First Mennonite Church of Morton

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  • Aug10Wed

    A Season of Preparing

    August 10, 2016
    Filed Under:
    Worship, Leadership, Parenting

    Nearly every part of life within our family includes ‘preparing’ right now.  (Not to be with 'prepping' which means to stockpile water bottles, rice and firewood for some post-apocalyptic world).  We are preparing to send our older children back to school by purchasing supplies and meeting with their teachers.  We are...

  • Mar2Wed

    Deeper Church

    March 2, 2016
    Filed Under:
    Worship, Faith, Commune Together
    This is a transition week between the conclusion on our series on the life of Peter [ Peter in Progress ] and our next series [ The Communion of Saints ] through Paul’s first epistle to the Corinthian church.  I believe the Lord’s goal for this next series is to lead us into deeper forms of commitment with one another. 

    The...
  • Jan20Wed

    Overcoming Fear

    January 20, 2016
    Filed Under:
    Worship, Faith
    Fear is a common theme throughout Scripture.  Why shouldn’t it be?  Fear appears to be a common theme in life!  Whether it’s the fear between people, fear in difficult circumstances, fear of spiritual elements, fear of the natural world or a reverent fear of God, anyone of us might be able to identify a specific moment...
  • Nov25Wed

    Worship Music

    November 25, 2015
    Filed Under:
    Worship
    What role does music play in your daily life?  If you are like the majority of Americans, you would say that music is very important.  Perhaps you listen to music at home, at work or while driving.  Perhaps you find yourself whistling, taping your foot or humming even when the world around you is silent.  Perhaps you use...
  • Oct21Wed

    Simple Traditions

    October 21, 2015
    Filed Under:
    Worship, Faith, Commune Together
    In a few weeks, our family will be placing five candles (three purple, one pink and one white) in the center of our dining room table.  Our children love to remember the hope, love, joy and peace of Jesus as they take turns lighting and blowing out the various candles during the 4-week season of advent.  When we participate in this...