Our worship focuses on the challenges of contemporary life as we seek to know and follow God. Shaped by worship, we seek to share God’s grace through education, fellowship, music, and inclusive outreach ministries to those in physical and spiritual need. Beneath our similarities, Idlewild members express and respect a diversity of approaches to belief. Most are seekers, confident in our beliefs but open to new revelations and deeper levels of spirituality.
The sermons honor the best of Biblical scholarship along with the compassion of Jesus and in prayer and sacrament, we find the Risen Christ present.
Music at Idlewild is a vehicle for prayer. Music’s primary expression is the participation of all who are gathered for worship. The congregation’s song is supported and embellished by organ, choir, handbells, and other musical instruments.
By following along in the worship bulletin, the first-time worshipper can easily navigate the service. On a second visit, you’ll know exactly what to do. If you want to learn more about what to expect on Sunday, click here.
Sanctuary flowers are given in honor, celebration, or in appreciation of those we love. We appreciate your generosity in providing flowers to adorn our sanctuary for Sunday services. Click here to register your dedication on Realm. You will see $250 is the base amount. If you would like larger arrangements or have specific flower requests, you are able to pay more in increments of $50.
The flower ministry makes sure there are beautiful flowers in the Sanctuary each Sunday. On Monday the large arrangements are made into small bouquets and delivered to hospital patients and shut-ins.