15 Nov

Join Us for Advent 2022

Christmas on Sunday! The return of caroling! And…PJs? Join us for Advent this year. There s something for everyone! It is a great time to share with others and fellowship. Most importantly, we celebrate the birth of Christ two millennia ago but still is timely today. 2022 ADVENT SCHEDULE Sundays, 9:00 am In-Person and Live-streamed […]

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29 Oct

Pastor’s Pen – November 2022

Our Entrusted stewardship series centers on the truth that much is entrusted to us by God for God’s glory and the good of others. While stewardship encompasses more than our finances, our finances are an essential part of it.  Each autumn, we plan our church budget for the coming year. Some of us get cross-eyed […]

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29 Sep

Pastor’s Pen – October 2022

One of the things I do as a wedding officiant is taking responsibility for the marriage license. At the rehearsal dinner, I secure it from the bride and groom so they can focus on the hundred remaining items on their to-do list before saying, “I do.” After the wedding, I secure the required signatures, seal […]

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29 Aug

Pastor’s Pen – September 2022

Dear Church,  The great theologian Clint Eastwood (aka Dirty Harry) once said, “What you put into life is what you get out of it.” This quote is not an original thought to Clint, of course. I’ve heard it said many times in many ways. Yet, it is easy to forget.   There are seasons in the […]

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29 Jul

Pastor’s Pen – August 2022

Dear Church,  August is a month of transition. We savor the final days of summer with delight and desperation while readying ourselves for the beginning of another school year. Even if you and your family are no longer tied to a school calendar, all are impacted by this community rhythm. Swimming pools drain the water […]

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21 Jul

Let’s Celebrate the End of Summer!

On Sunday, August 7, join us for an End of Summer Celebration! At 6 p.m., we’ll be in the Fellowship Hall at church where we will enjoy food while we enjoy music. Then we will dismiss to Memorial Pool in Memorial Park to splash away the evening from 7:30-9 p.m. The cost for this is […]

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19 Jul

Miss the Refuge Homecoming Concert?

Youth and adult sponsors returned from a trip to Arlington. Texas, the week of July 10-17 with a concert featuring their music and a variety of testimonies. It concludes with a video capturing the week’s ministry, including singing, putting together kits, moving materials. giving out supplies and playing with area children. You can still enjoy […]

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29 May

Summer Brings a New Schedule

Next Sunday, June 5, is our Summer Music Celebration. It’s a great way to worship through singing and instrumental music. We will also observe communion during this service. But there’s more! It will also start a schedule just for the summer. There will be one worship service at 9 a.m., followed by Sunday School and […]

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1 May

Lead Pastor Opening

May 1, 2022 The Pastor Search Committee has started receiving resumes from prospective candidates for the Lead Pastor position. If you would like to recommend an individual, you may fill out a Pastor Search Recommendation form here. Contact the church office at 573.634.3603 or [email protected] if you’d like a printed copy. Candidates may submit resumes to the following […]

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