We wanted to create a space where we could update you on news from around the church, information on upcoming events, follow up to a recent sermon.

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Archives for June 2015

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The Gospel, Coke Zero, and Self-Disclosure

Hello Metro, I was informed recently by my 16 year-old daughter that I have "Dad-body." I had never heard of this, so I asked for an explanation. "Dad-body", at least from the perspective of a 16 year-old, is the condition that plagues many men in the mid-section. In short, my daughter is telling me that I have a little extra in the mid-section, even though I am generally...

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Supreme Court Ruling on Redefining Marriage

Hello Metro, Below is the link to the article we shared on Sunday and affirm as Elders from Christianity Today. Here We Stand...

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Just A Cup

Spill it out. Use it up. Every drop. Otherwise, you're just a cup. You might be embossed with intricate designs, stained a bright shade with purest dye, or simply baked and left bare. You might be the finest of china or rough earthenware clay. Either way, if you sit there on the shelf, it doesn't matter what or why you are. You're just a cup. But I'm saving it for somet...

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Your Hope Will Not Put You to Shame!

"and hope does not put us to shame, because God's love has been poured into our hearts through the Holy Spirit who has been given to us." Romans 5:5 Good Morning, Metro. I hope your week is starting off anchored in the great news that you are justified by faith in Jesus alone, and so you enjoy peace with God, a permanent position in grace, and a sure hope for the gl...

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Vacation Bible School 2015: Bible Blast to the Past Recap

Here's your way to review everything that we learned and did at this year's Vacation Bible School: Bible Blast to the Past. Take a step back in time, all the way to last week, and discover the INCREDIBLE, FAITHFUL, INVINCIBLE, UNCONDITIONAL and REAL love of God the Father through His Son Jesus Christ....

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Alive Recap: Psalm 23, The Lord is my Shepherd

A recap of the recent Death Valley series in Alive emphasizing the words LORD, MY, and SHEPHERD from Psalm 23, detailing how God takes care of his children....

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Music and Worship: Sunday, June 7th, 2015

Good Morning! Here is a brief recap of some of the songs that we used to worship God through this past Sunday, as well as some of the scriptures that inform them. We hope you are encouraged and uplifted as you listen and read below! ...

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The Gospel and Loving Others

Good Morning Metro, We studied Ephesians 4:32-5:2, where the Apostle Paul provides a picture of what the community of the local church can be like when the gospel of Jesus Christ is on display in and through the lives of his people. I read a blog post on community, and found it both encouraging and challenging to me, because I could identify with some of the themes. May...

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