We are approaching Thanksgiving rapidly with Christmas within sight. For most of America that means a time of high stress, lots of family gatherings with lots of food, cards, shopping, gifts, etc. Churches and church members get caught in the same rush of activity with caroling, pageants, lunches, brunches, dinners and holiday festivities.
Frederick Buechner ends the Introduction to his book, Telling Secrets, with these lines, ‘It is important to tell at least from time to time the secret of who we truly and fully are…because otherwise we run the risk of losing track of who we truly and fully are and little by little come to accept instead the highly edited version which we put forth in hope that the world will find it more acceptable than the real thing...
Every Wednesday night, beginning September 18th, kids in pre-k through fifth grade are invited to come to the church from 7:00 – 8:00 pm.
This Fall we will be studying stories of Timothy, and engaging in various forms of meaningful service work.
With 71 participants, we had a lot to celebrate during out 2013 Banner Elk All-Church Mission trip!
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July 28-August 3, 2013.
Holston Presbytery Camp and Retreat Center is a place where people come to know Jesus, grow in their faith in Christ, and build Christian community. We are excited to be doing God’s work in the vicinity of Banner Elk, NC for the first time.
When I first arrived at MPC in January of 2008, it was my intention to stay for a couple years and then move back into the world of cross-cultural missions. It has been five years now, a reflection of my love and respect for you all, as well as a renewed faith, especially that God loves the world through His church.
I am very thankful for what God has done in our midst this year, and I am thankful for all of you who allowed yourselves to be His vehicles."
Read more in the 2012 Annual Report.
Media Presbyterian Church’s Alternative Giving Program leverages the impact of small financial donations to allow people to share the joy of making a difference in the lives of the less fortunate by meeting their practical and tangible needs. Since 2007, we have raised over $40,000 - primarily through donations of $5 - $50 from people of all ages.
Media Presbyterian Church
30 East Baltimore Avenue
Media, PA 19063