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    Children’s & Family Ministries: Nursery News

    by Gary Ingram

    We invite you to visit our new updated Nursery! During the 10:15 am service, the Nursery will be staffed with two childcare providers for children ages 2 years and younger. Parents may leave their children while they attend worship in the Sanctuary. Alternatively, as of September 23, 2018, our 10:15 am worship service will be […]

    We Warmly Welcome Our New Children and Family Ministry Director!

    by Gary Ingram

    The Children and Family Ministries Search Committee is overjoyed to announce Stacy Currie as our new Director of Ministries to Children and Their Families, effective July 16th. Stacy comes to us after 13 years as a Christian nursery school teacher at The Children’s Corner in Liberty Corner, NJ. She has been a pivotal member of […]

    Gardening Angels Needed

    by Gary Ingram

    All over our beautiful campus there are gardening jobs to be tackled for all levels of energy and skill; weeding, pruning, mulching, planting to name a few. Your support is greatly needed. Can you give an hour, or a day? Maybe a one time commitment or are you able to “adopt” a little piece of […]

    We Welcome Rev. Pat Jackson as Guest Preacher

    by Gary Ingram

    We will warmly welcome the Rev. Pat Jackson as our guest preacher at both worship services on the weekend of June 30 – July 1. Pat has been serving as pastor of Blue Ridge Presbyterian Church of Raytown, Missouri since 2009. A “second career” pastor, Rev. Jackson previously worked for a decade in work- force […]

    Ecuador Mission Trip

    by Gary Ingram

    Here are the volunteers who will travel to Ecuador on Sunday, July 7 for one week. Please pray for the following trip members as they go to spread God’s love to those greatly in need:

    An Update on the Sanctuary and Chapel Roofs

    by Gary Ingram

    Dear Friends, As mentioned in previous communication to the congregation, inspection of the Sanctuary and Chapel roofs last Fall confirmed that both roofs have reached the end of their lives and need to be replaced. Our Sanctuary roof dates back to1869! The original roof was torn off in a severe storm that some said was […]

    Fall Block Party Planning Team Being Formed

    by Gary Ingram

    Though the summer has not quite arrived we are already beginning plans for a fresh and festive kick off of the new school year next September. Do you have ideas or energy to help plan our Fall Block Party Celebration which will be happening on Sunday, September 16? We’d love to hear from you.  Contact Allison […]

    An Update from Bernie and Farsijana Adeney-Risakotta

    by Gary Ingram

    We help support Bernie and Farsijana, missionaries in Indonesia. You may recall them visiting here a couple of years ago. They recently sent us a newsletter highlighting some of their recent activities. Click to view the newsletter:

    Video from Homeless Solutions

    by Gary Ingram

    Homeless Solutions, one of our mission partners, shared their new video with us:  A Journey Home We are excited to share our latest Homeless Solutions video with you. Hear from Megan and Rebecca. Single mothers who share their difficult journey from being homeless to having a place to call home for their families. We […]