Pastoral Reflections

Aug
1

Pastoral Reflections

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The first round of worship discussions really went well. If you missed the first sessions, you are still welcome to attend and participate in Sessions #2, and #3. We would be glad to mail or email any of the sessions to anyone who would like to participate, but ... Continue

Jun
13

Pastoral Reflections

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For the next several Sunday’s we will explore worship and what it means to live a worshiping life through the book of Psalms. The Psalms are a rich collection of poetry, praise, and prayers, offering meaningful examples and elements of worship. The collection consists of 150 poetic expressions ... Continue

Apr
18

Icing on the Cake

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For the last 25+ years, when Spring comes around, there is one thing you can count on at Prairie, the Youth Cake Auction. The evening has seen many different formats through the years – game shows, skits, plays, silent auction. There have been years that the event was ... Continue

Apr
4

Encountering Jesus, or Lent Madness

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Jesus began calling his disciples friends rather than servants because he had entrusted them with everything he had heard from his Father. John 15: 15 Have you noticed the shift in the season of Lent this year? It seems more folks and congregations are moving away from the traditional ... Continue

Mar
21

We Miss You

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The New Year launched with our first Sunday together cancelled due to inclement weather issues and concerns.  Our weather pattern has maintained production of snow, ice, wind and freezing temperatures making travel to church difficult.  While some of us are navigating the slippery roads, others have been stuck at home, ... Continue

Mar
7

Lenten Ashes

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Job 42: 1-7, Then Job answered the LORD: I know that you can do all things, and that no purpose of yours can be thwarted.  Who is this that hides counsel without knowledge?  There I have uttered what I did not understand, things too wonderful for me, which I did ... Continue

Feb
7

Pastor’s Thoughts

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I appeal to you therefore, brothers and sisters, by the mercies of God, to present your bodies as a living sacrifice, holy and acceptable to God, which is your spiritual worship. Do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your minds, so that you ... Continue

Jan
13

New Year Tidings and Tidbits

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Happy New Year Prairie Friends. I hope 2014 is filled with much hope, peace, joy, and love for you and yours. I can’t believe I am already into my third month of ministry with you. I look forward to exploring all the opportunities and possibilities that this New Year ... Continue