Does God hear our prayers?
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Does God hear our prayers?

Life can be hard and these are not easy days to live in. Sometimes it seems as if all we have left is prayer. If you sometimes wonder if God actually does hear your prayers, then here are a few personal words from Pastor Barnes about why he believes God hears us. Hopefully, they can...

Are You Going Back?
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Are You Going Back?

The Coronavirus has played havoc with our lives and on our schedules. One of the side effects of this unfortunate reality is that many people are questioning their commitment to God and their commitment to church. They are wondering, “if they will go back”. If you find yourself, or someone you know, in this situation,...

You Still Matter!
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You Still Matter!

Life is hard and the Coronavirus has not made it any easier. During the past year and a half Americans have had to struggle not only with illness and untimely death, but unemployment and the disorientation that comes from having our normal routines upended. If you find yourself wrestling with the question of what your...

New Name Written Down In Glory / Jesus Is Mine
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New Name Written Down In Glory / Jesus Is Mine

Sometimes we get so stuck on remembering all we’ve done that we forget who we are becoming.  We see the weight of our sin — which is important to do – but we forget to move on to who the Lord says we are.  If the great I AM says we are a new creation,...

To Believe or not to Believe: Session 9 – What Should We Say?
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To Believe or not to Believe: Session 9 – What Should We Say?

This talk is for mature followers of Jesus Christ and sincere seekers after Scriptural truth. Like the Bible, the United Methodist Church, stipulates that God has created us all, Christ has died for everyone, and that therefore everyone is “of sacred worth”. That said we also adhere to Biblical moral understandings regarding marriage and sexuality....

When Life Gives You Lemons — Worship Service, July 11, 2021
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When Life Gives You Lemons — Worship Service, July 11, 2021

Please join us for worship and a message. Pastor Robert Barnes gives an overview of the life of David before he became king (1Samuel 16-30), with an emphasis on how he continued to serve God and do what was right even when life was very hard. An order of service with sermon notes and announcements...

Until Grace
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Until Grace

It’s easy to feel trapped in our problems or past trauma, and to feel like there’s no one who will understand.  No matter what it is that weighs you down, you can find freedom in the grace our Lord offers.   “I knew I was broken but there was no one that I could tell...