The Redemption of Scrooge: Advent Study

by Kristen Franchetti
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The Redemption of Scrooge, based upon Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol, will explore the world of Ebenezer Scrooge, Tiny Tim, and the Cratchits, with an eye to Christian faith.  Along the way we will meet the Ghosts of Christmas Past, Present, and Yet to Come and learn about living with and for others in a […]

Fall Block 1: Community

by Kristen Franchetti

Contemporary North Americans must be feeling the need of it because everything from a TV sitcom to bank promotions, car dealers, and FaceBook are offering it. We live in a world of gated “communities” for one demographic and the “World’s Biggest Small Group” community for another. It seems that anything and everything remotely religious is […]

The Youth Mission Trip to Eastern Shore Virginia

by Brenda Boody

Tyler Irelan and I led some of the church youth on a mission trip to Virginia. The youth that attended the trip are Maurice Darby, Veronika Bergen, Rebecca Brown, Kaylah Rothmiller, Nzingha Rothmiller, and Angelina Samanns. They travelled south to the small town of Melfa, Virginia. The demographic of the town was mostly immigrant farm […]

Fall Roundtable Pulpit

by pcw1rick

You are invited to register for the Fall Roundtable Pulpit. There are two four-week sessions: September 6, 13, 20, & 27 or October 4, 11, 18, & 25 The Roundtable Pulpit is a group of lay people that meets each week with Dr. Oehler. The 4-week session will be held on Wednesdays, from 7:00pm – […]

Fall Sunday School Class: Fall Block 1: Community

by pcw1rick

Contemporary North Americans must be feeling the need of it because everything from a TV sitcom to bank promotions, car dealers, and Facebook are offering it. We live in a world of gated “communities” for one demographic and the “World’s Biggest Small Group” community for another. It seems that anything and everything remotely religious is […]

An Unknown Treasure

by Milt Fredericks

A few years ago I wrote an article for the newsletter about one of the real unknown treasures in our church – our Library. I felt, because some time had passed and refreshers are always helpful; and because for many this treasure is still unknown; a sequel was called for. Just as Ron Howard, George […]

…a vision for young people…

by Phil Oehler

The Presbyterian Church (USA) has a vision for young people and as Presbyterians are want to do, we have a written vision statement: The Presbyterian Church (USA) has a vision for young people and as Presbyterians are want to do, we have a written vision statement: In the midst of a beautiful and broken world, […]