Church Life – August 15, 2017

by FCCO

Darkness cannot drive out darkness: only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate: only love can do that.  -Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.   Reflections on Charlottesville  Happenings Discovering Your Birthright Finalization of the Master Plan Opportunity Drawing—2017 PSWR Golf Classic They will know we are Christians by our love Coffee…Chocolate…Nuts…Get it here […]

Church Life – August 8, 2017

by FCCO

Love recognizes no barriers. It jumps hurdles, leaps fences, penetrates walls to arrive at its destination full of hope. –Maya Angelou Dare to Dream  Happenings Mine to Tell Dinner with Friends “Together we will spread the news that God is our land” Honoring the Legacy, Building the Future: Meet Janette Jara The Butter Way 2nd […]

Church Life – August 1, 2017

by Admin

Your sacred space is where you can find yourself over and over again. –Joseph Campbell     Complex Ministry—Work Tour on the Move  Happenings “We Will Guard Each One’s Dignity and Save Each One’s Pride” National Night Out Against Crime 13th Annual PSWR Golf Classic Staff Spotlight Blurring the Divide Missionary Support for Paul Turner […]

Church Life – July 25, 2017

by FCCO

While the sage, Honi, was walking along a road, he saw a man planting a carob tree. Honi asked him, “How long will it take for this tree to bear fruit?” “Seventy years,” replied the man. Honi then asked, “Are you so healthy a man that you expect to live that length of time and […]

Church Life – July 18, 2017

by FCCO

Unity—true unity—requires service and sacrifice. No… better yet, true unity is grounded in, and emerges from, service and sacrifice. Between washing feet and taking up a cross: This is not safe unity; Christian unity is dangerous unity, radical unity. – José Morales, Jr     Let the Elders Take You to Dinner!  Happenings Back to […]

Church Life – July 11, 2017

by Admin

We are called to gather and wait – and not the sit on your duff play with your phone kind of waiting – but the kind that anticipates something new.  We can learn while we wait.  We can become more theologically sophisticated and articulate while we wait.  We can encourage one another.  We learn everything […]

Church Life – July 4, 2017

by FCCO

We thank you for all who share in prayer for our nation, and who share in your spirit of justice and mercy. Your kingdom come, your will be done on earth as it is in heaven. May the Empire of your Love overthrow our human powers and dominions. May we be faithful citizens of your […]

Church Life – June 27, 2017

by FCCO

Beloved, you are created in God’s image. When God imagined a world bursting forth with goodness, after God spoke a liberating word which unfurled the universe, when God wondered who will bear the image of holy love and community, God created…you. – Jonathan Gaska Being Trans   Happenings Sermons & Scripture July 4th and…Family Promise […]

Church Life – June 20, 2017

by FCCO

We live in a world convinced that security is the most reliable context for freedom. The bitter irony of this conviction is that the havens of security we create are unable to provide the freedom we seek. The quest for national, economic, or personal security too often generates compulsive patterns of life at the expense […]

Church Life – June 6, 2017

by FCCO

Try to be a rainbow in someone’s cloud.  –Maya Angelou      Creation Calls-Spring Cantata   Happenings Living the Questions 2.0 Teens, Suicide & Social Media Staff Spotlight Master Plan Rollout Follow Up Family Promise Ministry Returns for the Summer Free-Fun-Fellowship-Food Green Chalice Ministry News   Upcoming Events Prayer Collage Call for Graduates Are You […]