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.

Power Up was a Blast!
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Power Up was a Blast!

At our VBS we got to learn about the Holy Spirit, but I also am confident that we got to feel and observe the Holy Spirit as well. God’s power was so evident throughout the whole week in these interactions and experiences. It made my heart so happy to see this for the kids at Harvest.

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....

On Hospitality – Great Job and Keep Going
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On Hospitality – Great Job and Keep Going

I went my whole 18 years growing up to a great church of 800 in central Indiana that feels very similar to Harvest. I then moved and went to a small church of 30 in college, which was a totally different experience. Except one summer when I ended up having an internship, so I packed...

Be a Scripture-Memory Super Hero!
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Be a Scripture-Memory Super Hero!

You may recognize some booklets for our “Super Hero Memory Program” that have gone home with your kids in the last couple of weeks (1st-3rd Graders). We are very excited about this! I am investing in our kids memorizing the Bible, in them hiding Scripture in their hearts. My goal is to get them started...

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...

Fruits of the Spirit
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Fruits of the Spirit

In Uptown have been talking about the fruits of the Spirit. We had one memory verse during this series, and that is Galatians 5:22-23. My goal for the children in this series is to know that piece of Scripture, “But the fruits of the Spirit are love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, and self-control....

While We Are Talking About Community
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While We Are Talking About Community

Recently, on a Saturday, I joined three ladies from our congregation during a morning of service at Adorned in Grace. We only had room for a small group in their back storage area. When we arrived, Dottie from Adorned in Grace, walked us around their showroom and explained what their mission is. Adorned in Grace is...