Weekly Update 7.9.18

This weekend (Friday through Monday), pastors and church members from all over the United States will be gathering at Messiah College for the bi-annual Brethren in Christ General Assembly.  Every two years, we gather as a larger church body to worship, reflect, and discuss what it means to live for...

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Weekly Update 7.2.18

It’s hard to believe we find ourselves a full month into summer and a full month into our study through the book of Colossians!  I hope you’ve been able to follow along with us as we’ve gone verse by verse through Paul’s in depth look at what it means to...

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Weekly Update 6.25.18

It’s June 25th!  Six more months and it will be Christmas! (Feel free to roll your eyes at me here).  This morning I looked at the clock in our bathroom, which also displays the date, and was reminded of how quickly this year is going.  It feels like we just...

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Weekly Update 6.18.18

There are moments that make us pause and reflect.  Yesterday, for example, was Father’s Day and many of us took time to think about our dads and father-figures and their impact on our lives.  As we find ourselves square in the middle of June, we as a church have the...

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Weekly Update 6.11.18

After yesterday’s sermon on being rescued, I’ve been thinking about some recent and some not-so-recent movies that deal with being rescued.  Do you know the one thing they all have in common?  Every one of them, from the 1990 Disney classic “Rescuers Down Under” to the latest Liam Neeson “Taken”...

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Weekly Update 6.4.18

Happy Monday everyone!  All over Facebook this morning, I see parents, teachers, and students alike celebrating today as the last Monday of the school year.  As I am not a school teacher, student, or parent of a school-aged child, I reluctantly miss out on this celebratory day.  As like many...

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Weekly Update 5.14.18

This past Thursday was Ascension Day—40 days after Easter Sunday when Jesus ascended before the disciples’ eyes into heaven.  It was the last time they saw Him here on earth and yet it was just the beginning of their journeys with Him as they each went out into the world...

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Weekly Update 5.7.18

All of you is more than enough for all of me For every thirst and every need You satisfy me with Your love And all I have in You is more than enough ~Enough by Chris Tomlin   We hear these words on the radio, we sing them in our...

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Weekly Update 4.30.18

This past week, I’ve been reminded of how short life can be.  Allison’s great-great aunt passed away on Wednesday and on Sunday morning my grandmother passed away.  Both of these women were very influential in each of our lives and it’s hard to say goodbye.  It’s amazing how long some...

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Weekly Update 4.23.18

I’d like to extend a HUGE thank you to everyone who has contributed to the Upward Soccer Season so far.  We are officially half way through the games for the season and thanks to all of your hard work and generous donations, things are going amazingly well!  We’ve had great...

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