This page will curate a variety of news updates from the church, as well as musings related to the question: “So what does following Jesus look like in our ordinary, day-to-day moments?” Our pastors will post here and will invite others within our community to offer their thoughts as well.  If you’d like to follow up on something you read here, please connect directly with Pastor Chris or Pastor Hayden.

January 20, 2019 – worship services cancelled

Posted on: January 19, 2019

Please note that due to the current and forecasted weather conditions, our morning worship service – and our evening worship gathering – have been cancelled for Sunday, January 20, 2019.

Like Acorns

Posted on: January 10, 2019

I have four acorns sitting on my dresser right now. I picked them up while hiking in Dundas last year. I’ve realized that oak trees, especially the giant oaks rooted along the escarpment remind me of a Grand Rapids, Michigan neighborhood I grew up in. At their tallest some oak trees can reach over 30 … Continued

The Sound of God Walking

Posted on: January 2, 2019

“They heard the sound of the Lord God walking in the garden at the time of the evening breeze, and the man and his wife hid themselves from the presence of the Lord God among the trees of the garden.” – Genesis 3:8, NRSV I recognize all sorts of sounds. Water boiling on the stove. The silverware jingling when … Continued

Paying Attention

Posted on: November 30, 2018

A lot of you have probably been in a conversation like this before. It goes like this. “Hi Ken”…”Hi Mikayla”…”How are you?” “Good…busy though. How about you?” “Same, so busy these days.” “Yes, I hear you, just a fact of life, I guess.”….etc. Is it just me, or does the word busy come up in … Continued