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SI Smart Energy Workshop

Join us on Saturday, March 7, 2020 at 3 pm for the SI Smart Energy Workshop. Are you interested in saving money on energy bills & reducing your environmental impact? Join us to learn more about your Smart Energy options. We’ll help clear the confusion around peak time rebates, hourly pricing, smart meters, electrical grid…

February 16, 2020 – The Sixth Sunday After Epiphany – Inside Out

Mark 7:1-23 What defiles one comes from within           There’s a lot going on here, and we need to be careful not to make this about all the ways that the Jews are unfaithful. As so often happens, people in the crowd are looking to defame the followers of Christ, and therefore Christ. They want to know why the disciples don’t wash…

Next! From Long Range

We’ve spent the past month working on our strengths, listing them, thinking about them, and sharing them. This next bit, we’re going to think about what needs work, what we don’t do so well, or maybe what we don’t do at all. Hear what you think our strengths are, as you think about what we can do better.

LEAF Comes to Worship

LEAF shared what they do in worship with us today. LEAF, Little Egypt Alliance of Farmers, was founded in 2016 by seven Southern Illinois farmers, to support small sustainable farms. Our goals are two fold: to make ordering local food easier for busy customers;and to support small farmers by providing an online marketplace to sell their goods. Our…

February 9, 2020 – The Fifth Sunday After Epiphany – Unprepared

Mark 6:1-29 Jesus rejected at Nazareth; sending of the Twelve; death of John the Baptist. Jesus is the only one who knows what’s going on in this passage. It’s a long chunk of text, and not quite chronological, but Jesus is the only one who seems to have a grip on what’s going on.                     In the synagogue on the Sabbath, in…

February 2, 2020 – The Fourth Sunday After Epiphany – Interrupted

Mark 5:21-43                                               Jesus heals Jairus’ daughter and the woman with the flow of blood.           Again Jesus crosses over to the other side. Getting out, a crowd is gathered waiting to see Jesus. A leader of the synagogue comes to see Jesus, with a daughter who is close to death. Jesus goes with Jairus.                     And on the way something happens. The…