From the Pastor "The Stories and Songs of Vacation Bible School" Beginning Sunday, and throughout next week, I get the feeling that Chestnut Level is going to be a surging river of children.The current will be moving constantly, guided by vigilant adult leaders determined that not one of their flock will be lost.And we will take very seriously Jesus's words that when one...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, June 22 through June 29, 2018 Friday, June 22, 2018 - 5:00 P.M. - M.A.S.H. (Mature Adults Serving Him Small Group) - Martin's Farm, 2124 Bald Eagle Road, Drumore This group is for our middle aged people which includes 30 and 40 something year olds.Come any time after 5:00 P.M. and we will eat at 6:30 P.M.Bring your suit for swimming or just ha...Keep Reading
"Time With Dad" A few weeks ago after church on Sunday, I traveled over to New Jersey to spend the weekend with my father.During my time there, Dadand I went out to lunch at a popularhot-dogjoint called"TheGoffle Grill" in Hawthorne.You may not find that remarkable or even very interesting.After all, I've had plenty of lunches with my father, meals at the house, at otherr...Keep Reading
Upcoming Events Friday, June 15, through Friday, June 22, 2018 Friday, June 15, 2018 - 6:00 P.M. - Y.A.L.L. Small Group (Young Adults Loving the Lord) Family Life Center This group will include our college and career aged young people, and will meet for dinner and planning activities for the summer.Please R.S.V.P. to Aaron Atkinson if you are able to attend ataaron@chest...Keep Reading
From the Pastor Last Saturday I was in Greensboro, North Carolina to preach the message at the funeral of my pastor-friend, Richard Cram.It was a wonderful service of music and memories, as we thanked God for Richard's life, and his life of faith in Jesus Christ. Here are excerpts of some of my remarks. Richard came to work for me at Fellowship Presbyterian Church in Gr...Keep Reading
Upcoming Events Friday, June 8 through Friday, June 15, 2018 Sunday, June 10, 2018 - Worship Services/Youth Sunday/ Graduate Recognition - Church Sanctuary Worship services at 8:00 A.M. and 10:30 A.M. Nursery is available for both services. There will be Children's Worship during the 10:30 A.M. service Sunday School for all ages at 9:30 A.M. - Nursery available. Sc...Keep Reading
Upcoming Events Friday, June 1 through Friday, June 8, 2018 Sunday, June 3, 2018 - Worship Services/Communion Church Sanctuary Worship services at 8:00 A.M. and 10:30 A.M. Nursery is available for both services. There will be Children's Worship during the 10:30 A.M. service Sunday School for all ages at 9:30 A.M. - Nursery available. Scripture Readings: 1 Corinthia...Keep Reading
From the Pastor Once upon a time there was a devout Christian who had a cat.Every morning he would get up and spend time in devotion.He read the Bible, meditated, and then prayed.This daily ritual meant a lot to him, and as time went by, his prayer sessions grew longer and more intense.The man's cat also enjoyed these prayer times.Purring as loudly as a tractor up at Buck...Keep Reading