Staff Updates

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Dear Christ Church, I have several staff updates for you this week! New Office Administrator! I am delighted to introduce you to Kirsty Jackson, our new Office Administrator, who began working with us this week. She is the first person … Read More

Tongues of Fire 🔥

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Dear Christ Church, This Sunday is Pentecost, when we celebrate the outpouring of the Holy Spirit in the Upper Room, after Jesus ascended to the Father. The Holy Spirit is God’s promised empowering presence in our life and community. As … Read More

Hodgepodge Friday

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Dear Christ Church, Three days and counting to the Memorial Day picnic, with fervent prayers for good weather. This is a picture of the tent going up! One of the things I love about potlucks and picnics is the chance … Read More

Hodgepodge Friday

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Dear Christ Church, Decisions. A husband and wife have been praying about whether to purchase a home, but have reached different conclusions. A church board is in conflict about how to respond to a difficult personnel issue. An individual has a … Read More

People, Place, and Discernment

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Dear Christ Church, Love where you live. This simple and powerful sentence is our focus for the next year. You might be thinking, “what exactly does that mean?” I’m glad you asked! It means two things. First, it means to … Read More

Blessing and Beauty

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Today’s CliffNotes is a guest post by Bryson Owens, Director of Operations, reflecting on the sacred beauty of the people and places of our weekly worship. SUNDAY, 7:30AM I stand in the ballroom at the Tex Fed, looking at an … Read More

Enews

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Dear Christ Church Family, I have been thinking about how Eastertide is kind of like the proverbial middle child, the one that gets overlooked. Advent builds with anticipation, in the magical wintry months, toward the festivities of Christmas. Lent has … Read More

Reflecting on Strong and Weak

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Parishioner Scott Friesen’s reflections on the book we read together for Lent. Andy Crouch’s Strong and Weak resonated with me in a way that no other book has in a long time.  Crouch says that as humans we are made to flourish and … Read More

Epic and True

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Dear Christ Church Friends, Forty three days ago, as we gathered for worship, I spoke these words: “I invite you, therefore, in the name of the Church, to the observance of a holy Lent . . ..” And now we … Read More