Monthly Archives: August 2016


“In 1957, [when] some Buddhist monks in Thailand had to relocate a large clay statue of Buddha, because a highway was being built that would run straight through their temple. When a crane began to lift the huge statue, a loud crack was heard. And at the same time it […]

Sermon: Precious Stones 28Aug2016



Hebrews 12:1 – 12 2 Timothy 4:7 Rev. Tom C. Oak   Have you all been watching the Olympic Games? I think they’re wonderful; it’s exciting to watch the world’s greatest athletes compete against each other in pursuit of the life-long dream of being called an Olympian. It truly is […]

Sermon: The Olympiad 21Aug2016



Jesus’ Family Values* One of the things that used to fascinate me, growing up in a large, close knit Dutch-German family, was the degree to which family gatherings were spent sequestering into small groups and talking about each other. How much great uncle was drinking, or grandma’s high blood pressure […]

Sermon: Jesus’ Family Values 14Aug2016



Backpacks, paper, pencils, pens, crayons, glue sticks, colored pencils, markers, composition notebooks, folders, multi-subject spiral notebooks and three ring binders are all needed. Toothpaste is also being collected to promote dental hygiene. Any donation, large or small, is appreciated. These items will be distributed beginning the last two weeks of […]

School Supplies Drive