Savor the Ordinary Moments

October 5, 2020 By: Beth Bramstedt

“She recognized him...” Luke 2:38 In Luke 2 we read of Anna, once a young widow who had devoted her entire life to God. For more than 80 years she served faithfully at the temple, in fasting and prayer, anxiously awaiting the arrival of the Messiah. She desperately longed to meet the Savior of her people, the

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Letter from Pastor Phil

May 28, 2020 By: Phil Schaefer

Dear Christian Fellowship Family, As we cautiously re-open our church building in June, we want to keep a certain kind of spirit in our thinking – The spirit of being respectful of different levels of risk tolerance among our members. The key word here is respect. We have consulted with doctors and scien

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Light in the Darkness

March 31, 2020 By: Beth Bramstedt

“I am the resurrection and the life. Anyone who believes in me will never die.” John 11:25 There is something ominous about darkness – the shadows, the temptations, the grief. Darkness is the place of secrets and the breeding ground for fear. It heightens our senses and magnifies our emotions. Yet darkness i

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Christian Fellowship’s Weekly Update

March 10, 2020 By: Christian Fellowship

Last updated 09/16/2020 Christian Fellowship family, ​As Pastor Phil shared on Sunday, we are planning to relaunch our 11 am service in October, and we don’t want to do it without you! It’s no secret that CF wouldn’t be what it is without our many volunteers, especially those who have served faithfully t

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A Simple Guide to Enjoying the Old Testament

May 24, 2019 By: Phil Schaefer

Many of us have an aversion to reading the Old Testament. It is cumbersome, complex, and oftentimes confusing. We naturally ask ourselves, “What am I supposed to get out of this?” So to make our task a little easier I have outlined a few basic steps to help us appreciate the Old Testament more, and to motivate us

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Black History Month

February 21, 2019 By: Phil Schaefer

I am in the middle of reading a book by Martin Luther King Jr. titled, Where Do We Go From Here: Chaos or Community? It was written 51 years ago in 1967, a year before Dr. King was assassinated. In it, he wrestles with and articulates a way forward for our nation: the black community and the white community. I find i

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African Christian Fellowship Conference Recap

June 22, 2017 By: Emily Jennings

The African Christian Fellowship Conference was a great experience for all involved! It was truly a blessing to be able to serve our African brothers and sisters in this way. Pastor Nene and Pastor Jean Claude were very blessed by everyone who helped serve. The African groups that attended really seemed to enjoy th

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Happy M-others Day!

May 12, 2017 By: Kaylyn Briscoe

This Mother’s Day I want to write to those who are mothers from the perspective of heaven. This is a day that is celebratory for many but a sad reminder for others. This is for the others. By others, I am mean those who have dreamed of being a mother, but the first letter, “m,” was never added to them –

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Meet Sarah Boyce

May 11, 2017 By: Elizabeth Stott

We are excited to welcome our new Receptionist - Sarah Boyce! We have asked her a few questions so that we can all get to know Sarah - the one who is behind the lovely voice that you now hear when you call CF. A Little About Sarah: Tell us a little about your family. I am married to Kenny.  We met at the

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Guests Are Coming!

April 11, 2017 By: Debbie Koske

Every Easter, we expect an extra large crowd and many first time guests! If you are part of the CF family, let's make an extra effort to be a good host or hostess! Here are some things you can do to make our guests feel welcomed and special: Carpool - Bringing only one car per household will open up park

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