Entries by Jill Beim

Backpack Blessing – August 27

Attention kids!  Bring your school backpacks to church on Sunday, August 27th.  At each service we will be asking God’s blessing over your backpacks, as they represent the work you will do throughout the school year.


MOPS (Mothers of Preschoolers) is an upbeat, encouraging group of local moms who develop friendships through small groups while their children attend our MOPSKids class. When our moms are enjoying a hot breakfast, speakers, activities and discussion time, their kids enjoy making a craft, music time, free play and fun bible teaching. Come check us […]

Nursery Training

Join us on Wednesday, August 9, 7:00 to 8:00 pm for Nursery training. If you enjoy younger children, we need your help in the church nursery on Sunday mornings and for special events. If you would like to know more about this ministry, please sign up on the Get Connected card or connect with Katie […]

SHE Equip – August 7, 2016

Dear Sisters in Christ, ​Thank you to Roberta Takle for our devotional this week. ​Philippians 3:15-21  ​ To understand this section of Philippians we need to start with 3:14, “I press on toward the goal to win the prize for which God has called me heavenward in Christ Jesus.” Then verse 15a says, “All of us, then, […]

School Kits

School supplies are on sale, a good time to purchase items to share with others in Elk River, to fill bags that will go to other countries and for shoe boxes or shoe bags for Mission Mexico later in the year. About 100 drawstring backpacks are waiting to be filled with the following supplies: 70-sheet […]

SHE Equip – August 1, 2017

Dear Sisters in Christ, ​Thank you to Pat Hackman for our devotional this week on Philippians 3:1-14. This summer as we study Philippians we have been learning how to move from stuck to forward. As we read through these verses there is an overarching message of ‘rejoicing’ or ‘joy’. These words can actually be found 16 times […]

SHE Equip – July 27, 2017

Dear Sisters in Christ, Thank you to MariAnne Medin for our devotional this week PHILIPPIANS 2: 19-30 This bible passage is about Paul, who was in prison, writing to the Christians at Philippi and thanking them for the gift they had sent him and to encourage and strengthen those believers. But, these verses also reveal […]

SHE Equip – July 25, 2017

Dear Sisters in Christ, Thank you to Roseanne Maas for our devotional this week PHILIPPIANS 2: 12-18 NRSV 12 Therefore, my beloved, just as you have always obeyed me, not only in my presence, but much more now in my absence, work out your own salvation with fear and trembling; 13 for it is God […]

Glocal Disciples

Central, GLOCAL DISCIPLES! In the 90’s Dr. John Mayer, Director City Vision, coined the phrase ‘GLOCAL’.  As followers or disciples of Jesus our witness and love is always GLOCAL! We ‘Serve Others’ and ‘Share the Good News of Jesus’ locally and globally. It is never one or the other but always both and. One of the great blessings of […]