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  • Count Your Blessings

    February 2, 2021

    Count Your Blessings

    It is hard to believe that January is already gone and we are looking at the beginning of Lent. Ash Wednesday this year falls on February 17 and marks the beginning of this important season of the Christian year. A time of repentance and penitence, Lent leads us through 40 days of ...

  • Wind and Waves (Jesús Calma la Tormenta)

    January 25, 2021

    Wind and Waves (Jesús Calma la Tormenta)

    “As He got into the boat, His disciples followed him. Suddenly, a violent storm arose on the sea, so that the boat was being swamped by the waves—but Jesus kept sleeping. So the disciples came and woke Him up, saying, ‘Lord, save us! We’re going to die!’ He said to them, ‘Why ...

  • Hope for 2021

    January 12, 2021

    Hope for 2021

    As we begin 2021 it is good to be reminded that we serve a God of hope. A God who has good plans and designs for our lives. In Romans 12:12, we are invited to rejoice in hope, be patient in tribulations, be constant in prayer. To me, that spells out a ...

  • Thank You from Honduras

    December 14, 2020

    Thank You from Honduras

    Last month, some of our members with family in Honduras brought a crisis to our attention in the wake of damage from Hurricanes Eta and Iota. Their pastor, Francisco Ilias from Christian Vision Ministry Church, was cooking in his home and trying to feed people in the community. But as his own ...

  • Different But the Same

    December 8, 2020

    Different But the Same

    Christmas will be different this year. I am sure you have heard this many times by now. There will be no large gatherings, family reunions, parties or Christmas plays. There will not be the endless days of shopping in person in stores, community events commemorating the season, or Christmas parades. Many of ...

  • Health and Wellness Update

    December 7, 2020

    Health and Wellness Update

    The Health and Wellness Task Force met on Thursday, December 3 to review COVID-19 trends in our community. Based on the criteria established in our phased reopening plan (including current virus infection rates, the overall increase in COVID-related deaths statewide and nationally and the increased risk of transmission associated with holiday gatherings), ...

  • Missions Update: Cornerstone Foundation

    November 30, 2020

    Missions Update: Cornerstone Foundation

    This month we’re sharing an update on the Cornerstone Foundation in Honduras. Several Skyland members went on a mission trip there in 2001. At that time, they were still building the hospital, Loma de Luz, and had a small group of missionary families ministering to the community. They shared with us their ...

  • Ordinary People (Los Mas Sencillos)

    November 17, 2020

    Ordinary People (Los Mas Sencillos)

    One of the first lessons I learned when I became a Christian is that we are all responsible for sharing the good news of Jesus Christ. I had no idea how to do that until one day when God led me for the first time to lead someone to Jesus Christ. At ...

  • Register for Church Services

    October 26, 2020

    Register for Church Services

    We’re excited to reopen for in-person worship services beginning Nov. 1, 2020! We can host up to 50 people at a time and ask that you pre-register for each week’s service using the instructions below (note: registration is required EVERY Sunday). If you are in a high-risk group or experiencing a fever ...

  • Phase 3 Reopening Plan

    October 20, 2020

    Phase 3 Reopening Plan

    Our Health and Wellness Task Force has met and decided to enter Phase 3 of our reopening plan. A downward trend in new local cases, the availability of personal protective equipment, improving community conditions and other factors weighed into our decision. We have also been learning from the experience and procedures being ...

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