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...

The Christian Community: A Place to Disagree
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The Christian Community: A Place to Disagree

I think it is a safe thing to say that a well-cultivated church atmosphere would be a comfortable and inviting place for people to relax and be open with what they are feeling and the things with which they are struggling. A core component of Christian community is recognizing that we are all different, with...

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...

We Did It Again….
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We Did It Again….

We not only stepped up as a church body but knocked it out of the ball park! We surpassed all expectations for our annual Thanksgiving Basket Drive. Final count, we collectively donated food including turkeys for 52 Thanksgiving Baskets!  52!  In years past, which was also utterly fantastic, we donated on average 25 baskets. Over...