What is Missional? Part 3

This is the last installment of our discussion about What does Missional Mean?  Last month we saw that Jesus commanded his disciples (and by extension all Christians) to go in to all the world and make disciples, teaching them to obey everything that Jesus commanded.  We saw that the summary of that teaching is Jesus is King, and Life is Different in the Kingdom. It is important to understand the entire context of the Gospels- Jesus came as the King, showed us what his reign is like, and then was wrongly executed because he claimed to be King.  Yet this happened so ...

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What is Missional? Part 2

Now to continue our discussion about What does Missional Mean?  To sum up from last month, Jesus proclaimed, and instructed his disciples to proclaim, “The Kingdom of God has come near!”  This was explained briefly by saying “We are to show the world what it means to be under the Reign of God.” This is less than helpful, for most of us are a little fuzzy about what the Kingdom of God is.  Plus, since the Great Awakening the “Great Commission” has been used to describe Christian living; “All authority in Heaven and on Earth has been given to me.  ...

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Weekly Bulletin 3/08/15

Sunday, March 8, 2015 “God has promised to be our God and to let us be his people.  May we focus confidently on the blessing of such a loving relationship as we worship God today.”  9:30 am ~ Morning Worship Service Worship Leader:   Mr. Jacob Porter Gathering Praise ~ What Wondrous Love Is This Welcome & Announcements Praise Songs ~  The Wonderful Cross / In Christ Alone / Near the Cross God’s Greeting and Our Shared Greetings Confession and Assurance Words of Assurance ~ Children’s Blessing ~ “May the Lord bless you ...

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Ray Vanderlaan Seminar


Weekly Bulletin 2/22/15

Sunday, February 22, 2015 “God is our refuge and fortress.  We take shelter in him so we can be strengthened to serve in the world.”  9:30 am ~ Community Worship Celebration at Hamilton High School Guest Speaker ~ Mr. Jeff Klein      Q-Place Ministry Offering:  Love INC    6 pm –   Community Hymn Sing at Hamilton Christian Reformed Church Song  Leader:  Mr. Jack TenCate, Sheryl Piper, Cal Dozeman Offering:  Teen Life on Campus    OUR CHURCH FAMILY  Thank you for the prayers offered up for us during my illness ...

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Pastor’s Post: What is “Missional”?

(By Jake Porter) I would like to take a minute to talk to you about a current Christian-lingo buzz word; “Missional”.  Some of you might have never heard of this before, and others of you might be thoroughly versed in what it means.  In seminary we had an entire fourteen week class entitled Gospel, Culture, Church that explored what it means for the Church to BE missional.  The single sentence answer to “What does Missional mean?” is to say “Being on the Mission of Jesus.”  The next question that naturally follows is “What is the Mission of Jesus?”  ...

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Community Service at Hamilton High School

Come and join ten local church bodies as we worship our one Lord together.  We will be meeting at Hamilton High School at 9:30, and Jeff Klein from QPlace will be our guest speaker.  Over the past six weeks we have been exploring simple and practical Arts of Spiritual Conversation (QPlace curriculum) to help us intentionally share with our friends and neighbors the love of God and our promise of the Good News of Jesus.  See you there!

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Weekly Bulletin 2/15/15

Sunday, February 15, 2015 “Welcome to worship in the name of the Father, and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit.  Amen  Worship Leader:   Mr. Jacob Porter 9:30 am ~ Morning Worship Service Gathering Praise ~ Here I Am Welcome & Announcements Praise Songs ~  Forever        Come, Thou Fount of Every Blessing God’s Greeting and Our Shared Greetings Confession and Assurance Words of Assurance ~ Matthew 10:40-42  ~  Children’s Blessing ~ “May the Lord bless you as we worship and grow together.” Children, Pre-K ...

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Weekly Bulletin 2/05/15

Sunday, February 8, 2015 “Brothers and sisters, welcome to worship  in the name of the Father, the Son and the Holy Spirit.”  Worship Leader:   Mr. Jacob Porter 9:30 am ~ Morning Worship Service Gathering Praise ~ Build Your Kingdom Here Welcome & Announcements Praise Songs ~  I Will Sing of the Mercies of the Lord        Lord Have Mercy On Us        Wonderful Merciful Savior God’s Greeting and Our Shared Greetings Confession and Assurance Words of Assurance ~ Isaiah 1:18  ~  Dean Porter Children’s ...

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Weekly Bulletin 1/25/15

Sunday, January 25, 2015 “God invites us to come before him in worship – and so we do this day.  Let us focus solely on him for this time, to hear his Word and glorify our Savior, Jesus Christ.  Worship Leader:   Mr. Jake Porter 9:30 am ~ Morning Worship Service Gathering Praise ~ I’ve Come To Tell Welcome & Announcements Praise Songs ~  Mighty to Save How Deep the Father’s Love For Us A Mighty Fortress Is Our God God’s Greeting and Our Shared Greetings Confesion and Assurance Words of Assurance ~ Isaiah 44:22 ~ Gabby ...

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