Weekly Thought 11.25.19

Today is November 25th…only one month until Christmas!  This year, the holidays have both come too slowly and come up too quickly…it’s a paradox that I suspect many of you are experiencing with me and yet none of us can fully explain!  Of course the snow yesterday reinforced that the...

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Weekly Thought 11.18.19

It finally happened!  After waiting for over six months, the walls finally came down!  The lanes were finally open this past Friday!  Traffic is once again flowing freely, unhindered and no longer limited! If you’re not a frequent traveler of route 222 in Lancaster around the Ephrata exit, you have...

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Weekly Update 10.14.19

Yesterday after service we had a great discussion regarding the proposed staff position for next year.  There were some great comments and questions as we looked at the Leadership Team’s draft for a “Family Ministry Director.”  If you were there, I hope you are excited to see what God is...

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Weekly Update 9.30.19

We always joke that my kids will grow up always on edge because anything they say or do can and will be used against them in a sermon illustration!   Bailey is learning that lesson early, apparently.  After last week’s Weekly Update about her sleeping schedule, she decided to sleep through...

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Weekly Update 9.23.19

Like newborn babies, crave pure spiritual milk, so that by it you may grow up in your salvation, now that you have tasted that the Lord is good.—1 Peter 2:2-3   At almost five months old, our daughter is FINALLY down to one feeding a night.  Some nights, it’s at 12:45 am, other...

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Weekly Update 8.19.19

Every church I’ve ever been around has always had at least one peculiar “rule.”  Something that an outsider with no history at that church could not possibly understand.  The church Allison attended as a child still takes the cake for the most unique, however. There was an unwritten and unspoken...

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Weekly Update 8.5.19

It’s August so we are in full-out fall planning mode here around the church office.  I’m excited to share several new items coming up in the approaching months.  More details will come soon but for now, mark your calendars for all of these exciting things… In addition to all of...

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Weekly Update 7.29.19

For those of you who were able to worship with us yesterday, thank you!  Not just for being at church but for listening to my request to sign the blue attendance books.  While Lisa is on vacation this week and next, the responsibility falls to me to keep up with...

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Weekly Update 7.22.19

“I raise a hallelujah in the presence of my enemies” For several weeks now, I’ve been hearing the song “I Raise a Hallelujah” on the radio.  To say the least, I like the song.  Not only is it a catchy tune, it also has a great message.  It also fits...

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Weekly Update 7.15.19

It’s time to say “CHEESE!” We’re only in July but here in the church office we are already thinking about January and the updated church directory we are planning to release.  One thing I’ve noticed about our current picture directory is that there are several new faces I don’t see...

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