2017 Lenten Study Begins March 6

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  In the words of Dr. Seuss, “Sometimes the questions are complicated and the answers are simple.”   A six-week study of Adam Hamilton’s “Creed:  What Christians Believe and Why” will begin Monday, March 6th at 7:00pm in the Agape Classroom (Worship Activity Center). Adam Hamilton takes on the Apostles’ Creed, exploring not only WHAT Christians believe, but WHY they believe it, … Read More

Esther Recap

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  We just finished a great four-week study of the Greek version of the Book of Esther from the Apocrypha.  As you may or may not know, there is no mention of God in the more familiar Old Testament version of the book.  The Greek version, however, emphasizes how Esther and Mordecai found strength in their dependence on God.  We found striking … Read More

February’s Featured Recipe

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February’s Featured Recipe is “Easy Double Cheesy Chicken”. Easy – and good!   What could be better!  Try this – and other recipes from the United Methodist Women’s collection.  Enjoy!

January’s Featured Recipe

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January’s Featured Recipe is “Seven Layer Casserole”, from the Northgate United Methodist Women’s Heavenly Recipe collection. It’s a great entrée for the cold weather!  It’s not too late to get your copy of the UMW cookbook – see any UMW member for more information!

Four Week Study of Esther Begins January 16

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The Book of Esther is the story of a young orphaned Jewish woman living in exile in Persia under the protection of her uncle, Mordecai.  Esther worked her way into court and ultimately married Persian King Ahasuerus.  Those familiar with the Book of Esther may recall that it never mentions “God” – quite unusual for a book in the Hebrew … Read More

A Few Thoughts on the Good Samaritan

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The story of the Good Samaritan in Luke 10:30-37 is one of the most beloved stories in the Bible.  The characters are familiar:  the traveler, the robbers, the priest, the Levite – and finally, our hero – the Samaritan.  We know the plot, too – man robbed; man ignored by priest and Levite; man helped by Samaritan.  But that’s the “Who” of the … Read More

December’s Featured Recipe

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Just in time for Christmas – “Heavenly Recipes”, the new cookbook from Northgate UMW.   They make great gifts!  See any UMW member to purchase your copy. December’s featured recipe is “Turtle Cake”.  Chocolate, caramels, pecans … mmmmmmm.    

Advent Study Begins November 28th

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This year’s Advent Study will be based on “The Wonder of Christmas”, by Ed Robb and Rob Renfroe.  The star, the name, the manger, the promise – this series explores these key elements of the Christmas story in a new and thoughtful way.   Classes will be Mondays at 7:00pm in the Life Center classroom, beginning November 28th.  Once you believe, anything … Read More

November’s Featured Recipe

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Be sure to get your copy of “Heavenly Recipes”, the new cookbook from Northgate UMW.   They make great Christmas gifts! November’s featured recipe is “Easy Peach Cobbler”.  Enjoy!  

Welcome to Our New Website!

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We are pleased to share our new website!   Get to know our marvelous staff on the “Meet The Staff” page.  See what’s coming up at Northgate under “What’s Going On” – special services, events, and more (don’t forget to reserve your tickets for Northgate’s Christmas Dinner Theater on December 17th).  Going Christmas Shopping?  Remember to click the Amazon link at the … Read More