Crushed!

Six years old and left sleeping in the back of the station wagon after the family returned home is a bittersweet memory.  Back then I didn’t need a mattress or pad for comfort.  I was waking up, groggy, appreciating the perfect temperature of the car and realizing where I was...

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No More Fog!

George Müller was a Christian evangelist and the director of the Ashley Down orphanage in Bristol, England. He cared for 10,024 orphans during his lifetime and many are the stories of his dependence on prayer to meet their needs. Muller’s dependence upon prayer and his social concern shaped decades of...

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What is God thinking?

I have never stood next to an open grave at a cemetery without a sense of sadness and loss.  Never.  Neither the sun shining nor the rain pouring changes how I feel in a cemetery. Jesus felt the same way as he stood outside the tomb of his friend, Lazarus. ...

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His Will

PASTOR’S NOTE – September 15th, 2017 Was it God’s will for people to lose their lives, homes, and dreams from hurricanes Harvey and Irma? Is there a difference between God allowing things to happen and Him causing or willing them to occur? BIG TIME. The will of an omnipotent eternal...

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September

Hello! I pray that you’ve had a wonderful summer and now it’s time to get back to practice on Wednesdays. Chancel Choir will start on Wednesday, September 13th at 6:30 p.m. Praise Team will start at 7:30 p.m. Come and bring someone with you! Let’s fill the choir loft this...

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September Newsletter

WHAT’S HAPPENING AROUND THE CHURCH AND CARLISLE Senior Food Pantry bagging day will be on Monday, September 18 from 9-11 am. Senior Food Pantry distribution will be Wednesday, September 20 from 9:00-11. If any member has a child or grandchild they would like to include in the Baby Life Honorary...

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Hey Dad!

PASTOR’S NOTE – September 8th, 2017 I answered the phone frantically searching for a piece of paper to write a note. I hung up and paused over the discovery of my frantic search; an inconsequential list written by my Dad. No big deal except he had died several weeks earlier....

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Favorite Things

Pastor’s Note: Favorite Things – September 3, 2017 Sunday worship afterglow over food with family and friends. Reading the paper and a Sunday afternoon nap. These are a few of my favorite things. Those things we esteem and repeat shape us over time. More than just habits they define what...

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