From The Pastor "The Gourmet God" Is there any more delightful moment than when two people enjoying a lovely candlelit dinner lift their glasses and bring them together in a "clink?"Believe it or not, there are some Bible verses that sound as if we are toasting God.In Revelation 1:5, John writes, "To Him who loves us and freed us from our sins by his blood."You might w...Keep Reading
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Youth Mission Trip 2023!! New Orleans! The first day of the Youth Mission Trip began with a bang, while we had a couple issues we persevered and remained positive. Leaving the church at 4:00 this morning to start the day, on our way to the Baltimore airport our first turmoil came with the Conowingo Dam not working and a detour being taken. Finally reaching the airport we discovered the news that the plane was delayed forty-five minutes, leaving us to discover and explore the airport. After the wait we finally and safely boarded the plane, flying out and reaching New Orleans with a congratulations from the Southwest crew on our mission courtesy of Alexa Musser chatting with the attendant....
“We Are Gathered By God” There is a woman who is sitting home alone reading her Bible. There is another woman who is at the church sitting around a table surrounded by styrofoam cups, as she serves on a committee trying to plan next summer’s Vacation Bible School and mission experience for the children. The question I want to ask you is, “Which of these two women is more deeply involved in the kingdom of God?” ...
Upcoming Events Friday, November 30 through Friday, December 7, 2018 Sunday, December 2, 2018 - Hanging of the Greens Worship Services/Church Sanctuary Nursery is available during the worship service. There will be no Kids Own Worship today. Scripture Readings: Isaiah 25:6-9 Sermon: "Christmas in Every Sense #1 - "Taste" Pastor: Rev. John Hartman Sunday, December...Keep Reading
From the Pastor Thanksgiving has a long history of celebration in the United States.Starting with the Pilgrims in Plymouth,Massachusettsin 1622, to George Washington declaring a day of Thanksgiving to God for the blessings of becoming a new nation, and finally, having Abraham Lincoln pronounce it as an official national holiday in 1863.I have always treasured this time of...Keep Reading
Upcoming Events Friday, November 16 through Friday, November 23, 2018 Friday, November 16 - 6:30 - Men's Banquet - Family Life Center/Multi Purpose Room - Rescheduled Don't forget -- tonight is the annual Men's Banquet, which was rescheduled due to inclement weather. Come enjoy a turkey dinner and program by Pastor John Hartman. Tickets are required. Saturday, No...Keep Reading
Due to the inclement weather, the Men's Banquet scheduled for this evening has been postponed until tomorrow evening, Friday, November 16 at 6:30 P.M. We are sorry for any inconvenience, however, feel that the safety of our guests and volunteers is our first priority. If you have any additional questions, please contact the church office at 717-548-2763....Keep Reading
From The Pastor John Ortberg has a sermon entitled "It All Goes Back in the Box."He talks about playing his grandmother in Monopoly as a boy.Grandma was ruthless.They used to play marathon games that went on for hours.Each was determined to win the battle of wits between two cutthroat Monopoly moguls.As property changed hands, the one with the upper hand would gloat.O...Keep Reading
Upcoming Events Friday, November 9 through Friday, November 16, 2018 Friday, November 9 - 6:30 P.M. - Veteran's Banquet - Family Life Center/Multi Purpose Room All veterans and their guest are invited to attend a dinner in their honor. For reservations call 717-786-8060.Wreaths Across America and Toys for Tots will also have tables available for anyone wishing to ma...Keep Reading
Upcoming Events Friday, November 4 through Friday, November 9, 2018 Sunday, November 4 - 8:00 and 10:30 A.M. Worship Services - Church Sanctuary Nursery is available during the worship service. There will be Kids Own Worship during the 10:30 A.M. worship service. Scripture Readings: Romans 12:1-2 and Matthew 6:19-24 Sermon: "The Sermon On The Amount" Pastor: Rev. J...Keep Reading
From the Pastor Not too long ago, I watched the 1993 movie,"Cool Runnings"withsome of the young adults from our church.The movie isabout the first Jamaican bobsled team to go to the Olympics held in Calgary back in 1988.The late John Candy plays Irving Blitzer, a former American gold medalist in the bobsled who agrees to coach the team, and the Jamaicans on the team come...Keep Reading