• Dec2017

    Touching Hearts

    December 31, 2017

    Everyone appreciates a word of praise, an encouraging word, and a word of acknowledgement in the midst of a crowd and the tempest of life.  Perhaps Christmas is so special because we seek to share, and tend to receive, more of others hearts than at any other time of year. ...

  • Nov2017

    JoHannah Reardon writes of being a little girl not raised attending church. “Therefore Christmas was a family time, but not a time to consider what it meant that Christ was born in Bethlehem. As a teenager, I remember going to a friend’s house during Advent. After dinner, the father of...

  • Oct2017

    On November 21, 1620 after four months on board, the Pilgrims came to rest in Provincetown Harbor where “they fell upon their knees and blessed the God of Heaven who brought them over the vast and furious ocean and delivered them from all the perils and miseries thereof.” Their purpose was...

  • October Newsletter

    October 1, 2017

    WHAT’S HAPPENING AROUND THE CHURCH AND CARLISLE Senior Food Pantry bagging day will be on Monday, October 23 from 9-11 am. Senior Food Pantry distribution will be Wednesday, October 25 from 9:00-11. If any member has a child or grandchild they would like to include in the Baby Life Honorary...

  • October

    October 1, 2017

    Our Youth Program has started back!! If you know someone in the 7th to 12th grade that is not currently coming to our Youth please let us know so we can invite them..!! Thank you for your support!! Chuck 1st – Youth will meet at 5p in the FLC 8th...

  • October

    October 1, 2017

    Chancel Choir and Praise Team rehearsals have started. Music buffs and casual listeners alike can all agree on one thing, without the composers like Bach, Beethoven and Brahms, there would be no Leonard Bernstein, Paul McCartney, Elton John, Chris Tomlin, 3rd Day or any other modern composers we’ve come to...

  • Sep2017

    Crushed!

    September 29, 2017

    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...

  • No More Fog!

    September 27, 2017

    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...

  • What is God thinking?

    September 22, 2017

    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. ...

  • His Will

    September 15, 2017

    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...