Pastor Joyce's sermons


March 18, 2018

Caught between the cradle and the cross,

       we come to you, O God, wondering what it is           that we are to confess.

We do not see ourselves as evil, only trying to                  survive in a world where we have little control.

Forgive our lack of vision, O God, whose promise              exceeds our wildest dreams.

And empower us to be your servants even when              the cost is high.

In the name of him who paid the highest cost to               usher in your kingdom,

         Even Christ Jesus our Lord.


Thoughts for the Week

March 18, 2018

Remember that there is a meaning beyond absurdity. Be sure that every little deed counts, that every word has power. Never forget that you can still do your share to redeem the world in spite of all absurdities and frustra-tions and disappointments.

Abraham Joshua Heschel


We must be willing to let go of the life we have planned, so as to have the life that is waiting for us.

Joseph Campbell


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United Church Of Christ Missionaries


 4   Karen Campbell-Nelson – Indonesia – John                    2:13-22
11 Ricardo Mayol – Guatemala – John 3:14-21
18 Monica Liddle – East Timor – John 12:20-33
25 Victor Makari – Israel/Palestine – Mark 14:1-                   15:47

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International Ministries Volunteers 


Pray for Ruth Fox, newly appointed as Regional Missionary for Education.

Ruth has worked for many years with the approximately 100,000 Akha hill tribe people living in Northern Thailand as well as with the Chiang Rai International Christian School. Her ministry has been focused on education, development and women’s ministries.

She writes – Greetings! I write with great news! International Ministries (IM) is continuing my assignment as an IM missionary! And I still need your prayer and financial support!






Rejoice in hope, be patient in suffering, persevere in prayer.

Roms. 12:12 NRSV