Pastor Scott Swix

A Message for You

September 6, 2012 // 0 Comments

Prayer is a Relationship by PASTOR SCOTT SWIX Hope Community Church “Oh, God, please HELP with ____.” (Fill in the blank here—job, wife, husband, health, school, kids, mortgage, loved one, fear of flying, etc.) That’s a very popular prayer indeed, and has been for thousands of years. It’s often combined with “if you do, I will ____.” (Fill in this blank too, [...]

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April 5, 2012 // 0 Comments

Loving Words by PASTOR SCOTT SWIX Hope Community Church A couple of years ago there was a wonderful animated movie called “Up” in which a house is carried away by thousands of helium balloons to take the old man and the young scout on an adventure. No one balloon could do it, but put enough together… and you could fly. The idea of each of those balloons helping [...]

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January 19, 2012 // 0 Comments

The End is Near! Or Isn’t! by PASTOR SCOTT SWIX Hope Community Church, Rockford The year 2012 is here! The world did not end in 2011 as some predicted. Though others are convinced the Mayan calendar, Nostradamus, Biblical prophecy and other signs assure us that this year is the last year. Well, perhaps. But I’d not bet on it. That’d be a silly bet anyway, wouldn’t [...]

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June 16, 2011 // 0 Comments

God of New Things by PASTOR SCOTT SWIX Hope Community Church, Rockford It’s spring going into summer, a season of beautiful colors and green growing things! Take a look around the Rockford area at all the new things springing up—trees and plants, fields of crops, new businesses downtown, and new graduates starting to think about college in the fall. New things. [...]

Dog Daze fundraiser coming to Hope Community Church

August 6, 2009 // 0 Comments

Bless your pet—literally. A Blessings of the Pets will be part of a day’s fundraising and fun at Hope Community Church to raise money for a new parking lot. On Saturday, September 13 from 1 to 4 p.m. stop by with your pet (leashed, socialble, up to date on shots and accompanied by an adult). Along with the Blessing of the Pets will be ear cleaning and nail [...]