Food Pantry Update
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Food Pantry Update

The Pantry here at Harvest has just been so good lately.
It has been an encouragement to my heart to see the Lord’s provision and I want to write so that you all may be encouraged as well.

Waiting for Change
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Waiting for Change

Have I become so accustomed to life here on Earth that life after the return of the Christ, where pain and striving will cease and the perfection of the Garden of Eden will return, has simply become a part of my theology, rather than a future reality on which I can depend? Have I placed the temporary amusement found in a movie above the everlasting peace of life in the presence of God? I’d like to say “no,” but I don’t think that would be the most truthful of responses.

Now and Then
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Now and Then

What is left, then, is a choice: do I curse my circumstances, and, like Jonah after his plan for Nineveh to be destroyed was disrupted, refuse to change? Or do I evaluate what this new phase has brought, and attempt to roll with the punches?

Have you Heard? The Carnival is this Sunday.
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Have you Heard? The Carnival is this Sunday.

The Carnival is brings in over 1,200 kids and parents from our community. It is a fun way to reach out, show love to those around us, and plant seeds about the church and Jesus! We look forward to seeing some of the families who come to the carnival walk through our doors on a Sunday morning.

Food Pantry Update
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Food Pantry Update

Because of this, people have come. This summer, we have served an average of 21 shoppers on Sundays and an average of 15 shoppers on Wednesdays. This average represents about 36 households and families a week being served.

A Week in the Life
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A Week in the Life

Sunday: I am open today from 11 am to 1 pm. Generally a team of two, alternating weeks, staff me. People come in the side door past the big staircase in the wedding garden where they are greeted and recorded. Depending on their family size, they shop for food to meet about 3-4 days’ need....

It’s Been an Interesting Week…
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It’s Been an Interesting Week…

It’s been an interesting week around here.  The parking lot is full of Red Cross vehicles and the cars and RVs of the evacuees.  The gym is full of cots and tables and stocks of food and essentials.  We became the official East Corbett Evacuee church as of Tuesday.  It’s really a privilege for our...

How Camp Changed My Life
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How Camp Changed My Life

For as long as I can remember, going to camp has always been the highlight of my year. To me, life was divided into two seasons: camp and not camp. And even when I was not at a camp I would visit sites like campingfunzone.com and read all I can about camping. Each year I...

Ten Reasons You Should Help With VBS
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Ten Reasons You Should Help With VBS

Hello Harvest Family. I am sending your way ten reasons why you should be part of the VBS volunteer staff. Some are big, some are small, all are relevant. Enjoy! 1. We have snacks. They’re going to be good snacks. They are going to be theme-driven and cute. Why even finish the list? 2. Jesus...

Fellowship
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Fellowship

              “Friendship is a lot like food. We need it to survive. What is more, we seem to have a basic drive for it. Psychologists find that human beings have fundamental need for inclusion in group life and for close relationships. We are truly social animals.”                           Hara Estroff Marano, Psychology Today   Here at...