Category Archives: Pastor’s Messages

Pastor’s Message for May 2009

Dear Friends in Christ ~ Think of the many times that we pray: before meals or bed; for positive results or release from trouble; for blessings for special occasions or our friends and family. In the Gospels, Jesus taught us … Continue reading

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Pastor’s Message for April 2009

Dear Friends in Christ ~ In 1913, while struggling through a crisis in his faith journey, George Bernard composed these very famous words: On a hill far away stood an old rugged cross, the emblem of suffering and shame; and … Continue reading

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Pastor’s Message for March 2009

In 325 CE, the Council of Nicea first referred to Lent as the “forty days” that come immediately before Easter. Since Sundays were always recognized as “little Easters”, the 40 days of the season did NOT include Sundays. And, since … Continue reading

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Pastor’s Message for February 2009

As I write my letter this month, David and I are busy putting the finishing touches on our mission trip plans. Sunday, February 1st, bright and early, we will join 20 other folks from the Pennsylvania Southeast Conference for a … Continue reading

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Pastor’s Message for December 2008

My childhood home was in the West Oak Lane section of Philadelphia. Plymouth Street was 1 long block of row homes, and ours was a neighborhood filled with families with many children. One of my favorite childhood memories is of … Continue reading

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