Worship at Home!

The advent of coronavirus has brought a series of wrinkles to our Lent.  We are experiencing an unprecedented level of disruption to our daily lives with this pandemic.  It has affected workplaces, schools, and our worship life as well. Two Sundays ago we radically modified our worship service, cutting programs to reduce person to person […]

Our Little Needs Food Pantry Can Use Some Help!

When everyone gives a little, no one has to give a lot! Our outside “Little Needs Pantry” at Mt. Pleasant has been working well—but now, it needs a little more help since it is getting a lot more use these days. This is usually the time of year it seems to run low and it […]

Responding to Covid-19, The Light Always Dawns

Beloved Mt. Pleasant Flock, We face an unusual and difficult moment in the life of our world, our nation, our local community, our families, and our church family as well.  None of us knew a few weeks ago the ways in which a virus that had sprung up halfway around the world would affect all […]

Let the Children Go From Me?

We see a glimpse of the assembled saints in glory in Revelation 7, and they are remarkable for their diversity – those of every race, tribe, people, and nation gathered before the Lamb of God – offering him praise and honor and glory.  The gospel is for all people: rich and poor, black and white, […]

Adult Sunday School Offering: I Don’t Have Enough Faith to be an Atheist

Faith is a big deal to us as Christians.  We believe certain truths.  But the term “faith” is often wrongly used against Christians as if to imply that we are somehow embracing faith contrary to reason.  Christians are seen as a bunch of dumb rubes who believe all sorts of nonsensical myths that no modern […]