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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 day...

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 shared five top concerns. These are common among elementary, middle and high school students. 1. Anxiety about their future 2. Busy Schedule3. Grades at School4. Relationships with Friends & Family5. Self-Sufficiency - “I want to do it on my own.” As...

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...

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...

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...

Annual Report

“Give thanks to the Lord, for he is good; his love endures forever. Let the redeemed of the Lord tell their story.” – Psalm...

Christmas Day Devotional

“So the Word became human and made his home among us. He was full of unfailing love and faithfulness. And we have seen his...

Happy New Year

There is something refreshing and reflective as one year ends and a new one begins. Perhaps as you wrap up 2023 and launch into...

Celebrate the Season

From the Ladies’ Tea Party to small group gatherings to a special Christmas lunch for Second Season, the month of December at Schweitzer has...

Merry Christmas from Flourish CDC

What an amazing year of transition and growth for the Flourish Community Development Corporation. This past July, we moved into our new home on West...

Cucumber Sandwich Recipe

Looking for a delicious treat to bring to a Holiday Party? Carol Rothermel has shared the recipe for one of her favorites – which...

Flourish Food Pantry at Schweitzer Celebrates 20 Years

Twenty years ago, a very special ministry began at Schweitzer as two leaders, Ed Hewlett and Roger Tunks, were burdened by the needs of...

Fall Sermon Series: Fruit of the Spirit

When I was a young Christian, I thought the Christian life was mostly about the things I didn’t do. You know how it goes:...