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9:30 AM

Joyful Friends Sunday School

Friendship Ministries.

People with developmental and intellectual differences growing in faith together.

Together Curriculum.

An inclusive Bible study that enables learners of all abilities to participate and grow in relationship to God and with one another.

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10:30 AM

Worship Service

You are invited to come as you are to join us in learning to follow the teachings and example of Jesus Christ.  Our focus is on loving God and loving our neighbor.

Our messages are scripture-based and topically relevant for today's world.  Our music is a combination of traditional hymns, contemporary worship songs and some spiritual taize' tunes.

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God's Vision

for our Church

To create a loving community where everyONE, especially those who have felt “unwelcome,” are equal participants in God’s family and are accepted with compassion and understanding.

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Open & Affirming

We welcome persons of all gender expressions and sexual orientations to the table of Christ’s communion and to the full life and leadership of the Christian Church.

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Making a Difference for Those With a Difference


We believe that faith is a gift from God that does not depend on any level of human intelligence.


We long for the day when people of all abilities are fully accepted and expected in the Body of Christ.

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Heart for the Homeless and Hungry

Our members support this work through helping Downtown Ministries, a local non-profit, by volunteering and donations.  Also helping members secure or stay in a home.


Walking and Working Together

Celebrate Recovery is a Christ-centered, 12-step recovery program for anyone struggling with hurt, pain or addiction of any kind.

Celebrate Recovery is a safe place to find community and freedom from the issues that are controlling our life.

Mondays at 6 pm

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We will pick you up

We are blessed to provide a ride to any and all who want to join us for any of our events; worship, outreach or fellowship.