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10:00 AM to 11:00 AM


Coach's Breakfast
6:00 AM to 7:00 AM


Worship Service
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Fellowship Meal
11:30 AM to 1:00 PM


Coach's Breakfast
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March 31-April 7


March 31-April 7 


Sunday, March 31 [4th Sunday in Lent]

9:00 a.m. Discipleship

10:00 a.m. Worship


Monday, April 1

6:30 p.m. Pastoral Relations Committee


Tuesday, April 2 

6:00 a.m. Coach’s Breakfast @ Village Inn


Wednesday, April 3

6:00 p.m. Philippians Study “Joyful Hospitality”


Saturday, April 6

10:30 a.m. CE Meeting


Sunday, April 7 [5th Sunday in Lent]

9:00 a.m. Discipleship

10:00 a.m. Worship

11:30 a.m. Fellowship Meal

4:00 p.m. MFC Fundraiser @ The Barn


Lenten Prayer of Confession [4th week of Lent]

Lent is a time of humble recognition that we have strayed from God in our hearts and that we need to return to the one who loves us beyond measure. Each week throughout Lent I will print a prayer of confession to help us on our journey with God.

O Lord, if you held our sins against us,

Who could live, who could stand?

We seem to have more faith in death 

than hope in your promise of life.

We seek peace through war

And find security in weapons.

We abandon the hungry, sick, and dying,

And pursue wealth by making others poor.

And even so, you love us;

Still there is forgiveness with you!

Therefore we worship you;

For you alone, O Lord,

Can save us from death

And redeem us from our sin. Amen.


April Anniversaries and Birthdays

For details, please see the email sent out by pastor Tim on Friday, March 29th.


April Movie Night [4.12.19]

April’s movie has a religious theme. It stars Jim Caviezel as the Apostle Paul, perhaps making him the only actor to appear in film portraying two of the New Testament’s most influential people: Paul and Jesus. The movie tracks Paul from be a religious persecutor of the church to becoming its most influential apostle. Movie starts at 6;30 p.m.


A Litany of Trust [Genesis 15:1-12]

By the Elementary and Middle School Sunday School Class

Because God loves me,

I can trust Him.

Because God cares for me,

I can trust Him.

Because God listens to me,

I can trust Him.

Because God knows what I need,

I can trust Him.

Because God knows the way,

I can trust Him.


Weekly Scripture Meditation:

We are inviting the Church as a whole to participate in reading and meditating on the lectionary texts for the upcoming Sunday. The texts for Sunday, April 7 are as follows: 

John 12:1-8

Philippians 3:4b-14

Psalm 126

Isaiah 43:16-21


Easter Worship Options

Easter Sunrise Worship Service 6:30 a.m.

Meets at the Grand River Center.

This is a collaborative service done along with Westminster Presbyterian Church, Grace Point Church, 1st Presbyterian Church and The University of Dubuque.

Our very own Worship Service 10:00 a.m.

Meets here in the sanctuary. 


Steak Fry Fundraiser [4.7.19]

Support the Multicultural Family Center through this fundraiser. The menu is as follows: Ribeye steak with fixins’, scalloped potatoes, green bean casserole, Cole slaw, macaroni salad, and apple crisp. Coffee and water included. $20 per adult [kids are welcome to order off the menu - regular menu price] Sunday, April 7, 4:00 – 6:00 p.m. at The Barn, 5090 Sherrill Road, Sherrill, IA. Silent auction items will be available for bidding! Learn more about the MFC at


Quarterly Church Summit

Please plan to attend our next Church Summit. It will be held on Sunday, April 28 at 11:30 a.m. This is your time to hear what the church is planning to do, ask questions and bring up concerns. See you. 


Your most formative Bible story, verse, etc

What portion, or story or verse of the Bible has had the most influence on your life. Submit your answer to