God calls us to be disciples of Jesus, reaching out in service and fellowship
to share the love of Christ.
Pastor Ruth Merriam
The Sermon on the Mound
12 Not that I have already obtained all this, or have already arrived at my goal, but I press on to take hold of that for which Christ Jesus took hold of me. 13 Brothers and sisters, I do not consider myself yet to have taken hold of it. But one thing I do: Forgetting what is behind and straining toward what is ahead, 14 I press on toward the goal to win the prize for which God has called me heavenward in Christ Jesus.
15 All of us, then, who are mature should take such a view of things. And if on some point you think differently, that too God will make clear to you. 16 Only let us live up to what we have already attained. - Philippians 3:12-16 (NIV)
Join Us Sunday at 9:30
I am here for you, my friends in Christ!
I get up, take a shower, and drink a cup of coffee. Then I go to the church office. Kneel before God and ask for God’s mercy and guidance for the day. It has been my holy habit to be alone, alone with God in the early morning. It is around 6-7 o’clock AM. My first day sitting in my office, I feel strongly blessed to have people I serve and the church I do ministry for. Nowadays, I am trying to remember the names of church family using the picture book provided by SPRC. Please forgive me if I address you incorrectly or mispronounce your name. I will do my best to remember you quickly.
My main focus as a pastor is on two things: visitation and preaching. The visitation to the church members is the main source of my preaching. I love spending time with people and listening to stories from people, because without the time spent together, relationships can be shallow. I eagerly want to meet you all and to share my stories and yours. Without knowing you, I cannot understand you. Without understanding you, I cannot love you deeply. Without loving the congregation, my ministry will not be effective and life-changing. “If I have not love, I am nothing.” (1 Cor.13:2)
Greet Our Guest Speakers
Sunday, July 23rd and July 30th
Pastor Seok-Hwan Hong will be going on a pilgrimage with his son, Jonathan, to Taize, France. He is traveling from July 21 - 31. In his absence, we are pleased to welcome Pastor Ruth Merriam and Lay Speaker, Bev Welsh, on Sunday July 23rd and Sunday July 30th, respectively. We thank them for their service.
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