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Rethink Church: Easter


New Sermon Series --

"Jesus' Final Words from the Cross"

This Lenten sermon series will focus on Christ's dying hours and his final words as seen and heard through the eyes and ears of those who stood near the cross.  Each week we'll focus on one of the characters at the cross, and reflect upon one of the seven final statements of Jesus as we seek to understand the meaning of Jesus' dying words for our lives today.

March 1              "Father, Forgive them"                                       Luke 23: 32-34

March 8             "My God, Why Have You Forsaken Me?"          Mark 15: 29 - 36

March 15           " I Thirst"                                                             John 19: 28 - 29

March 22            "Today, You Will Be with Me"                           Luke 23: 32, 30 -43



March 29             Palm Sunday/ Chancel Choir Easter Cantata - 10:00 am only

April 2                 Maundy Thursday Communion Service - 7:00 pm

April 3                 Good Friday Tenebrae Service - 7:00 pm

April 5                 Easter Sunday Celebration

Sunday Worship Schedule:

  8:08 a.m.      "Come As You Are"   Service

10:00 a.m.      "Traditional" service 

* Worship Services are broadcast on channel 25 every Tuesday evening at 8 p.m. and every Wednesday evening at 6 p.m.

Wednesday Night Gathering:

SPECIAL NOTICE:  Our Fellowship Hall is currently closed due to water damage after the recent winter storm, so our Wednesday night meals will not take place until further notice.  Check back weekly for the latest information.

Adult, youth and children's classes and choirs are still taking place!  We'd love for you to join us.

During the school year, we meet on Wednesday evenings at 5:30 p.m. in Fellowship Hall for dinner. College students, youth and children eat free!  Youth activities and children's activities begin at 6 p.m. on the top floor.  There are several adult bible studies to choose from.  Dr. Jay presents a Bible study in Fellowship Hall, while a ladies Bible study group meets in the Library.  The Nursery is also available on the second floor if needed.  All are welcome!



Lifetree Cafe:


LifetreeCafe_logo_4c_tagLifetree Cafe is a free hour of stories and conversation in a relaxed, coffeehouse setting.  It is a place and time for people to gather to explore life and faith.  Each week participants view original videos on a variety of topics and spend time discussing their thoughts and opinions on that week's topic.  Lifetree's motto is "You're welcome just as you are.  Your thoughts are welcome. Your doubts are welcome.  We're all in this together.  God is here, ready to connect with you in a fresh way."

It is not a Sunday school class and it is not a worship service.  Lifetree is a unique experience where people can grapple with real life issues. You do not have to be a member of State Street or any other church to participate in Lifetree.  Everyone is welcome here!


Lifetree Cafe is open on Sunday mornings from 9 - 10 am.  We hope to see you there.

Upcoming topics


               1 - Coming Together:  Finding Common Ground when it seems impossible

               8 - Zzzz: Practical help for getting a better night's sleep

             15 - Only One Way to God?

             22 - Be Happy

             29 - How to Be True to Your Faith (without being a jerk)

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