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Finding Community as Expectant Parents

by Levi & Taylor ZenThis summer the Zen family will welcome a baby into their lives. These two leaders have spent many years pouring into other families (as Kids and Student Directors) and are excited to be growing as a family. We asked them to share what they have learned, even in the past nine months! "Hi! We’re Levi and Taylor, and we are excited...

Schweitzer Kids Spotlight: Sydney Pillman

Sydney began attending Schweitzer as a teenager, and like many in their teen years, she admits that following God was not always “top of mind.” Yet, no matter where she went, her roots of faith drew her back. “I got to a point in my twenties when I wanted to make a change; I decided to become a church member and start volunteering in Kids...

CELEBRATING BETTER BUDGETS, INCREDIBLE MENTORS

By Rebecca Jeter, Flourish Program Director On April 25, 2024, Flourish celebrated with seven participants and seven mentors as they completed the Budget Basics program....

Family Celebrate River Baptisms

On Sunday, July 28 at 5 p.m., we will host our 3rd annual River Baptisms at the Finley River in Ozark. This is one...

Connecting & Community with Second Season

The Second Season ministry at Schweitzer Church continues to thrive since its inception in October 2022. It is remarkable to note the dedication of...

Cultivating a Life of Discipleship

What does it mean to be a disciple of Christ? How do we know if we’re getting it right? Walking through a park recently,...

Summer Travels

Summer brings a unique opportunity for travel and great explorations. One aspect of travel I appreciate is engaging historical sites.As a child, I enjoyed...

Hymn Singing

– by Barth Fraker, Director of Traditional MusicI grew up in a family that often centered our gatherings around hymn singing. On Saturday nights,...

A Summer Journey with Moses

This summer, we’ll turn our attention to the most consequential person of the Old Testament: Moses. Moses’ story is timeless: born a slave, raised an...

Share Some Sunshine

A little extra sunshine in life can make a difference. We feel this in the summer especially. At times, we even wish for a...

A Perspective on Saturday

Mark 8:31-33, 9:30-32 We gather together as friends and family. It is a quiet day as we feel the weight of grief. There are moments...

Embracing More Than Happiness

During the fall of 2023, 12 expectant mothers participated in Schweitzer’s first Embrace Grace group. The journey with this group of single, pregnant ladies...

A Portrait of Spirit-Led Donors

by Neil McCall, President, Schweitzer Church Foundation On any warm afternoon or evening, after a nice steak dinner, you might find Larry and Jeannette Dills...

Encouragement for Life’s Challenges

by Pastor Sheila Pippin. In the classic movie “It’s a Wonderful Life,” George Bailey becomes overwhelmed by the circumstances of his life and is...