Maranatha - Join The Journey

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September 11, 2022

 We Are Kicking off a New Year New beginnings are very exciting—whether a new birth, a new friendship, a new opportunity, or a new adventure.  I am feeling that excitement today as we start a new church year...

June 26, 2022

Welcoming New Members Thirty-two people who recently took Maranatha’s membership class are taking a step in their faith journey today.  Some are joining Maranatha from previous church homes.  Some have been part of our...

June 19, 2022

What I Am Learning from the Older Generation Faith is like fine wine.  It matures with age.  Children, youth, and middle-aged adults each contribute something vital to the church’s life.  What the older generation brings can...

June 12, 2022

Coming Apart to Come Together Jesus often gathered alone with his disciples.  On one occasion, during a particularly strenuous period of ministry, He said to His disciples, “Come…apart into a desert place, and rest a...

June 5, 2022

Come Wind, Come Fire   This Sunday we celebrate Pentecost.  We are recalling the momentous event which Luke describes in these words: Suddenly a sound like the blowing of a violent wind came from heaven and filled the whole house...

May 29, 2022

The Long Walk in the Middle of Life Our current sermon series, From Generation to Generation, is a celebration of our intergenerational character as a church.  We want to be a community in which the generations connect, contribute and thrive...

May 22, 2022

Our Young Adults The more I get to know our young adults, the more I appreciate them.  I am increasingly impressed with the energy, freshness, and creativity they bring to the church.  I am also coming to understand the unique...

May 15, 2022

Maranatha’s Kids Kids can be cute and entertaining.  They can also be challenging and draining.  But whatever else they are, the Bible tells us they are a blessing from the Lord.  God loves them and has a plan for them. ...

May 8, 2022

Moving on Membership During COVID a lot of things got put on hold.  Among those things was Maranatha’s membership class.  That means that, for years we were not welcoming new members to the church or witnessing Professions of...

May 1, 2022

Facing our Future This is a critical time in the life of our church.  We will be joined this weekend by Pastor Mike Nanninga and his wife Loretta. We must decide whether we believe God is calling Mike to be our Pastor of Discipleship. If we...

April 24, 2022

From Generation to Generation At Maranatha, we are totally committed to being an intergenerational church. Our vision document, Join the Journey, states: We will be a church where all generations joyfully worship, grow, and work together in...

April 17, 2022

It’s Easter, Yay! I hope you are feeling joy this Easter season.  We serve a joy-filled God who wants His children to be joyful, and Easter gives us the greatest reason for joy.  On Easter Jesus rose from the dead.  He...