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  • September 19 Huddle Guide Sunday, September 19, 2021
    Destroying Intimacy Use this Huddle Guide to have deeper conversations with your family, friends, or small group around the message from worship on Sunday. Each Huddle Guide has suggested scr...
  • Week 3 | Unshallow Conversation Starters Thursday, September 16, 2021
    How to use this… Read through these Unshallow Conversation Starters around the dinner table or any designated meeting time with family and friends. It’s simple! Ask a question to star...
  • September 12 Huddle Guide Sunday, September 12, 2021
    Developing Intimacy Use this Huddle Guide to have deeper conversations with your family, friends, or small group around the message from worship on Sunday. Each Huddle Guide has suggested scr...
  • Week 2 | Unshallow Conversation Starters Thursday, September 9, 2021
    How to use this… Read through these Unshallow Conversation Starters around the dinner table or any designated meeting time with family and friends. It’s simple! Ask a question to star...
  • September 5 Huddle Guide Sunday, September 5, 2021
    Why Vulnerability? Use this Huddle Guide to have deeper conversations with your family, friends, or small group around the message from worship on Sunday. Each Huddle Guide has suggested scri...
  • Hurricane Ida Relief Thursday, September 2, 2021
    Friends in Christ, I hope that you and all your friends and family on the Gulf Coast were safe and secure as Hurricane Ida passed through, leaving destructive flooding and wind damage in its wake....
  • Week 1 | Unshallow Conversation Starters Thursday, September 2, 2021
    How to use this… Read through these Unshallow Conversation Starters around the dinner table or any designated meeting time with family and friends. It’s simple! Ask a question to star...
  • Try Vulnerability Wednesday, September 1, 2021
    Alyssa Robinson shares why she struggles with vulnerability. I don’t understand vulnerability. There. I said it. I’ve seen all of Brene Brown’s Netflix specials, watched a few...
  • Jesus as Lord Monday, August 30, 2021
    Rev. Karen Chraska shares what it means to her when she says, "Jesus is Lord." In G.F. Handel’s oratorio “Messiah” my favorite and the most thrilling part from the ...
  • August 29 Huddle Guide Sunday, August 29, 2021
    Jesus as Lord Use this Huddle Guide to have deeper conversations with your family, friends, or small group around the message from worship on Sunday. Each Huddle Guide has suggested scripture...
  • Jesus as Prophet Sunday, August 22, 2021
    Rev. Bill Mauldin shares why he loves exploring who Jesus was as a prophet: I have always liked a little bit of danger; I think it adds a little spice to life. As a teen I really enjoyed...
  • August 22 Huddle Guide Sunday, August 22, 2021
    Jesus as Prophet Use this Huddle Guide to have deeper conversations with your family, friends, or small group around the message from worship on Sunday. Each Huddle Guide has suggested script...
  • Jesus as Teacher Monday, August 16, 2021
    Rev. Doug Meyer shares the qualities of a good teacher and how Jesus exemplified the role of teacher. For me there are few things more fun than a class with an animated engaging teacher: one w...
  • August 15 Huddle Guide Sunday, August 15, 2021
    Jesus as Teacher Use this Huddle Guide to have deeper conversations with your family, friends, or small group around the message from worship on Sunday. Each Huddle Guide has suggested script...
  • Jesus as Friend Monday, August 9, 2021
    Rev. Daniel Humbert  shares his understanding of who Jesus is as a man, focusing on his role as a friend: I have been tremendously fortunate to have had many close friends throughout ...

Everyone Needs Joy!

Tony Campolo is an American sociologist, pastor, author, public speaker and former spiritual advisor to U.S. President Bill Clinton. In the below video, he shares an interesting story from a time when he was in Honolulu and somehow found himself throwing a birthday party for prostitutes. Everyone deserves a celebration in the church of Jesus Christ! Thoughts to Consider What evidence of God’s transformation in your life (perhaps through practicing spiritual... Read More
at Wednesday, March 28, 2018

Rejoice!

"I have told you this so that my joy may be in you and that your joy may be complete."  (John 15:11). "Rejoice in the Lord always. I will say it again: Rejoice!"  (Philippians 4:4) "Clap your hands, all you nations; shout to God with cries of joy." (Psalm 47:1) "Let us rejoice and be glad and give him the glory! For the wedding of the Lamb has come, and his bride has made herself ready."  (Revelation 19:7) "A... Read More
at Monday, March 26, 2018

Teenagers, Depression, & Addiction

A note from  Rev. Doug Meyer   Adolescence is a time of change for teens. As their bodies, home lives, and even brain chemistries change, teens may have a hard time coping. Parental guidance is crucial during this period. Without it, a common case of the adolescent “blues” can develop into teen depression and possible substance abuse. Many teens turn to alcohol or drugs to self-medicate for depression. Teens suffering from depression often appear sad or... Read More
Posted by Alyssa Robinson

The House of Healing

Chris Martin and his son Henry are two of the newest members of Trietsch. Chris has an amazing story of healing from cancer, finding connection to the church, and hearing the voice of God during his recovery. Please join us in welcoming him to the church by reading his story and giving him support and encouragement. From Lord of the Rings: The Return of the Kin g , Chapter 8 (J.R.R. Tolkien) "Here is a grievous hurt and a heavy blow. Alas! For she was pitted against a foe... Read More
at Tuesday, March 20, 2018

Fear of Missing Out

Rev. Clay Horton shares his views on fighting for justice and how it's connected to fasting. See: Do you have FOMO? It's the “Fear of Missing Out.” I know I sure do. I don't want to miss out on those important or memorable things in life. When I was younger, FOMO meant that I'd stay up late with friends to ensure I didn't miss out on great late-night conversations. Now that I'm older, I have FOMO when I think about time with... Read More
at Thursday, March 8, 2018

Volunteer Spotlight: Nancy Johnson

Nancy and Art Johnson first visited Trietsch on Christmas Eve in 1997. Both having been "privileged to grow up in faith-filled homes" as Nancy lovingly says, they were excited to find a church home at Trietsch.  They have three children and two grandsons and have enjoyed being involved since joining 20 years ago in January. Nancy refers to herself as a "Professional Volunteer," having not worked outside the home, but being very active in their previous church... Read More
at Wednesday, March 7, 2018

What to Expect When Fasting

What can you expect to experience during a fast? Hunger... your physical body needs food and is trained to expect food. You will probably experience both a physical and psychological craving for food (or for the food groups you are fasting from). Here are some ways to turn your physical hunger into spiritual growth: Turn hunger and craving into prayer. "God, as my body craves food, I crave Your presence." Meanwhile his disciples urged him, "Rabbi, eat... Read More
at Wednesday, March 7, 2018

Pray With Your Kids

Our focus this week has been Lectio Divina. Did you know you can also do this spiritual practice with your kids? It might be a little different than if you were trying it by yourself (possibly more entertaining). Rev. Clay Horton and his wife Errinne led their kids Coleson and Brenna through Lectio Divina. Watch his intro video and try it with your kids or grandkids. He even included the full video of their time together and what scripure they read. Click here for a more... Read More
Posted by Alyssa Robinson at Thursday, March 1, 2018

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