Welcome to worship. When life brings too many unknowns, we wish for the life we had before, for the familiar. We thrive in the ordinary. Day in and day out, God is with us in the ordinary moments of life, continuously providing for us, sustaining us, recreating us. But often we don’t stop long enough to notice God and what He may want to show us or tell us. 

This series is not a call to muster up some new and ridiculous faith from your own strength. It's a reminder to maintain confidence in the strength of our extraordinary  God found in the blessings of  ordinary  living. "Surely the LORD is in this place--and I did not know it!” - Genesis 28:16 
Communion Sunday
Dr. Jim Everette
Do you ever get the idea that you don’t deserve God’s grace? It’s not about you. God has always entertained people with all kinds of conflictive characters, and reshaped them to fulfill God’s destiny. God will never give up on us, even when we wrestle with faith, doubt, and disbelief. This is a Communion Sunday. Prepare to commune with God. God is with us! 

Grab a beach ball and get ready to bounce around as the story of Jacob continues to have many ups and downs. Just as our focus can bounce from one thing to another, one high to one low, one celebration to one problem, consider with your family how God is at work through it all, just as God was in the life of Jacob. 
God, beyond all seeing and knowing, we meet you in the night of change and crisis, and wrestle with you in the darkness of doubt. Give us the will and spirit to live faithfully and love as we are loved. Amen.
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"Surely the LORD is in this place--and I did not know it!” Gen. 28:16