Welcome

We are so glad you are here!

We extend a special welcome to those who are single, married, divorced, gay, straight, filthy rich, or dirt poor. We extend a special welcome to crying newborns, those who are skinny as a rail or could afford to lose a few pounds. Or more than a few :-) You’re welcome here if you’re “just browsing,” just woke up or just got out of jail. We don’t care if you’re more religious than the Pope, more Methodist than Wesley, or haven’t been in church since little Joey’s baptism.

We welcome soccer moms, Greenwave dads, starving artists, tree-huggers, latte-sippers, vegetarians, junk-food lovers, squids, and jarheads. We welcome those who are in recovery or still addicted.

We welcome you if you’re having problems, if you’re down in the dumps, if you are thrilled just to be alive, or in need of a prayer. Whether you had church shoved down your throat as a kid, if church was the place you felt most loved in the world, or if you don’t like “organized religion”.

We’ve been there too.

We welcome those who are inked, pierced or both. We welcome tourists, seekers and doubters, bleeding hearts, cynics… and you!

(Adapted from Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Community) 

Current Sermon Series

Hook, Line, and Sinker.

Follow me, Jesus said, and I will make you fishers of people. We will hear from some fishermen and fisher-women, beginners and long-timers, about what on earth that means! And rejoice together in the faith that will not let us go.


Join us in worship on Sundays at 9am, or listen to the sermon at 9:30am on KVLV 980AM or live on Pastor Dawn's Facebook page. They are archived there, too! https://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100015790988604

2018 Sermon Series

July 2018: Faith at the Movies

Modern parables are all around us! Watch the movie, and then in worship we talk together about where God shows up. 

July 15: We Are Marshall

July 22: Wonder

July 29: The Sandlot

August 5: Coco

June 2018: The Call

Second only to Jesus himself, Paul is probably the one person who played the most significant role in establishing the Christian faith. Using the book of Acts and Paul's own letters, we travel with him and learn about his life, his conversion, his faith, and what we can learn from him today.

Spring 2018: Deeper

 The Resurrection is only the beginning. As he did when he appeared to his disciples to comfort, inspire, heal, and love them, so Jesus does for us. Join us to go beyond the motions, beyond appearances to deeper faith, greater hope, fuller life.

Lent 2018: Divine Foolishness

Follow Jesus' ministry told in the Gospel of Mark, and reawaken to the extravagant, overflowing, unreasonable 

love of God.

"For the foolishness of God is wiser than human wisdom, and the weakness of God is stronger than human strength." 1 Corinthians 1:25

Winter 2018: The Beginning of Everything

From the very first sentence, Mark's Gospel is a story of beginnings. Explore with us the ways Jesus breaks into our story, and makes everything new.

Epiphany 2018

The arrival of the Magi, and a special guest sermon about the God's great love in Jesus Christ.

2017 Sermon Series

Advent and Christmas

As we wait with hushed anticipation for the birth of the Messiah, we tell that old, old story once again and give thanks for hope, joy, love, and peace.

Methodist Pie

A little bit of history, a little bit of theology, a little bit of music, and a whole lot of celebrating food, fun, and friendship as some of the best parts of a family of faith.

All I Need to Know I Learned in Kindergarten

With Rev Robert Fulghum's book as our inspiration, the simple biblical truths that form the foundation for a whole, healthy life.

Come Thou Font of Every Blessing

Life is so much better when we have a community of mutual love and support around us. This sermon series explores the best ways to develop those blessings in the present, and into the future.

Fruits of the Spirit

Prepare the ground. Plant the seeds, Nourish and water them. Watch them grow, and produce fruit, to make more seeds, to plant more trees! This series explores what happens in us and in the world when we follow God and cultivate our faith.