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Get Ready for VBS!

Get Ready for VBS!

Our VBS theme this year is POWER UP! Raise your game! You’ll see turtle shells, you’ll stomp on mushrooms, and even watch chickens cross the road (to get to the other side, of course)! You might be wondering, what does it mean to POWER UP? Well, wonder no...
Following God, Not Fads

Following God, Not Fads

On Wednesday, Tim led our staff through a strategic exercise to evaluate our worship service. We looked at what is going well and what needs some work. Brother Tim does so well with this type of thoughtful, Spirit-led, and collegial process. There is much to love...
Well, That was Fun!

Well, That was Fun!

In classic Church of the Holy Spirit form, we had a big ol’ time last Sunday in worship and at the 30th Anniversary party. Worship was powerful and getting to baptize another grandchild, Rowe Imhof, set the stage for trusting in God and having a heart filled with...
Come Say Thanks to +Quigg and Annette

Come Say Thanks to +Quigg and Annette

Can you look back over the last 2, 5, 10, 20 or even 30 years and see the line of people who have encouraged, helped, inspired, discipled, prayed for and loved on you?  I can. I see friends, parents, siblings, teachers, coaches, pastors, old/young men,...
Crunching Numbers

Crunching Numbers

Have you noticed the financial information reported in the lower right corner of the church bulletin each week? Some of you may have never noticed. Others follow the changes each week. We publish four lines of information in our weekly bulletin intended to...
Are You Lukewarm?

Are You Lukewarm?

No Easter Bunny jokes or infomercial for Holy Week. I will simply and gladly invite you and yours to experience the four days remaining in what we call Holy Week. The Last Supper, Good Friday and Easter Sunday. To be honest with you, Easter Sunday is best understood...
Holy Week at Holy Spirit

Holy Week at Holy Spirit

Between the end of the penitential season of Lent and the beginning of the celebratory season of Easter, the Anglican Church—along with other Christians all around the world—observes a climactic three-day period called the Great Triduum. It begins on Maundy Thursday...
Holy Week: What in the World is That?

Holy Week: What in the World is That?

It is often hard to remember what we did last week, much less last month. So, why would the Church want to remember and even celebrate what happened almost 2000 years ago? Some see the week leading to Easter as a very reverent time. Others look to the week of Easter...
What Questions Would You Like Answered?

What Questions Would You Like Answered?

Hey friends, On Sunday, April 7 I will be preaching and we are going to try something a little different. For the bulk of the sermon I will attempt to answer any Bible questions you submit between now and the time the sermon starts. I’ll get us into the Word at the...
Just Ask: People Really Do Want to Know God

Just Ask: People Really Do Want to Know God

Rumors are tricky. They are things you hear that everyone begins to believe. Once the rumor takes root, it is amazing how we all begin to believe it, whether there is any truth in there or not. How about the rumor that eggs are bad for you? Or, how about the rumor...