Steve’s Corner: Surprised by Joy

For me, Easter, Resurrection, and life in Christ always comes as a joyful surprise. Every year, every time I think about it; it is a wonderful surprise that not only sustains me, but keeps me awake and alive. I have Jesus, C.S. Lewis, and my mom and dad to thank,...

Pastor Steve’s Ash Wed Message – Kicking Off Lent

Luke 9:51-53 51 When the days drew near for him to be taken up, he set his face to go to Jerusalem. 52 And he sent messengers ahead of him. On their way they entered a village of the Samaritans to make ready for him; 53 but they did not receive him, because his face...

Fat, Dumb and Happy Makes a New Year’s Comeback

So if anyone is in Christ, there is a new creation: everything old has passed away; see, everything has become new! 2Corinthians 5:17 I am a great one for New Year’s resolutions and they usually work, um, well, for a while. I often do lose a few pounds through to the...

Welcome Teri Antti – Thank You Jun Harada

I am very excited to share that we have called Teri Antti as our worship leader.  Teri is a gifted singer, pianist and leader.  She has great experience and is a wonderful person. In October the Worship Arts and Prayer Commission realized that the contract of our...

Prayer for Pittsburgh

Dear Friends, Our hearts are breaking for the people in Pittsburgh.  Jill Duffield of Presbyterian Outlook composed a prayer for us to use.  Please take a few minutes to join in this intercession. Grace and Peace, Pastor Steve Nofel Prayer for Pittsburgh October 27,...