Notes From the Pastor

Thank You!

Thank you to everyone who was able to attend and a special thank you to: Dr. Geoff Kunselman Swafford Construction James Brashear (refinishing the attendance board) Mike Brockert (building the alters) Ryan Murphy (sound and lighting) Vern Gentry (new window) Miranda Musick (painting) Dave Tennant and the demolition crew Betty Spencer, Dana Murphy, and Meghan […]

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Focus

I have a friend who is celebrating 31 days clean today! He has had no alcohol or cigarettes. It is a huge accomplishment to overcome addiction. At day 30 he decided he would also take on giving up fast food. For those of us that have walked through addiction with someone we love, we know […]

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Expectations!

This is what I expect: that you get up in the morning, get dressed (including socks), eat breakfast, brush your teeth, get your things together, and be ready to go to school. On time. In that order. Everyday. My children know my expectations…they get it. We live life with expectations; we expect certain things from […]

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Where You Lead

The book of Ruth is about a fantastic journey of love, loss, hope, renewed strength, sacrifice, and redemption. After the passing of Naomi’s husband and two sons she was left with two daughter in laws. She has no other sons for them to marry and no way to support them. The decision was made to […]

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In Love with the Word of God

This last weekend we had a chance to spend time with our extended family in Pennsylvania. We had a wonderful time celebrating my grandfather’s 80th birthday. We stayed at my uncle’s house. He purchased a large arsenal of fireworks for our enjoyment. He and my 14 year old son, Joel, set them off, usually 3 […]

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Celebrating One Year

This month we celebrated all God has done over the last year here at TC Naz. At district assembly this year we were awarded the District Church Excellence Award. Though we do not do what we do for plaques or special honors, it is a wonderful reminder of the work God is doing in and through us […]

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Anniversaries

Sunday, May 27th, was my wedding anniversary. Chad and I have been married for 18 years. Over the years we have faced trials and frustrations; we have learned to love each other better. Time, trials, sorrows, joy, hurts, and healings have made our marriage what it is today. I am so glad that we are […]

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NCN NEWS: Cuba

NCN NEWS: Cuba The Church of the Nazarene is grateful for the outpouring of prayerful support and the desire of so many to assist those impacted by the recent tragic event in Cuba. It is natural for the people of God to be moved by the Spirit to be generous and compassionate in response to […]

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What is True Worship?

by Delesslyn A. Kennebrew Worship is not the slow song that the choir sings. Worship is not the amount you place in the offering basket. Worship is not volunteering in children’s church. Yes, these may be acts or expressions of worship, but they do not define what true worship really is. There are numerous definitions of […]

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Growing Together

A few months ago the board all sat discussing who we are as a Church. We talked about what is in our DNA, what makes us unique, how we do what we do here at TCNaz. At the end we began redefining our mission. For several years now the Churches’ mission has been: Loving God, Serving […]

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