Our Engagement with Islam

We are excited to welcome guest speaker, Dr. Jay Smith, to hear about his engagement with and heart for Muslim people. Due to a growing Islamic Radicalism around the world, and the increase of Muslims coming as refugees to the Palmyra/Lancaster area, there may be a sense of fear and timidity in the Church when engaging publicly with Muslims. Yet, Muslims …

To the Ends of the Earth

This week we continue this teaching series with the message, To the Ends of the Earth.  God‘s desire is that everyone accept His Son, Jesus Christ, and Christ alone, for the forgiveness of sin. Across all lines – no barriers – everyone has access to God, through Jesus, by the power of the Holy Spirit. Sunday’s message will be taken …

Playing it Safe: The Ultimate Risk in the Kingdom

We welcome Dr. Craig Sider as our guest speaker.  Currently the President of MOVEMENT.ORG, Dr. Sider is also a former Bishop of the BIC’s Atlantic Conference.  He will share the message, Playing it Safe :  The Ultimate Risk in the Kingdom.  Jesus invites us to a life of adventure. Adventure occurs by taking what God has placed in our hands as individuals, …

Learning to Walk…all over again ( Prayer)

Pastor Amanda will share Part Two of the message, Learning to Walk…all over again.  As a follower of Christ, this means learning a new posture and a new dependency on God, rather than the externals of life. If God loves us so much, then why don’t we spend more time with Him? We’ll learn how the context of GOD’S LOVE not only invites us but keeps us on our knees in …

The Power of S.H.A.P.E.

This week we’ll wrap up Serve One, Worship One with the message, The Power of S.H.A.P.E.  Week Two of the S.H.A.P.E. Tour will also take place in the lobby before, in between and after services.  All of the Ministries of the church will be represented and you are invited to stop by each table to learn more about where your S.H.A.P.E. might be …

Serve One, Worship One

This week we begin the two-week message series, Serve One, Worship One. This is all about what the local church can be when everyone discovers their gifts, their passions, their abilities, their personalities, their life experiences, and uses them to God’s honor and glory. “Every local churchgoer has a choice to make. He can park in his usual spot in the church …

Forgiveness – A Life Without Regret

This week we dive further into the topic of forgiveness again this week with the message, A Life WithoutRegret. Through the story of Peter, we’ll see that if you get close enough to God, you will see yourself the way God sees you. Forgiveness is real when it comes from God, but it doesn’t become real in our lives until we learn …

Between Parades

In the message, Between Parades, we’ll look at how Jesus entered what we know as Holy Week as the honored figure in a historic parade – He left the week crucified by the same people.  We will also look at our own personal response to this man called Jesus – and His invitation to follow Him.    

Eyes of Faith

This week, I’ll speak from Numbers 13 and 14with the message, Eyes of Faith.  When confronted with the choice to follow God – Eyes of Faith – or to give in to our fear – Eyes of Fear – what will you choose? Eyes of Faith will bring courage – confidence – the will to do whatever God is asking …

Commitment Sunday

This week, Commitment Sunday, we’ll conclude the Still Unfinished series with the message, Commitment to the Lord.  I’ll share from Colossians 4:2-6 and explain that moving into the new auditorium is not the finish line – it is the starting line!  As we come to Commitment Sunday, may our resources overflow so we don’t waste this opportunity!