Finders Keepers, Losers Weepers: Why Missions Matters
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Finders Keepers, Losers Weepers: Why Missions Matters

  I have a confession to make:  I’m a loser.  Not the kind of loser who through poor choices or bad luck never seems to make a success of things.  No, I’m the kind of loser who, well…loses things.  Lots of things.  Repeatedly.  Over and over. Jackets, keys, books, important papers.  You name it; I’ve...

UNITED!
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UNITED!

Something happened this past weekend. Something unexpected, but also something that was incredibly exciting to be a part of. This past weekend, a group of students came together out at Unite Winter Camp. Like so many other situations with teenagers, there was a group who knew each other well, and a group of newer students...

And The Winner Is…
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And The Winner Is…

Thank you to everyone who guessed how many MnM’s are in the jar and who showed interest in the Harvest Food Pantry that is opening in the Spring. I know everyone has been waiting anxiously to find out how many MnM’s are in the jar so without further ado…. There are 1,083 MnM’s in the...

Using Lent to Draw Closer to God
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Using Lent to Draw Closer to God

Today is Ash Wednesday, which marks the beginning of a practice known as Lent. Lent is observed mainly by Christians in the Anglican, Calvinist, Lutheran, Methodist, Roman Catholic and Eastern Orthodox traditions. The purpose of Lent is traditionally the preparation of the believer through prayer, penance, repentance of sins, charity, atonement and self-denial. Lent lasts...

Together as One Body
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Together as One Body

  “There is no longer Jew or Greek, there is no longer slave or free, there is no longer male and female; for all of you are one in Christ Jesus. And if you belong to Christ, then you are Abraham’s offspring, heirs according to the promise.” The Church is One body made up of many...

Wow. Just. Wow.
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Wow. Just. Wow.

What a great turn out we had at the Chili Cook Off this past Sunday evening!  Although the numbers are not officially in, we estimate at least 150+ people enjoyed food, fun and fellowship! Not only did we have 21 different Chili’s entered into the contest but we also had 20 *awesome* Raffle Baskets that...

Visitation vs. Living in Full
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Visitation vs. Living in Full

Visitation vs Living in Full Though my parents divorced after eleven years of marriage they fought with each other for many more years. One topic that came up frequently— visitation. I remember one such battle, they were going back and forth about weekends, mid-week visits, and the upcoming holidays which were hers and which were...

Are You Listening?
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Are You Listening?

  Being a “good listener” is not how I would describe myself. If I had to describe myself it would be more along the lines of “good talker.” Listening isn’t something that comes easily or naturally to me. On the other hand, my husband is a great listener – it is part of what makes...

A BIG THANK YOU . . .
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A BIG THANK YOU . . .

A BIG THANK YOU… ….to all of the Harvest Christian Church congregation for helping donate to the Thanksgiving Basket Drive and The Christmas Giving Tree. With your help, we were able to deliver 30 Thanksgiving Baskets to local families in need. With your help, we were able to adopt 5 families and deliver 70 Christmas...

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Day 5 The Adventure Begins

I went to a funeral yesterday for an old friend named Joe Popp. He was real involved in our church a few years back. Joe had seen a lot of tough times in his 54 years. Scores of surgeries left him in constant pain -Click here DailyWellnessPro to know more about diabetes, the best sugar...