Worship

Through worship we praise and glorify the triune God.  In worship God’s people acknowledge God’s active presence in the world and in our lives.  As we respond to God’s claim upon our lives through the redemptive action in Jesus Christ, believers are transformed and renewed.  In worship we offer ourselves to God and are equipped for God’s service in the world.
Our service includes elements of both traditional and contemporary worship, with particular attention given to including both styles of music.  Communion is generally celebrated on the first Sunday of the month.  Special services include evening worship on Ash Wednesday and Maundy Thursday.
Our usual schedule is:29546776871_cfc0e45fc1_o
September – May
 9:30 am Worship in the Sanctuary
 A time for fellowship following the service
 10:30 am Education Hour for all ages
June – August
 8:30 am Outdoor Worship
 9:30 am Worship inside (more traditional in style)

Please check our Calendar to confirm worship times!

Stained Glass in the Sanctuary: an Explanation

Church Window Picture“I am the light of the world, those who follow me shall not walk in darkness.”

The multifaceted radiance of light shining through stained glass reminds us of the light of Christ.

Our stained glass window in the front of the sanctuary evokes the Holy Trinity. Just as God is Three-in-One, three panels make the one window.

Notice the vine running through all the panels, reminding us of Christ’s words: “I am the vine, you are the branches”

The thistle flower on the vine is a sign of our reformed heritage in the Scottish Reformation.

The center panel symbolizes God our Father and Creator, power flowing from God’s hand.

The days of creation are reflected in the ray of light, the fish, birds, and human being.

The crown at the top of the window displays God’s sovereignty.

The left panel depicts God the Son, our Savior and Redeemer.

The cross of Christ is fixed within this panel, but not confined.

The window takes us back to the passion of our Lord on Cavalry’s hill with the crosses of the two thieves, the four nails and spear point, the whip, sponge, and crown of thorns.

The right panel represents the descent of the Holy Spirit at Pentecost.

We can see the twelve tongues of fire, which rested upon the twelve apostles, and the water of baptism.

The wheat and the grapes on the windows on both sides of the sanctuary and in the transept and chapel call to mind the bread and cup of communion, Christ’s body and blood.