of Mark. Recap of Session 10. Read More »

Recaps Available – Gospel of Mark Study (Summer 2017)

Want to see what this study’s all about?  Missed a session of the study and want to catch up?  Find out more by clicking here:    Recaps of Current Study. Read More »

Study of Mark (Summer 2017) – Recap for Session 9 Now Available!

Click here to see a recap of the July 3rd session (#9 – Jesus’ Final Suffering) of the Study of Mark. Recap of Session 9. Read More »

Study of Mark – Recap for Session 8 Now Available!

Click here to see a recap of the June 26th session (#8 – Jesus’s Farewell – Prelude to Betrayal) of the Study of Mark. Recap of Session 8. Read More »

Bible Study – Gospel of Mark Currently Underway

The Gospel of Mark is the shortest of the four Gospels.  It was also probably the first to be written – around 70 A.D.  Join us for a ten session study as we explore Mark’s story of Jesus’s ministry and mission – how this man of Galilee brought God’s Good News to the world. Read More »

2017 Lenten Study – Recap

For 6 weeks beginning March 6th, a group of 15 men and women studied The Apostles’ Creed. Creed, from the Latin word Credo, means “I believe”.  The most essential Christian beliefs are contained in this ancient Creed.  We learned that our beliefs shape who we are and how we relate to our fellow human beings:  not only do we need a church, but the church needs us! Read More »

April’s Featured Recipe

Herbed Baked Leg of Lamb. This traditional recipe comes from the United Methodist Women’s “Heavenly Recipes” cookbook – perfect for a family get-together. Read More »

1 Thessalonians 5:16-18

Rejoice always, pray continually, give thanks in all circumstances; for this is God’s will for you in Christ Jesus.