Lent 2024

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 of silence. It is hard to know what to say. Some of our closest friends are missing; they scattered, trying to process their own heartache. Who could blame them? The noise of the city and the loud celebrations in places...

A Perspective on Friday

by Kim HammonsIn my gospel of Jesus Christ, the Son of God, you will find a passage that gives the account of Jesus’ betrayal, of his disciples leaving him as they ran away in fear, the false accusations of Jesus’ trial, Peter’s denial, and the crucifixion of Jesus. You’ll also find me. My name is Mark or John Mark. Before I wrote my gospel, I...

A Conversation on Thursday

– A conversation between the landlord of the Upper Room space and his young apprentice.by Chuck Clore “Azahmar, I don’t know what possessed you to...

A Perspective on Wednesday

I pour the wine while I hold my breath. It’s been some time since we had a gathering around the table like this. Simon, my...

A Perspective on Tuesday:

Mark 11:20 - 13:37My head is spinning from today’s ominous events. As we made our morning trek back to the Temple for another day...

A Perspective on Monday

written by Christopher Lazzarro “I wonder if the emperor would think his empire as glorious here, as in his gardens,” Marcus the legionary mused. The...

Wednesday Nights for Kids & Students

If you spend time at Schweitzer on a Wednesday night, throughout the building you’ll hear music, games, laughter, and many conversations – especially in...

Moms of Minis

Moms of Minis happens once a month on Saturday. This is an incredible place to connect as a young mom. Here you’ll find encouragement...

Riverside with Flourish

There is an old folktale, the origins of which I could not attribute, that is often used to exemplify thediffering approaches used to combat...

The Last Week

A lot can happen in a week. Jesus lived for approximately 33 years. That’s 1,716 weeks. The four gospels tell us about the life of...

Palm Sunday

Everyone knew about our two donkeys. In fact, they had become a village joke. No matter how hard my father tried to train either...

Alpha: A Place for Questions

How many times have you had a question for God? How often have you wondered about a sermon or the Scripture being read during...

New Staff Spotlight: Shelley Rogers

Shelley Rogers joined the Schweitzer staff in January as our Missions Coordinator. She will serve in a part-time role to help raise awareness and...

New Staff Spotlight: Shoji McGhee

The beginning of 2024 has been exciting as we expanded our staff team. In late January, Shoji McGhee joined our staff as our Director...