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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...

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 was truly beautiful. Carolyn Larsen, a volunteer leader with Embrace Grace shared, “Through a message of love, we helped the women see that they could have their babies and their dreams too!” Fast forward nearly five months since the first special...

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...

Adventures in Missions

by Shelley Rogers, Missions CoordinatorAs we expand our focus on global missions at Schweitzer, there are many ways to ask questions, explore, and get...

Top Concerns for Kids & Students

In a recent conversation with Schweitzer staff about the next generation, Schweitzer Kids Directors, Stiffany Taylor and Taylor Zen, and Student Director Levi Zen...

Student Confirmation Class 2024

Sunday, April 14, we will celebrate churchwide as 12 students participate in the 2024 Confirmation Service. This will be a time of recognition for...

New Flourish Staff

One way Schweitzer serves our community is through the ministries of Flourish Community Development Corporation (CDC). Recently, Flourish filled two needed staff roles. Katelyn...

Spring Sermon Series: In the Name of Jesus

Easter is the most defining moment in all of history, but what comes next? What do we do with the reality of the empty...

From Crushed to Confident

by Cherrie Segrist The path of my life has not always been easy. In fact, it has taken time for my heart to start the...

Sharing Faith & Becoming Stronger Together

For over two years, Pat Zimmer, with the support of many other guys (and a few gals!), has hosted morning breakfasts, outings and service...

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,...

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...