This is my search section here

U Matters

U Matters - 14 Feb 2019

Posted by Pastor Michele on

Valentine greetings were popular as far back as the Middle Ages, and written Valentine’s cards became popular in the 1400’s. Today, it is estimated that 145 million Valentine’s Day cards are sent each year, which makes it the second largest card-sending holiday of the year...

Continue reading…

Tags: u matters

U Matters - 7 Feb 2019

Posted by Pastor Michele on

Sunday we talked about love, and as we welcome in the Year of the Pig and Valentines Day is around the corner, love is in the air.  The Apostle Paul wrote words on love, and although these words are often spoken at weddings, the message of love is for the church. May we remember that we...

Continue reading…

Tags: u matters

U Matters - 31 Jan 2019

Posted by Pastor Michele on

Families can be messy, but we know that Jesus was born in the mess of the manger and He meets us in the mess of our lives. Eugene Peterson writes, “When we sin and mess up our lives, we find that God doesn’t go off and leave us –he enters into our trouble and saves...

Continue reading…

Tags: u matters

U Matters - 24 Jan 2019

Posted by Pastor Michele on

The Psalmist writes, “I call on you, my God, for you will answer me; turn your ear to me and hear my prayer.” Psalm 17:6 God answers prayer. This week I heard a story of a student who lost a hoodie (a Christmas gift) the first two days back at school. In speaking with...

Continue reading…

Tags: u matters

U Matters - 17 Jan 2019

Posted by Pastor Michele on

This past weekend many of the Deacons, Committee of Management (COM) and staff met for a half day retreat with an outside speaker. It was good to be together, we studied the book of Ephesians highlighting the Marks of a Healthy Church. The speaker had prepared to speak at length on the book...

Continue reading…

Tags: u matters

U Matters - 10 Jan 2019

Posted by Pastor Michele on

This was the first full week of 2019, and Sunlight Tower was abuzz as many of our ministries relaunched. Lunch time Tuesday we hosted the first worked place Alpha at Union and Wednesday night Recharge offered four different classes. Young Adults are studying the book of John, there's a new...

Continue reading…

Tags: u matters

U Matters - 3 Jan 2019

Posted by Pastor Michele on

After almost twelve years of ministry at Union Church, last Sunday was Pastor Greg’s last Sunday at Union. On behalf of the staff and leaders, we wish him and his family all the best in the new year. Additionally, as this is the first U-Matters of 2019, we would like to wish the...

Continue reading…

Tags: u matters

U Matters - 27 Dec 2018

Posted by Greg Anderson on

Dear All, My final sermon at Union will be based on the same Scripture as my first, Philippians 1:6; “I am confident of this, that the one who began a good work in you will bring it to completion in the day of Jesus Christ.” In 2019, you will celebrate the 175th anniversary of...

Continue reading…

Tags: u matters

U Matters - 20 Dec 2018

Posted by Greg Anderson on

“God is guiding you, like it or not.” I received that message from a friend this week and I have been pondering it ever since. Shortly, I will leave this wonderful church and its even more wonderful people. Like Paul in Acts 20:22, “And now, as a captive to the Spirit, I am on...

Continue reading…

Tags: u matters

U Matters - 13 Dec 2018

Posted by Greg Anderson on

It is difficult to write about joy as I am grieving my impending leavingof this great church. Who was it that said “partings are such sweetsorrow”? When we turn from Shakespeare to Scripture, Paul sharedsome insights on joy and parting that are recorded in Acts 20. Can’twait to...

Continue reading…

Tags: u matters

12345678910 ... 2930