Author Archives: Joanie Williams



Joanie Williams

Draw Near to Justice
in Christmas

Draw Near to Justice

This week we share with you one of the paintings and artist statements from our Draw Near Advent Series.  There are several beautiful depictions of the Advent story that we won’t cover on Sunday mornings. ...

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December 11, 2018
Draw Near to Wonder
in Encouragement

Draw Near to Wonder

Read Luke 21:25-36 There will be signs in the sun, the moon, and the stars, and on the earth distress among nations confused by the roaring of the sea and the waves.  People will faint...

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December 03, 2018
Christ: Savior or Lord?
in Hope from Hood

Christ: Savior or Lord?

Read: John 18:33-38 Reflect: Is Jesus your savior? …your king? Or both? Consider times in your life when you have come to Jesus for help. And consider how you follow Jesus as your Lord and...

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November 26, 2018
You Are What You Do
in Encouragement

You Are What You Do

On Sunday, we were challenged to give our thanks, to release our gratitude from within and share it with others.  Here are some ideas from the sermon to help you get started: Gratitude Journal Gratitude...

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November 20, 2018
All Saints' Day
in Church, Inspiration

All Saints’ Day

This Sunday in worship, we will ask two questions: What does gratitude mean? Who are the saints in your life for whom you are grateful? Jason will spend a few moments looking at what Biblical...

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October 31, 2018
Hurricane Relief Efforts
in Mission & Ministry

Hurricane Relief Efforts

“Many waters cannot quench love, neither can floods drown it.”  – Song of Solomon 8:7 (NRSV) In addition to meeting the needs of folks in our own community, we continue to pray and reach out...

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September 26, 2018