Good afternoon church family! Every meeting of our Church's elders begins and ends with prayer. We also have a devotional time to refocus on our Lord Jesus Christ with the intention of keeping him at the center of all we do. This past Tuesday, I invited our elders to read the following scripture and listen for God's voice speaking to them. I invite you to join our elders in listening for the voice of God as God declares how precious and valuable you are to him!
Warmly in Christ,
READ: Zephaniah 3:14-18 English Standard Version (ESV) 14 Sing aloud, O daughter of Zion; shout, O Israel! Rejoice and exult with all your heart, O daughter of Jerusalem! 15 The Lord has taken away t
First, I’d like to thank you all for your prayers and encouragement this past week for my surgery. It was scary and painful, but I’m definitely on the mend, and already breathing better. God is faithful, and has blessed me in so many ways through you, and I’m hoping that this will really be the beginning of a new day for me!
As we approach Mother’s Day, it’s also very important that I tell you about my mom, and how she’s been for me in all of this. When I first found out I’d needed surgery, I planned to handle everything alone. I didn’t want to burden anyone, and figured I could handle caring for myself, and any issues that arose. My mom, however, first requested, then insis
It’s Friday! The weekend is almost here. Think of all of the things on your “to-do” list that you’ve accomplished this week at work, and at home. Now think of all the things you didn’t have time to do that will be pushed into next week’s agenda. We live in the year 2019 in a first world country where technology has accelerated the pace of our daily lives to the point where some days, we are booked from the time we rise in the morning to the time we sleep at night. It is any wonder we are becoming a nation of people who are increasingly stressed, anxious, and fearful. Last weekend I had the opportunity to help lead our Confirmation Students on a retreat up in the Poconos. On Saturday, we went