Weekly Update 4.10.17

Busy…busy…busy!  If you had to describe your typical week in one word, most of us would use the word “busy.”  There always seems to be something that needs to be done!  The to-do list is never ending. It would seem the older we get, the more we have to do! ...

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Weekly Update 4.3.17

For it is by grace you have been saved—Ephesians 2:8  Yesterday we explored the parable of the Workers in the Vineyard and learned an important lesson about grace.    It is so easy for us today to forget about the amazing concept of grace.  We sing about grace almost every week…the...

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Weekly Update 3.27.17

How inspiring to hear Chuck’s words of encouragement yesterday!  We are all called to be partners in God’s work both in France, here in Lancaster County, and around the world. One of our mission fields, in the form of Upward Soccer, has started and God has brought over a hundred...

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Weekly Update 3.20.17

Happy first day of Spring!  It’s hard to believe we’ve seen practically no snow until Spring arrives and now our soccer fields are a muddy mess just in time to start using them!  Nevertheless, the show goes on!  Today officially kicks off the Upward Soccer Season and practices (indoor this...

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Weekly Update 3.13.17

God’s timing is not always our timing.  How many times do we find ourselves asking God “when?” and then sit around waiting for an answer.  If you’re like me, you like to know the details.  Who, what, where, when, and why are some of the most important questions that can...

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Weekly Update 3.6.17

Wow!  What a Sunday!  There was such a sense of love and fellowship yesterday as we launched into our new “Parables of Lent” series and celebrated Pastor Kimber’s birthday.  The lobby was so full after service with people connecting and celebrating I could hardly get through to the cake (and...

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Weekly Update 2.27.17

James 1:22-24— Do not merely listen to the word, and so deceive yourselves. Do what it says. 23 Anyone who listens to the word but does not do what it says is like someone who looks at his face in a mirror 24 and, after looking at himself, goes away and immediately forgets what he...

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Weekly Update 2.20.17

What a wonderful weekend of weather, worship, and fellowship!  I hope you were able to enjoy some time outside this weekend in this amazing spring-like weather!  I also hope you were able to connect with our church family yesterday and were challenged in how we approach our outreach.  The apostle...

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Weekly Update 2.13.17

I feel like over the past week we have experienced almost a year’s worth of weather patterns!  It’s hard to believe that the middle of last week was almost in the 60s and then snow swooped in and blanketed everything in white.  Now yesterday, we had rain followed by enough...

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Weekly Update 2.6.17

A huge shout out and thank you to everyone who came out Saturday morning to help with the first Upward Evaluation Day for this season.  Not only was there plenty of help to make the workload light, but there was also a great sense of fellowship as we all were...

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