May 15, 2020

Riley’s story

“I’ve always wanted a deep relationship with God.”

That’s the desire of Riley Martens, one that’s probably shared by many Christians, along with that familiar gnawing feeling that God is distant, cold and hard to reach. Until a few months ago.

Riley says at that time he was tired of being complacent. Tired of going through the motions and praying to a God that felt a million miles away. And the stakes were high. There were people relying on him for spiritual guidance; his wife, one-year-old son, and the group of teenage boys that he mentored every week as a senior youth leader.

this sunday

This Sunday we finish off our Ready Or Not Series. We’ll see how external changes provide opportunities for internal changes, and we’ll see how the story of our transformation fits into God’s greater story of transforming and restoring His world.
There will be no “Continue the Conversation” Live on Facebook this Sunday

devotional

Reminders of God’s Presence. Have you ever experienced the presence of God? This week, I was reminded of God’s presence with me, not with lights and power, but with an unexplained gift. How has God reassured you that He is with you?

pay it forward may

Kindess is contagious. How kindness is shared may look different during this pandemic, however, sharing kindness is more important than ever. Let’s find ways to show kindness and Pay it Forward this month.

kids memory verse challenge

Hey Kids! Send us a video of yourself reciting the verse below from memory via DM on Instagram or Facebook, or email to colleen@winklermb.com to be entered to win a prize at the end of May. Winners will be announced June 1.

“Let us not become tired of doing good. At the right time we will gather a crop if we don’t give up.” Galatians 6:9, NIrV

students night live for grade 6

Your grade 6 child is invited to join us for Students Night Live on Wednesday, May 20 at 7:30 pm! Your child’s grade 6 small group leader will be on zoom that night as well to connect with the small group. More details regarding this evening will be coming to your inbox or you can email Natalie for the Zoom code.

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