Senior Pastor Call Committee Update

Posted by Teresa Gresham on

Call Committee Update (5/19/19) The Call Committee has held video calls with the 10 candidates, and another call is scheduled next week. The Call Committee will complete all video calls before recommending candidates for in-person visits. The Committee will collaborate with the staff and Pastor...

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Tags: call committee, call process, church council, senior pastor

Holy Week

Posted by Bob Unger on

No other week in the Church Year has so strong an aura of special devotion inherent in it than Holy Week. The eight days from Palm/Passion Sunday to Easter Sunday immerse us in the central mystery of God’s Work of Salvation through the Death and Resurrection of our Lord Jesus...

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Tags: ash wednesday, easter, good friday, holy week, palm sunday, worship

He IS!

Posted by Deb Oesterling on

Three years ago, I attended a Via de Cristo faith building weekend at Camp Agape in Fuquay-Varina. During one of our evening sessions, a guest pastor asked the group to fill in the end of this statement: God is … Answers quickly popped from around the room - faithful, loving...

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Tags: blind, via de cristo

Still On Our Journey

Posted by Jon Richter on

We are still on our journey, aren’t we? I am so blessed that Our Lord has put us together! As you know, Ellen and I just moved to Garner from South Carolina in June 2018, and now – instead of being “retired” – I am busier than ever. The gracious welcome I have...

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A Blessed New Year!

Posted by Bob Unger on

Through the year God has cared for us, His people.God’s Love is guaranteed.His Promise and Salvation remain forever.We are assured that the passing of time, even the very end of time, cannot separate us from the Love of God in Christ Jesus. The Church’s year started with the...

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Tags: epiphany, new year

Our Way Home

Posted by Deb Oesterling on

In her book, The Best Yes, Christian author and founder of Proverbs 31 Ministries, Lisa TerKeurst writes, “Honestly, can you imagine how crazy rushed we’d be if we only had tasks to do but not people with whom we must pause and connect?” Stop. Take a moment, and re-read that...

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Tags: lord's prayer, our way home, paavola

Reflections on Transitions

Posted by Mark Drengler on

Reflections on Transitions It’s the last days of October as I write this. 13 years ago, Elizabeth and I visited Resurrection in the last days of October on a pre-call interview. We had time where I met with the call committee, staff, other leaders and an open forum on a Friday night. Two...

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Tags: transition

Council and Call Committee Update

Posted by Teresa Gresham on

An open congregational forum will be held on Thursday, October 11 at 7:00 pm in the Sanctuary. The purpose of this forum is to share with you our initial thoughts about our path forward, and to hear your ideas. No decisions have been made about the Call process or either of the candidates who...

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Tags: call committee, council update

Church – WHY We Do What We Do

Posted by Mark Drengler on

Church. Say the word and most people think and picture a building. But the word is really about God’s people gathered around the presence of Jesus and living out the calling of Christians in the world. This fall, we are going to look at the eight value statements of Resurrection and hear...

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Tags: church, sermon series, why

Pray Without Ceasing: 1 Thessalonians 5:16-18

Posted by Elizabeth Drengler on

What does that even mean? To be honest, I had a little trouble initially, with connecting to this particular theme. It seemed so basic. Pray all the time, yep, got it. I knew, though, that there was more to it, I just was not sure what it was, so I did what I like to do when I’m seeking...

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