NAMES

Sometimes we have different names for the same thing. A particular musical sound may be named “C”, “Do”, or number “one”. I was Carolyn McCall, then Carolyn Meyer, and now Carolyn Catalano.  Some people call me “Mom”, and one special person calls me “Grammie”. I’m still ME! When I started...

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2017 BLESSINGS

Every day this year I’ve written a sentence on a slip of paper telling about a blessing I received or gave that day. the “2017 Blessings” jar in my office is stuffed full, but somehow I will squeeze in the final December slips. In the midst of 2017’s many changes,...

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I AM BLESSED BY REACHING OUT TO OTHERS

Pastor Andy wrote us some special letters in the last two “Reach” newsletters. As he clarified, our pastors visit people in the hospital. I head up our Care Team; we try to help one another feel God’s love through difficult times. The team meets every two months for an hour....

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WONDERFUL THINGS ARE AVAILABLE

Do you learn best by experiencing, reading or listening? Our church provides all three! EXPERIENCE When you come here, you both experience and help others feel God’s presence. READ Linda Monks maintains a Book Table ministry- you can purchase items at the Family Life Center entrance, plus children’s items are...

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The “Land of Pain”

Some live in the “Land of Pain”, whether physical or emotional (including grief). They cope as best they can with the tools they are given- prayers, help from people (family, friends, professionals), and/or medications…  One of my prayers is that our church family steps up to help. If you have...

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IT IS GOOD TO GIVE THANKS

Our church prints a weekly Prayer Bulletin. Many pray for those listed, whether or not they know much about exactly why the prayers are requested. Our church member Larry Jones works with Stacie Bushong and asked us to list Stacie and her husband Greg on the bulletin. Stacie sent a...

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