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Elder and Deacon Candidates for 2018/2019

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The 2018/2019 Congregational Meeting is June 10 at the end of each service. In addition to approving the budget for July 2018-June 2019, members are asked to affirm and reaffirm Elders and Deacons. Download photos and brief bios of this year's nominees below.  2018-2019 Elder/Deacon...

Minute Message - May 31

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Listen to Audio An old African Proverb states, “The one who listens is the one who understands.”  That’s wise advice.  Listen carefully; you never know when you might hear something that will impact the future. Hi, I’m Tom Ellsworth from Sherwood Oaks Christian...

Summer Series - Love Thy Neighbor

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Summer is finally here! As we come out of our winter hibernation and begin interacting with our neighbors in our backyard, at the ball field, and around the park, many of us are asking, “How can I love my neighbor well this summer?” We want to see how you interact with your...

Kindness Challenge - Roger Sermon Follow-Up

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On Sunday, Roger challenged the congregation to be kinder and more generous with each other. This is a good reminder to all of us, and, in case you weren't there, here is that portion of the sermon. I want to challenge you to be a kinder person. I recently read The Kindness Challenge by Shaunti...

Minute Message - May 24

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Are you an optimist or a pessimist?  If your answer is that you often view life through a negative lens, you might want to change your focus.  Hi, I’m Tom Ellsworth from Sherwood Oaks Christian Church with a minute message. A comedian put it this way, “A pessimist's blood...

The Measure of Devotion

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In the May 20 sermons we talked about some great measures that will help you in your faith walk. In case you didn't get a bulletin, here they are! Christ's influence in my daily walk: What have I done today to be more like Jesus? How am I giving others grace as Christ has me? Who has heard...

Big Night Out

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The Big Night Out is a fun evening for face-to-face, intentional time with your spouse. We always focus on a practical marriage tool; this time, our attention was on the legacy we are creating together.   As a team, we loved the movie “UP” as an image to float around. We...

April 26 Minute Message

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Listen to Audio Sydney Harris wrote, “Our dilemma is that we hate change and love it at the same time; what we really want is for things to remain the same but get better.”  Hi, I’m Tom Ellsworth from Sherwood Oaks Christian Church with a minute message. Change is...

Serve at the Boys and Girls Club

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CRESTMONT BOYS AND GIRLS CLUB VOLUNTEER NEEDS May 12 from 10:00am-12:00pm. We are looking for a few groups to come to the club for a day of fellowship while landscaping. This involves relocating flowers and shrubs, laying new mulch, picking weeds and planting new flowers and shrubs. May 17...

April 19 Minute Message

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Have you checked your blood pressure lately?  How’s your pulse?  Is your heart healthy?  Hi, I’m Tom Ellsworth from Sherwood Oaks Christian Church with a minute message. The human heart is incredible.  It pumps approximately 2,000 gallons of blood every day...

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