AUGUST 2020

YOU CAN MAKE A DIFFERENCE
BY PASTOR KENT LANDHUIS

This morning I remembered the story of Esther. An ordinary young woman who became a queen and found herself in the middle of a crisis. Faced with an extraordinary challenge, would she act boldly or remain silent? Her uncle Mordecai asked this pivotal question… READ MORE

HONORING THE ELDERLY
BY GARY SAGER

My father had a few rough edges, but one positive thing that he passed on to me was a deep respect, maybe even admiration for the elderly. I remember traveling to exotic places like Holland Michigan, the Ice Follies in Chicago, or the Amana Colonies on my uncle’s charter tours.  Every now and then I would experience the feeling of a hand slapping the back of my head… READ MORE

NOAH’S ARK AUGUST UPDATE
BY KRIS CROWTHER

July Summer School was a great success!  We had 16 students attend for three weeks.  Using the new recommendations and guidelines given to us by the CDC and DHS, the classroom management went well. The kids had a blast and I know the teachers really enjoyed getting back to school and seeing all of those beautiful faces ready to learn… READ MORE

CONNECTION VS. CONTROL
BY LINDSEY UNGS

In college, I didn’t talk to my roommate and best friend for a month because I didn’t like who she was dating. I thought he wasn’t mature enough for her. When I use passive-aggressive behavior, it’s because I think my actions are right and yours are wrong. I use it as a means of grasping (perceived) control. READ MORE

Babylonian Captivity
BY Leah Carolan

If you’ve read the prophet Jeremiah, you’ve grieved along with him in warning God’s people about the coming captivity. God warned them again and again and again. And they choose to ignore Him again… and again… again.  It’s heartbreaking.  As I read along, I am angered and bewildered… READ MORE

ANNOUNCEMENTS

Children’s Ministry Job Openings

We have created four part time positions to cover the needs of our children’s ministry.  Family Activities Coordinator and Children’s Worship Coordinator are still open.  If you sense a call to either of these ministries, you are encouraged to apply.

Worship Tech Team Training

With the installation of the new sound and video system comes a bigger demand for Worship Tech Team volunteers.  Do you have an ear for music? Do you like all things computer? Would you describe yourself as the family tech-guru? Do you have a heart for volunteering? READ MORE

“ALEXA, PLAY CEDAR HILLS…”
CEDAR HILLS MEDIA

Now on Tunein! Try it – ask Alexa, “Alexa, play Cedar Hills Community Church podcast.” We’ve created quite the archive the extends back almost five years of audio. If you are a podcast listener, you’ll find Cedar Hills on most of the major podcast players: iTunes, Spotify, Google Podcasts READ MORE

UPDATE YOUR APP
CEDAR HILLS MEDIA

Our Cedar Hills App just went through a major revision as requirements for apps have changed in the last year.