For the Living of These Days—A Word from Renee Purtlebaugh

By nature, I am a future thinker, thinking and planning and playing out what if scenarios in my mind. Sometimes, this skill is incredibly helpful. For example, it allows me to plan for children’s activities, think ahead to might what … Continue reading

For the Living of These Days—A Word from Carol Harston

“We value a healthy community, where honest relationships provide all people safety, encouragement, acceptance and healing, and challenge us to practice gentleness, forgiveness, and continued growth.” When the church worked to create the mission, vision, and core values for “Vision … Continue reading

Ways to Support Others Locally

The following are some ways that you can help others in our community during the COVID-19 pandemic: * Make a donation to La Casita at http://www.lacasitacenter.org. Currently, they are not taking food donations but are accepting monetary gifts for purchasing food. … Continue reading

For the Living of These Days—A Word from Renee Purtlebaugh

Two weeks ago, I traveled to Chicago for a day-long conference with Traci Smith, pastor of Elmhurst Presbyterian Church and an author/advocate for family faith formation with a bent toward how that formation happens at home. Traci’s approach to faith … Continue reading