From the Pastor Today, is Christmas Eve.I sure hope you will join us tonight for one of our three services at 5:00 pm, 7:30 pm or 11:00 pm.The reality is that people are going to come into the buildings tonight to "play with fire."In our hugest numbers of the year, we come together having donned our most festive clothing, with our hearts filled with cheer and joy, surroun...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, December 24 through Friday, January 3, 2020 Sunday, December 29, 2019 - 10:00 A.M. Combined Worship Services/Church Sanctuary There will be no Sunday School Scripture: Psalm 148 and Isaiah 63:7-9 Sermon: "What the Lord Has Done for Us!" Rev. Charlie Gross Tuesday, December 24. 2019 -Christmas Eve Services - Candles and Carols 5:00 P...Keep Reading
From the Pastor There is a magic of music.Howelsedo you explain the spell that music casts over us?In Ephesians, the Apostle Paul mentions music in the same breath that he talks about wine, "intoxicating" music, - "intoxicating" wine. For example, we can listen to a snippet of a song, and suddenly be transported back 25 years to our high school prom, a backyard summer ba...Keep Reading
Upcoming Events Friday, December 20 through Friday, December 27, 2019 Sunday, December 22, 2019 - 8:00 and 10:30 A.M. Worship Services/Church Sanctuary Sunday School for all ages at 9:30 A.M. No Kid's Own Worship - Christmas Cantata Christmas Cantata: The Mystery and the Majesty Director: Erik Welchans Pianist: Janet Braightmeyer Tuesday, December 24. 2019 ...Keep Reading
From the Pastor There is a phrase that Jeb Stuart used to sign at the end his letters to General Robert E. Lee.He would finish his letters with the words, "Yours to count on."I believe that Jesus wants us to stand with others in that way.At the Last Supper, Jesus looked around at his disciples and said,"I am calling you 'friends.'"Our friendship with Jesus Christ makes us...Keep Reading
Upcoming Events Friday, December 13 through Friday, December 20 Friday, December 13, 2019 - 6:15 P.M. - Jacob's Ladder Nursery School Christmas Musical The congregation is invited to come and enjoy the JLNS musical entitled, "There Was An Old Lady Who Swallowed a Bell". It is sure to bring a smile to your face! Sunday, December 15, 2019 - 8:00 and 10:30 A.M. Wors...Keep Reading
From the Pastor There are certain mysteries in life that make us stop and wonder, "Why?"Why is it that you can tell someone there are four hundred billion stars in the sky and they will believe you, but if the same person sees a "Wet Paint" sign on a park bench, and they just have to touch it?Why do banks charge you an "Insufficient Funds" fee when they already know you...Keep Reading
Upcoming Events Friday, December 6 through Friday, December 13, 2019 Sunday, December 8, 2019 - 8:00 A.M. and 10:30 A.M. Worship Services Church Sanctuary Sunday School for all ages at 9:30 A.M. Kids Own Worship at 10:30 A.M. Service - Held in the Family Life Center Scripture: Psalm 121 and Isaiah 9:2-7 Sermon: "All I Want For Christmas Is..."The Weight of the Wor...Keep Reading